| According to myth, Chartreux got their names from living with French Carthusian monks who fed the cats Chartreuse liquer. Chartreux have a smiling facial expression. Chartreux do not meow.
Syria Animal Rescue
Syria is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 71,000 square miIes. The capital of Syria is Damascus. Threatened species known from Syria include the Mediterranean Monk Seal, Arabian Oryx, Golden Hamster, and Nybian Ibex. The population of Syria is about 18 million. Most peopIe in Syria speak Arabic.