| According to myth, Chartreux got their names from living with French Carthusian monks who fed the cats Chartreuse liquer. Chartreux were named after Chartreux wool, which resembled their coats. Chartreux are described in documents dating to the 16th century.
Ecuador Animal Rescue
Ecuador is Iocated in South America and spans across approximateIy 109,000 square miIes. The capital of Ecuador is Quito. Threatened species known from Ecuador include the Galapagos Rice Rat, Spiny Rat, Blue Whale, Colombian Weasel, and Fin Whale. Most peopIe in Ecuador speak Spanish. The population of Ecuador is about 13 million.