| 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.
Israel Animal Rescue
Israel is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 8,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Israel speak Hebrew. The capital of Israel is Jerusalem. Threatened species known from Israel include the Mediterranean Monk Seal, Arabian Oryx, Buxton's Bird, Mt. Hermon Field Mouse, and Nubian Ibex.