A North Miami police sergeant took home a murder suspect's Sheltand sheepdog because she fear little Barbie would be sent to the shelter and euthanized. Now the cop's been suspended. It could play havoc with the case, but I have to say I'm glad the dog is all right. Click here for the story.
Click here for a New York Times story about how authorities are rounding up score of feral cats that Kennedy Airport cats have been feeding and sheltering for years, saying their food attracts birds that endanger aircraft.
“It’s just a happy cat camp,” said Ashot Karamian, president of the Urban Cat League, which specializes in rescuing stray cats in New York and whose members had visited the site in the past.
By MIAMI HERALD STAFF REPORT
Police are searching for a man who tried to abduct a 9-year-old girl who was walking her dog outside her Southwest Miami-Dade home Friday morning.
The man was described as a white male, between 30 and 40 years old, 5 feet 10 inches to six feet two inches, and 170 to 180 pounds. He was seen wearing a brown shirt and black pants.
Miami-Dade police, in a statement to the media, reported that he grabbed the little girl and attempted to pull her away, but then ran away when the girl's dog attacked him. He was last seen running toward Southwest 88th Avenue.
The girl was not injured, police said.
The incident occurred in the vicinity of Southwest 87th Avenue and 146th Street.
In order to prevent the birth of thousands of kittens the Humane Society of Broward County is bringing back $10.00 male cat neuters. The special offer will began Tuesday, October 23 and continue until December 31, 2007! According to Cherie Wachter, Director of Marketing at the shelter, “We offered this same special over the summer and were able to sterilize more than 500 male cats. We hope to do just as many by the end of the year.” The surgeries will be preformed on the shelter’s mobile surgery unit that operates five days a week. Felines can be as young as 8 weeks of age and vaccinations will also be available for additional fees.
To schedule your boy kitty call 954-463-7729 today.
The Humane Society of Broward County is a private, non-profit organization supported by donations from companies and people who want to help us help the homeless animals. Visit www.humanebroward.com today to find out how you can help.