| 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.
Iraq Animal Rescue
Iraq is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 168,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Iraq speak Arabic or Kurdish. Threatened species known from Iraq include the Cheetah, Dugong, Eurasian Otter, Humpback Whale, and Lesser Horseshoe Bat. The population of Iraq is about 26 million.