Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Houston TX: Urgent. Rescue needed by 5/22 for impounded friendly handsome FIV+ cat A1236817

From: Gail C
Date: Tue, May 20, 2014 at 9:02 AM
Subject: Urgent...friendly/pretty cat needs rescue... 05-20-14 Medical FIV A1236817

 From: BARC.Aid@houstontx.gov
Date: Tue, 20 May 2014 10:10:18 -0500
Subject: 05-20-14 Medical FIV A1236817

FIV positive cat was timid at first but setteled down and has frienldy behavior. Available for rescue on 05-22-14.


  • ALL hold requests are to be sent via email only (none will be accepted via phone) with the following required information:
EMAIL SUBJECT:       HOLD for (insert animal id number)
In the body of the email, provide the following:

Animal ID #: _______________________

Name of Rescue Group/Foster: __________________________________________

Name of designated person for pickup: ______________________________

Contact Phone Number for person placing hold: ________________________

Date & Time for pickup: ________________________

  • The hold will be placed for 24 hours and a confirmation email will be sent back to the requestor via email.
  • All incoming BARC Aid emails will be answered during the following hours and within the specified timeframe:
Monday  - Friday
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Within one hour
Saturday - Sunday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Within two hours
Emails received outside of these timeframes will be answered the next day, during these hours.  If a response has not been received within the specified timeframes, please notify Mauricio Zepeda immediately via email mauricio.zepeda@houstontx.gov or cell phone 832.623.3871 (days off Saturday and Sunday). If no response from Mauricio please contact the front desk at 713-229-7351.

Mauricio Zepeda, Foster & Rescue Coordinator - BARC Outreach
City of Houston, Administration & Regulatory Affairs Department
BARC Animal Shelter & Adoptions
3200 Carr
Houston, Texas 77026

Direct: 713.229.7354
Cellular:  832.623.3871
Fax: 713.222.5166
Email: mauricio.zepeda@houstontx.gov 

**To place a hold on a dog or cat please contact barc.aid@houstontx.gov**