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Subway Kittens, Arthur and August, with their new owners Katherine and Keith. (credit: Animal Care & Control)

Brooklyn Couple Adopts NYC’s Famous Subway Kittens

The kittens had been in a foster home since September after wreaking havoc in the subway system back on Aug. 29.

10/24/2013

Lina and a few dozen of her friends were rescued from a fire at a Staten Island home in August (Credit New York City Animal Care & Control)

Dozens Of Dogs Rescued From Staten Island Fire Now Up For Adoption

Sixty-eight dogs were rescued from the fire. They have been vaccinated and received medical care, according to Animal Care & Control of New York City.

09/06/2013

Brooklyn (credit: The Lexus Project)

Dog That Bit 12-Year-Old Girl Gets New Lease On Life

The 8-year-old mixed breed was sentenced to be euthanized at Animal Care & Control in East Harlen after he bit a 12-year-old girl who had fallen on him in February 2012.

04/25/2013

A Baby Gull Rescued By The Wild Bird Fund. (Photo Credit: Wild Bird Fund/Facebook)

1 Year Later, Wild Bird Fund Sees Plenty Of Wild Birds — And More — On UWS

New York (CBSNewYork) It’s been nearly a year since the Wild Bird Fund opened New York City’s only center for wildlife rehabilitation, located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. “Once those doors opened, more and more people came”, co-founder Rita […]

1010 WINS–03/31/2013

Fred (left) and Ginger (credit: Animal Care & Control of NYC)

AC&C: Dogs Found In Duffel Bag Near Trash In The Bronx

The dogs, now named Fred and Ginger, were so emaciated, weak and dehydrated, all they could do was lay on their sides, AC&C officials said.

09/26/2012

Marley (credit: ASPCA)

ASPCA: Bronx Woman Arrested After Dog Found Tied To Fence

Back on June 23, a passerby called Animal Care & Control after finding a dog tied to a fence in a park near the intersection of Seward and Underhill avenues, officials said.

08/02/2012

Puppies Hope (L) and Faith (R) (credit: Animal Care & Control)

Good Samaritan Finds Abandoned Puppies Inside Plastic Containers On S.I.

The puppies, who have been named Faith and Hope, are about 3 to 4-months-old and are believed to be either Mastiffs or Great Danes.

07/19/2012

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Animal Welfare Groups Urge Pet Owners To Keep Furry Friends Safe On 4th Of July

Fourth of July fireworks and crowded events can be stressful for some pets, increasing their chances of running away and getting lost.

07/02/2012

FILE - A dog in a shelter (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

New Program Aims To Help New Yorkers Find Lost Pets

A grant from the ASPCA has allowed the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals to hire a staffer to coordinate a group of volunteers, who will respond to lost pet reports filed with AC&C.

06/29/2012

Wheels Of Hope is helping at-risk pets find homes and get treatment. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Wheels Of Hope’ Helping To Rescue At-Risk NYC Animals

Some of the animals in the program, which is a non-profit that transports the animals most at risk to rescue centers, foster homes and even animal clinics, were in danger of being euthanized.

04/26/2012

(Photo Credit: Susan Richard)

Animal Care And Control Of NY Seeks Towel And Blanket Donations To Comfort Shelter Animals

All donations will be accepted, but laundered towels and blankets are preferred, so that AC&C won’t have to bear the expense of washing the items before use.

1010 WINS–03/10/2012

FILE - A cat sits in her cage at an Animal Care and Control Shelter in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Comptroller: AC&C Has Made Improvements, But More Needed

Comptroller John Liu released the findings of the audit on Thursday, which was a followup to one that was completed back in 2006.

09/29/2011

Willow With Jack and Lola (credit: Juliet Papa)

Purrfect Ending: After Five Years, Willow The Cat Reunited With Family

Hey, kitty cat!” squealed 3-year-old Lauren “Lola” Squires, as she greeted the cat — who went missing before she was born — for the first time at the Hilton New York hotel.

09/23/2011

'Verrazano' The Kitten (credit: Animal Care & Control of NYC)

Animal Care & Control Rescues Kitten Allegedly Thrown Onto Verrazano Bridge

The non-profit pet organization said an animal control officer stopped his vehicle and helped rescue the kitten with the help of some truck drivers, who blocked traffic.

07/06/2011

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Dog Thrown In The Trash In The Bronx Is Recovering

A severely emaciated dog that was thrown out with the garbage in New York City is recovering and may soon be put up for adoption.

06/17/2011