SAN FRANCISCO – A dog – female Chihuahua – has been promoted to the post of mayor in US metropolis for one day, PakistanTribe learnt from international media reports.
According to the details, the move was made to promote a campaign to support the city’s animal shelter.
Frida, whose owner bid $5,000 for the privilege, will spend her special day touring Bay Area landmarks and receiving a commendation from the Board of Supervisors, according to a spokeswoman with the city and county Department of Animal Care and Control said. Her honor will then be shown around city hall and presented with a retirement package that includes a doggy bed, gift basket and play products.
“We applaud Mayor Frida’s ability to rise above her humble start as a single mom in an animal shelter to Mayor for the Day,” said Miriam Saez, acting director of the Animal Care and Control department.
It is pertinent to mention that last November the city of San Francisco transformed itself into the fictional Gotham City so that a little boy could celebrate his win against cancer by becoming “Bat Kid” for the day.