Nassau County and the county’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is offering a $5,000 reward for information about incidents of dog fighting and abuse.
Nicholas Coyle, 19, of Merrick, has been charged with killing a cottontail rabbit with a hockey stick and using its carcass as a puck, police said.
Zoo Director Jim Breheny said she was found Wednesday morning in the garage of a local business and safely caught.
A Long Island animal protection agency is offering a $2,000 reward for information about the person who threw two kittens out of a vehicle as it sped along a highway.
The ASPCA posted flyers up and down East 235th Street to alert pet owners.