'Cinco de Meow' set for Saturday


Published: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 6:06 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 6:12 p.m.

For anyone looking for a pet cat or dog, Alachua County Animal Services is ready to help out at "Cinco de Meow."

The adoption event will be held Saturday at the animal shelter at 3400 NE 53rd Ave. from 1- 4 p.m.

Visitors can also see the changes at the shelter, which include a renovation of the feline adoption center, a newly designed lobby, new furnaces in the kennels, and new air conditioning units.

The event will include a demonstration by the Gainesville Police K-9 unit at 2 p.m. A bake sale also will be held to raise money to pay for pet treats. Willy's Mexicana Grill will provide free refreshments.

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