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Andre Robinson seen kicking cat (Facebook)

Cat Seen Being Kicked On Video Adopted

A cat caught on video being viciously kicked on a Brooklyn street has gotten a new home.

06/08/2014

Joy The Cat

Cat Rescued After Superstorm Sandy Finds Home With Fellow Refugee

Joy was probably about 6-months-old when she was found, skinny and skittish, on the streets of Gravesend last November.

11/13/2013

Joy The Cat

Cat Found Wandering After Superstorm Sandy Needs A Home

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.

10/26/2013

Nanette Licari feeds her cats outside her Ozone Park home on Oct. 15, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

12-Year-Old Queens Girl Accused Of Killing Kitten

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.

10/15/2013

160 puppies arrived in Armonk safely on March 27, 2012 after being rescued from Midwestern puppy mills (credit: CBS 2)

Animal Welfare Advocates: Government Shutdown Has Curbed Puppy Mill Inspections

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.

10/06/2013

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4 Months In Jail For Man Who Hurled Girlfriend’s Cat From Balcony

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.

04/29/2013

Musketeer, five-year-old Shepard-pit bull mix, in his indoor portion of his kennel working with Lauren Zvernia, ASPCA animal behavior enrichment coordinator, at the ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center in Madison, N.J. Musketeer is available for adoption at St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center. (Photo: ASPCA)

ASPCA Opens Rehab Center In NJ To Help Traumatized Dogs

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.

03/12/2013

One of the pets boarded at the ASPCA's emergency boarding facility. (credit: Facebook/ASPCA)

ASPCA To Shut Post-Sandy Emergency Pet Boarding Facility In Brooklyn

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.

01/03/2013

Hurricane Sandy pets

Over 100 Pets Being Boarded At Emergency Post-Sandy Shelter

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.

11/24/2012

Mia The Dog

Shelters Step In For Superstorm Sandy Victims Who Can’t Keep Their Pets

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.

11/20/2012

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Grant From Rachael Ray Sets Up Shelter For NYC Pets Displaced By Sandy

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.

11/17/2012

A 4-year-old boy was killed by a dog in his family's Brooklyn apartment (credit: CBS 2)

4-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy Killed In Dog Attack

A 4-year-old boy is dead after being attacked by a Cane Corso mastiff in his family’s Brooklyn apartment.

05/28/2011

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3 Arrested In NYC In 2 Separate Animal Cruelty Cases

Humane Law Enforcement agents of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals apprehended the suspects, charging each with misdemeanor animal cruelty.

02/12/2011