Binx the Cat Reunited with Family After Surviving Surfside Condo Collapse
On June 23, 2021 misfortune struck the Miami suburban area of Surfside when the Champlain Towers South apartment broke down in the center of the evening. Search and also rescue initiatives started and also member of the family kept hope as they awaited information concerning their absent liked ones, and also for several that included their absent family pets.
For the Gonzalez household, the missing out on family pet was their precious black feline,Binx According to CBS Miami, Angela Gonzalez and also her 16-year-old child dropped a number of tales when the apartment broke down and also are still recouping from severe injuries. Gonzalez experienced a busted hips, yet still procured her and also her child to safety and security. Miraculously, Binx was discovered secure and also questioning with the debris sixteen days after the structure broke down. Through the power of social media sites blog posts, fliers, and also neighborhood pet cat rescue company Kitty Campus, he was rejoined with his household.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava shared the favorable information and also upgrade on Binx in a press conference on Friday, July 9. Here is what she needed to state on Twitter:
After 16 lengthy and also unbelievably hard days, I have the ability to share a tiny item of great information– Binx from Champlain Towers South has actually been discovered.
Thank you from all-time low of my heart and also in support of our area to the group that contributed in rejoining him with his household. pic.twitter.com/yzDxW6plHG
— Daniella Levine Cava (@MayorDaniella) July 10, 2021
Gina Nicole Vlasek is the founder of Kitty Campus and also the head of state of Saving Sage Animal Rescue Foundation and also she shared even more information concerning this heartfelt rescue.
“Late Thursday night, Officer Mary with MBAA connected to us and also informed us that FEMA had a cat that they thought to be Binx missing out on from # 904. She asked if we might go select it up and also maintain it secure and also assist determine it,” claimed Vlasek in a Facebook article. “The complying with early morning, Friday, July 8th Taylor Gonzalez concerned Kitty Campus come with by initial -responders from throughout to see if the black pet cat we had was certainly the Gonzalez family members Binx.”
Without the effort of neighborhood initial -responders and also Kitty Campus volunteers, this get-together would certainly not have actually been feasible. Binx had not been microchipped, yet has distinctive markings like his tipped ears, a slim face, a small mark on the top of his head, and also white breast hairs which is exactly how Taylor, the earliest Gonzalez child, had the ability to confirm it was him.
In an additional article, Vlasek kept in mind “we are so happy to be able to assist in any type of tiny means. These family members shed a lot, yet our south Florida neighborhoods group job had the ability to provide this.”