Animal Care and Control
Executive Director Risa Weinstock says shelters are overflowing with nearly 6,000 cats and kittens.
Tie, a shepherd/collie mix, was adopted over the weekend by the Miller family. Animal Care & Control of NYC said it received more than 100 queries about Tie and approximately three dozen applications for the dog.
Tie started her journey at a rail yard on 149th Street in the Bronx and chased the train about a mile and a half to the 125th Street station in Harlem, where MTA officers Luis Alvarez and Errold Borges rescued her.
A Metro-North train was forced to slow down on Tuesday thanks to a dog that decided to chase the train into Manhattan from the South Bronx.
New York City’s largest animal rescue organization is rolling out its first mobile adoption center.
Officials with Animal Care and Control of NYC said the 4-month-old felines, now named Arthur and August, need a home together.
Four roommates discovered a snake curled up by a heater in their living room last Tuesday morning.
After 72 hours, the pit bull mix who now goes by “Little Lola” and “Free Ride,” will go up for adoption.
A new report by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer said New York Animal Care and Control shelters are plagued by deplorable conditions and dysfunction at the organizational level.
Police said they found six snakes, including a boa constrictor and five pythons among other animals at the Crown Heights residence.
Police rescued two deer Wednesday after they got stuck on the seawall under the Brooklyn side of the Verrazano Bridge.
Gothamist.com said the feline may have been adopted by a New Yorker on a Colorado ski vacation, thinking she was a stray. The two then flew back to New York, where Willow stayed the next five years.
Ahead of Hurricane Irene’s arrival, the ASPCA is urging pet owners not to leave home without your furry friends.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer says what’s needed is a new board of animal lovers and experienced fundraisers to raise money for better facilities and services.
The head of New York City’s children’s services agency is vowing to investigate the mauling death of a 4-year-old boy in his Brooklyn home.