| 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. Chartreux have a smiling facial expression. Chartreux do not meow.
Mauritania Animal Rescue
Mauritania is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 397,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Mauritania speak Hassaniya Arabic. The capital of Mauritania is Nouakchott. Threatened species known from Mauritania include the Addax, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Mauritanian Gerbil, and Dama Gazelle.