Same cat. Same stressful day. The morning he was trapped, he sits waiting for his ride to be processed through the ASD TNR program. Which video documents the mental picture the public might associate with 'feral' behavior? Listen to his sigh, and look in to his eyes.
Oct 26, 2011 - Jose Antonio Rodriguez - Water and Sewer Dept 30 years award
"He has two cats he considers family" Odd to comment on his pets, in a less than one min speech to acknowledge 30 years of service to the county Exactly how key were companion animals to political meetings in 2011?
Hilda Mueller 10:57AM Mentions improvements thus far, and requests the funding for further improved programs and a new shelter Cindy Hewitt 11:00AM
Urges the funding of a new animal shelter.
Cites UF, Maddies Fund science, and ASPCA
Discusses the "pet overpopulation" issue in the county
Also mentions "open intake"
Further discusses the issues regarding disease spread in a shelter with these intake numbers.
13,942 animals saved 09-10 saved
Specifically cites ASPCA hel
Apr 4, 2011 - MDC Board of County Commissioners Continuation of new Miami animal shelter discussion Speakers discuss pro and con positions on ASD Director Sara Pizano. Refer to new shelter and also mismanagement. Commissioners and County Manager Hudak discuss funding. Beginning at 11:27AM in the video, Commissioner Heyman recaps a history of nine years prior when ASD was under the police deparment, had no revenue generated other than rabies tags, and then a few minutes later
Feb & Mar 2011 - Moments during Board of County Commission meetings when someone refers to "herding cats" Feb 1, 2011 - Soon-to-be-Mayor Carlos Gimenez, referring to chairing the 13 Miami-Dade County commissioners as "herding cats" Mar 1, 2011 - Representative from Florida Association of Counties, refers to welcoming the newly elected county commissioners from around Florida as "herding cats"
Feb 24th, 2010 2010 Mayor's State of the County Address Feb 24th, 2010 This is the same year over 36,000 dogs and cats were recorded at intake in this shelter. And just a few months before the "heart stick" scandal later in 2010
Throw back to one year ago... Just another day in urban Miami From 2017: If you're sitting at your desk reading hundreds of pages of Foucault, it's important to take a break when you notice your dogs are a bit too interested in your butterfly 🦋 garden! Baby opossum saved and relocated to safer territory ❤