Matilda III sits with a leash on the front desk counter at The Algonquin Hotel. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Algonquin Cat Hosts Party To Benefit Shelter Animals

On Saturday, August 2, Matilda III will host the Algonquin’s annual fundraiser and feline fashion show to benefit The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals.

1010 WINS–08/01/2014

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Furry Friend Finder: Kyle And Gem

In this edition of “Furry Friend Finder,” CBS 2′s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo introduce us to Kyle and Gem, who are looking for homes.

07/27/2014

Maro the dog, available for adoption from Animal Care & Control Manhattan Shelter, 326 East 110th Street.  (Photo Credit: AC&C)

Animal Care & Control of NYC Hosts `Pit Bowl’ Party To Promote Pit Bull Adoption

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) Animal Care & Control of NYC is trying to change the image of the pit bull, and they’re inviting New Yorkers to a ‘Pit Bowl’ bowling party to learn more. It takes […]

1010 WINS–07/26/2014

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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.

07/21/2014

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5 Things High School Seniors Can Do To Prepare For College

Senior year in high school is a time of choices, changes, and transitions. It’s also a time of hard work, where students aren’t just focusing on the schoolwork at hand, but also getting ready for college.

07/21/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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Back To School Study Tips For Teens

Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.

07/21/2014

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Five Fun Activities To Get The Family Outdoors

Make this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.

07/21/2014

Sens. Charles Schumer, second from left, and Richard Blumenthal, second from right, call for a law requiring vets to provide prescriptions for pet medications July 20, 2014. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer, Blumenthal Launch Dogged Pursuit Of Cheaper Pet Meds

Schumer said pet owners are paying a 240 percent markup when you buy pet medications from the vet

07/20/2014

A puppy arrives at North Shore Animal League America in Port Washington on July 18, 2014. (Credit: TV 10/55)

Mill Puppies Arrive At Long Island Shelter To Be Prepped For Adoption

After a six-day journey through the Midwest, the North Shore Animal League America van backed up to the Port Washington shelter, where volunteers and staff eagerly awaited their arrival.

07/18/2014

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Fans Flock To See Grumpy Cat And Oskar The Blind Cat In Manhattan

The world’s most famous feline was back in the Big Apple today, and it was awful.

1010 WINS–07/16/2014

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Summer Road Trip Checklist When Traveling With Kids

Packing essentials for a family-friendly road trip that won’t leave you wishing you’d never left home.

07/07/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Guide to the Fourth Of July will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

07/01/2014

Fans cheer during the Stadium Show on Arthur Ashe Kids' Day prior to the start of the 2012 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 25, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

NYC’s 5 Best Family Friendly Summer Activities

Before it’s time to get the kids ready for back-to-school season, take advantage of the warm weather – and free time – in New York City together. These family friendly activities are great ways to get your kids out and about before the fall arrives.

06/25/2014

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Stamford Fires Animal Shelter Manager For Allegedly Adopting Out Violent Dogs

Stamford Mayor David Martin announced the firing of animal control manager Laurie Hollywood on Wednesday.

06/19/2014

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