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Furry Friend Finder (credit: CBS 2)

Furry Friend Finder: Kaitlyn And Lola Belle

In this edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2′s Diane Macedo and Andrea Grymes introduce us to Kaitlyn and Lola Belle, who are looking for homes.

05/18/2014

Christoper Nadareski tags one of the falcons born atop Nassau University Medical Center. (Credit: CBS 2)

Baby Falcons Tagged For Tracking After Birth Atop Nassau University Medical Center

State wildlife biologist Christopher Nadareski wasn’t taking any chances when he cautiously removed two baby falcon chicks from an improbable nest 17-stories above the street on top of the Nassau University Medical Center.

05/14/2014

About 25 dead cats were found inside neatly-tied plastic bags hanging from tree limbs in Yonkers. (credit: SPCA of Westchester)

Reward In Killings of 25 Cats In Yonkers Climbs To $25,000

The cats were found last month in plastic bags hanging from trees in a wooded area off Overlook Terrace. Tests on three bodies showed they had been killed with blows to the head. Some cats had been dead about a year, some just three days.

05/13/2014

Scott and Lori Gellatly (image via Facebook, modified by CBSNewYork.com)

Donations Sought For Dog Struck In Fatal Oxford, Conn. Shooting

According to police, the dog was shot once after she lunged at Scott Gellatly, 46, as allegedly opened fire on his wife and mother-in-law on May 7.

05/12/2014

Furry Friend Finder (credit: CBS 2)

Furry Friend Finder: Beauty And Harley

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

05/11/2014

Miss Harper (credit: Nassau County SPCA)

Nassau County Looks To Set Up Animal Abuse Registry

Gary Rogers with the Nassau SPCA said in the case of Miss Harper – the pit bull mix that had her leg and ears cut off – those charged were convicted of abusing another dog before that incident.

05/07/2014

Furry Friend Finder

Furry Friend Finder: Michael And Jo-Dee

In this edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2′s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo introduce us to Michael and Jo-Dee, who are looking for homes.

05/04/2014

Baxter, a 7-year-old Domestic Shorthair whose owners surrendered him to AC&C when they could no longer care for him. Loves to “talk”; friendly with everyone. (Photo Credit: Frankie's Fund)

‘Strictly Seniors’ Cat Adoption Event Gives Older Cats Second Chance

by Susan Richard New York (CBSNewYork) An owner dies, goes into a nursing home, or gets evicted. A roommate is allergic, or someone has to move out of the country. There are many reasons why […]

1010 WINS–05/04/2014

FILE - A horse-drawn carriage waits in Central Park. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Horse Carriage Driver’s Union Backs Compromise To Keep Horses In Central Park

Some newspaper editorials and at least one New York City Councilman have proposed a compromise of stabling the horses in Central Park so they never have to cross paths with a car.

04/30/2014

French Bulldog puppies  (file/credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Suffolk Lawmaker Seeks To Ban Sale Of Puppy Mill Pets

The measure also calls for more pet shop inspections, new caging standards and tougher penalties for violators.

04/30/2014

Pet Flipping

Seen At 11: Thieves Cash In On ‘Pet Flipping’

Thieves are targeting dogs on the street, at the store, in cars and in backyards. Crooks steal the pooches and sell them.

04/29/2014

About 25 dead cats were found inside neatly-tied plastic bags hanging from tree limbs in Yonkers. (credit: SPCA of Westchester)

Reward Jumps To $23K In Killings of 25 Cats In Yonkers

The cats were found Thursday in plastic bags hanging from trees in a wooded area off Overlook Terrace.

04/29/2014

Lilly Belle And Poncho Villa

Furry Friend Finder: Lilly Belle And Poncho Villa

In this edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2′s Vanessa Murdock and Diane Macedo introduce us to Lilly Belle and Poncho Villa, who are looking for homes.

04/20/2014

FILE - A horse-drawn carriage waits in Central Park. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Westchester County Assemblyman Jockeying To Keep Horse-Drawn Carriages In NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio has promised to send the controversial horse carriages running for the hills, but an effort in Albany may stall that plan.

04/18/2014

Photographer Rachael Hale McKenna snaps a photo of Miracle the dog and Felix the cat. (credit: CBS 2)

Pets Pose For Pics To Help Animals In New York Shelters

Photographer Rachael Hale McKenna took the shots for her new book, “The New York Dog,” with part of the proceeds going to the Humane Society of New York.

04/17/2014

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Adoptapalooza

New York (1010 WINS) 1010WINS and Fresh 102.7 are the official radio stations for Adoptapalooza 2012 presented by the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals, Saturday, May 19 from 11 to 4 in Washington Square […]

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