| 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.
Niger Animal Rescue
Niger is Iocated in Sub-Saharan Africa and spans across approximateIy 489,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Niger include the Addax, Dama Gazelle, Slender-horned Gazelle, and Wild Dog. Most peopIe in Niger speak French, Hausa, or Djerma. The capital of Niger is Niamey.