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    Surviving members of family caught in Surfside condo collapse reunite with pet cat, Binx

    The Gonzalez family and several of their pets were in their ninth floor apartment in Champlain Towers South the night of June 24 when the building suddenly collapsed in the middle of the night. At least two members of the family were seriously injured in the collapse one is still missing.  Several of their pets also went missing. But on Thursday, exactly two weeks after the 12-story building fell, they were reunited with one of their pets, a small black cat named Binx.  “I’m glad that this small miracle could bring some light into the lives of a grieving family today and could provide a bright spot for our whole…

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    Search and rescue dogs look for survivors at Florida condo collapse

    WATCH: Search and rescue dogs look for survivors at Florida condo collapse Updated: 8:02 PM EDT Jul 2, 2021 K-9 search and rescue dog teams started looking for survivors in the rubble of Champlain Towers South.Families are counting on the dogs to help find loved ones.The dogs are part of Florida Task Force-1 (FL-TF1).Their keen sense of smell and agile nature gives them an advantage over their human handlers in rescue situations. The team the animals work with said the dogs have as many as 300 million smell receptors in their noses. Humans only have about 6 million. These dogs are helping to direct search crews and saving them time.Watch…

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    Firefighters offer cat food to missing pets trapped alive in the Miami condo collapse rubble

    In addition to human survivors, firefighters at the collapsed building in Surfside, Florida are looking for pets. Less than half of Champlain Towers South remains standing after the apartment complex partially collapsed last week, leaving at least 16 dead and 147 missing. But in that remaining part of the building, officials believe some families’ dogs, cats, and other animals may still be alive. “It’s heartbreaking,” Miami City Commissioner Ken Russell told The Washington Post. “So for there to be some hope that families can be reunited with these pets in this tragedy, it is important. They are going to have lost so much. If we can at least help them…

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