Austin photographer and Chronicle contributor Sandy Carsonhad been working with Sally on a photo documentary he’s preparing on feral cat trapping. Sally would take the cats to Austin Humane Society for spay and neuter services, and one year her record was 600 cats, he said.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
In the spirit of Friday the 13th, on the night of Friday, April 13, the Central Texas SPCA will host a Masquerade Ball at the Mansion at Judges Hill to celebrate the organization’s 24thanniversary.
The Central Texas SPCA, is a privately-funded, no-kill animal shelter serving the Greater Austin area, has reached a milestone in its mission of finding forever families for homeless dogs and cats for more than 24 years.
The Masquerade Ball will be held from 6:00-10:00 p.m. on April 13 at the historic Mansion at Judges' Hill in downtown Austin. Attendees of this elegant event will enjoy dinner, a Pet Parade, live and silent auctions including donations from generous local vendors, and a Wag Your Tail fundraiser. Cocktail attire with a mask is suggested.
At the Ball, the Central Texas SPCA will honor State Representative Eddie Rodriguez as the 2012 Animal Advocate of the year for his work during the 2011 Texas Legislative Session to pass House Bill 1451 (the Puppy Mill law). Rep. Rodriguez also passed House Resolution 13, which recognized October 2011 as Adopt a Shelter Pet Month in Texas. All those who support animal rescue efforts are invited to join in celebrating the shelter and Rep. Rodriguez’s achievements.
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