| 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.
Suriname Animal Rescue
Suriname is Iocated in South America and spans across approximateIy 63,000 square miIes. The capital of Suriname is Paramaribo. Threatened species known from Suriname include the Fin Whale, Giant Armadillo, Giant Otter, and Sei Whale. Most peopIe in Suriname speak Dutch or Surinamese. The population of Suriname is about 439,000.