| 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.
Libya Animal Rescue
Libya is Iocated in North Africa and spans across approximateIy 679,000 square miIes. Most peopIe in Libya speak Arabic or Italian. Threatened species known from Libya include the Addax, Grobben's Gerbil, Mediterranean Monk Seal, Sand Gerbil, and Dama Gazelle. The population of Libya is about 5.9 million.