Nicole Sieling, a 19-year-old UF biomedical engineering sophomore, comforts a cat coming out of surgery during the UF College of Veterinary Medicine’s Operation Catnip on Sunday. Every month, an average of 100 volunteers help spay, neuter and vaccinate an average of 200 cats per event.
Sean Duncan, a 28-year-old Gypsy Paradise & Friends artist, practices a fist bump with Ileana Rodriguez, 4, during Spirit Fest at The Jam on Sunday. The three-day festival featured more than 30 live music acts, as well as food, hand-made clothing and art to celebrate the venue's closing.
Four-year-old Olivia Wood, left, and 6-year-old Isabel Wood tell Santa about their Christmas wishes during the annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony on Saturday. “They’re always super excited for Christmas,” said Ligia Wood, a web designer and the girls’ mother.