|Mega Pet Adoption Event|
MEGA- PET-ADOPTION EVENT HELD AT TROPICAL PARK IN MIAMI
225 animals were adopted at a nonstop 12 hour adoptathon with more than 500 homeless animals
MIAMI, FL—April 9, 2013-- Every animal lover’s fantasy came true! Following the amazing success of 726 furr-ever, loving and happy homes found at the two Mega Adoption Events hosted last year, Miami’s Mega Pet Adoption Event was back again at Tropical Park where 225 animals were adopted!
Sponsored by ASPCA, the event was held from 09:00am till 09:00pm without stopping. The ASPCA, the Humane Society of Greater Miami, Miami-Dade Animal Services, and The Cat Network, together with rescue groups from all over South Florida, hosted the event in Tropical Park. This was a family affair with a Kid’s Arena, presented by Pet Supermarket, complete with fun games for children of all ages. More than 3,000 people came to the event.
There was entertainment and refreshments by a variety of vendors and performers including A Kids Party Express, Belly Motions, Canine Counselors, Carioca Capoeira Miami, Dance Factory, DJ Stephano, Dogzy Collars, GastroPod Mobile Gourmet, Grove Naturals, Glamour by J’s, Ms. Cheezious, PetSupermarket, PetsTrust, Sambrosa Food Truck, Sugar Yummy Mama, YOMO, Waffleosophy and more. Admission to the park was free and complimentary parking was available in the park.
Humane Society of Greater Miami
Miami Dade Animal Services
The Cat Network, Inc. (CN) is a Florida 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation dedicated to humanely reducing cat overpopulation by educating the public about the need to sterilize their pets and strays; providing access to low-cost spay/neuter services for stray, homeless and abandoned cats; helping members in their efforts to place adoptable cats in loving homes; and advocating non-lethal population control and humane public policy. The Cat Network was established in June 1995, and it’s members have since helped sterilize over 70,000 free roaming, community cats using low-cost spay neuter certificates, and placing over 8,000 cats in loving homes.