People & Their Pets | Social Miami & Paws 4 You Rescue | December 2011
People & Their Pets is a monthly newsletter featuring 3 South Florida residents and their pets. It’s purpose is to spread the word about Paws 4 You Rescue as well as highlight the special relationship all the pet owners have with their pets. December’s issue featured Mariana Cruz, Valerie Barkley de Pearson, and Jennifer Diliz.
Mariana Cruz is a dedicated animal lover, committed to donating time and money to help animals and organizations that protect and feed them. Mariana is co-partner in CruzJac Productions a television production company. CruzJac Productions is currently producing a project based on the true story of a dog that was lost by the airlines. The dog’s heartbroken owner went to Washington DC and fought to pass the “Safe Air Travel for Animals Act- S1193”. Mariana Cruz is the Chairperson for Catalyst Miami Prosperity Event 2011, which assists low income families and individuals. In addition, she contributes to the Natural Resources Defense Council in order to support the NRDC efforts to protect the gray wolves that are being killed, and the ASPCA.
Pictured: Mariana Cruz with Sugarcane.
Valerie Barkley de Pearson is a French actress who was nominated for a Cesar award for her role in The Takeover with F. Murray Abraham and Robert Hossein. She lived in Paris most of her life and has been living in Florida for the past ten years. She and her family have been living in Miami Beach surrounded by ten pets: two parrot Macaws, six cats that she rescued at shelters, and two dogs. She loves animals and she regrets that their rights are not respected well enough around the world.
Pictured: Valerie Barkley de Pearson with macaws Paris & Hector and Cocker Spaniel Kiwi.
Jennifer Diliz is a successful marketing and public relations professional who dedicates her time to community work and has a passion for animals. Jennifer is the proud owner of Cosmo and her rescued cat Bebo.
Pictured: Jennifer Diliz with Cosmo.