Troubled Miami-Dade Animal Shelter Kills Dozens of Cats. More Die. Adoption Needed.
Seventy-two cats have been killed and 14 have died after an outbreak of disease at the Miami-Dade Animal Shelter. About 40 more healthy felines have been been moved r due to the disease, which is called panleukopenia.
Pizano left after several documented cases of neglect and abuse at the underfunded facility in Medley. Animal groups had pushed for more compassionate treatment of animals there. More than 7000 people signed a petition demanding her departure.
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