American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Joy was probably about 6-months-old when she was found, skinny and skittish, on the streets of Gravesend last November.
With the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaching, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was getting the word out this week about a cat found wandering in Brooklyn after the storm who still needs a home.
Authorities and witnesses said the gray and black striped tabby, named Little Man, was killed after the girl allegedly lured him from in front of the owners’ Ozone Park home on Sept. 11.
The ongoing partial government shutdown has meant a halt in inspections for puppy mills and pet dealers, and animal welfare advocates warn this means animals could be put in danger.
A Staten Island man has been sentenced to four months in jail, after hurling his girlfriend’s cat from an eighth-floor apartment balcony – killing the pet.
The Behavioral Rehabilitation Center at St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in Madison, N.J. will help dogs rescued from puppy mills and hoarding cases to overcome their fear and anxiety.
Some 280 animals have been cared for at the facility since the storm hit. About half of them, though, remain at the shelter, waiting to be claimed.
While they would rather stay with their pets, many New Yorkers are taking advantage of the services of the Emergency Boarding Center in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn until they’re back on their feet.
Many victims of Superstorm Sandy have lost a lot, including their homes, possessions and everything precious, and now as they try to rebuild their lives, some families are also faced with the danger of losing their pets.
A $500,000 grant from celebrity chef Rachael Ray has made it possible for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to set up a shelter for pets displaced by Superstorm Sandy.
A 4-year-old boy is dead after being attacked by a Cane Corso mastiff in his family’s Brooklyn apartment.
Humane Law Enforcement agents of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals apprehended the suspects, charging each with misdemeanor animal cruelty.