| 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.
Solomon Islands Animal Rescue
Solomon Islands is Iocated in Oceania and spans across approximateIy 10,000 square miIes. The population of Solomon Islands is about 552,000. Threatened species known from Solomon Islands include the Cusp-toothed Fruit Bat, Montane Monkey-faced Bat, Emperor Rat, and Poncelet's Giant Rat. Most peopIe in Solomon Islands speak English or Melanesian pidgin.