Tag Archives: High Springs

Cats cared for, may be ready for adoption in Alachua County

There are around 635 cats who made it out alive of an Alachua County sanctuary, in what authorities said was the largest cat hoarding case in the United States. In June almost 700 cats were seized from Haven Acres Cat Sanctuary in High Springs Forida, they are now being sheltered at warehouses in Gainesville. And as Florida's 89.1 WUFT-FM'S Jessica Becerra reports it's hoped they will be adopted soon.

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New bus service for rural areas

A new bus service will offer transportation to Gainesville for only a dollar. The route will run through Alachua County areas of High Springs, Newberry and Archer. The route will connect residents in rural areas to the city and Assistant Manager at MV Transportation Kenny Gonzalaz says the route is …

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Neighbors of Cat sanctuary in High Springs question permit revocation

Residents nearby the Haven Acres Cat Sanctuary, whose permit was revoked Tuesday, are questioning the health department’s inspections of the property. The sanctuary had nearly 700 cats taken away last month due to various health code violations. Nearby residents have sent emails to the county questioning if previous inspections were …

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The Psychology of Hoarders

With the cat-hoarding case at the Haven Acres Cat Sanctuary in High Springs, hoarding is getting new attention as a disorder. WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta has more. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Hoarding Wrap.mp3]

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500 cats rescued from High Springs cat sanctuary

More than 500 cats have been rescued from a cat sanctuary in High Springs… National organizations were called in to help with this operation and WUFT-FM’s Corey Bachman spoke with the Division Director for Alachua County Animal Services, David Flagler, who says the bulk of these cats were living in …

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Shots fired at Alachua County school

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement will be investigating a shooting that occured earlier today at the High Springs Community School, 1105 North Main Street. High Springs police chief Jim Troiano talked with WUFT-FM’s news director Tom Krynski. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/troianoFP.mp3]

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