animal shelters

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

Report Outlines ‘Deplorable’ Conditions At City’s Animal Shelters

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.


Dog in an animal shelter (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Animal Care & Control Asks New Yorkers To Donate For Stray Animals

Animal Care & Control of NYC is asking local residents to donate their unwanted towels and blankets in response to the city’s annual spring influx of stray cats and dogs.


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NYC Animal Shelters Could Get Big Boost In Funding From The City

New York City could be increasing its investment in animals shelters by nearly $10 million over the next three years if a new plan is approved by City Council.



RESCUE CHOCOLATE: Human Treats Help Homeless Animals

Animal lovers with a sweet tooth rejoice! A new Brooklyn based company called “Rescue Chocolate” ( is serving up chocolate treats for humans, that benefit shelter animals. Rescue Chocolate founder Sarah Gross says the company […]

CBS 2–09/18/2010