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A new new mobile adoption unit that was unveiled by Animal Care and Control in February, 2014 (Credit CBS 2)

Animal Care And Control Set To Roll Out Mobile Pet Adoption Center

New York City’s largest animal rescue organization is rolling out its first mobile adoption center.

02/09/2014

Two of the "Astoria 7" cats that suddenly went missing. (credit: Astoria7.org)

Feral Cats Disappearing In Astoria, Queens

Stray cats are vanishing at an alarming rate in Astoria, Queens, residents say.

01/27/2014

(Photo Credit: Susan Richard)

Animal Planet Brings ‘Puppy Bowl Experience’ To Times Square

Fans can join the celebration for the whole week leading up to the big game at Discovery Times Square, located in the heart of New York’s Times Square on 44th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue.

1010 WINS–01/27/2014

A dog sits in an ASPCA shelter in New York City. (file/credit: Getty Images)

ASPCA, NYPD Expand Pilot Program To Fight Animal Cruelty Citywide

The NYPD will take the lead role in responding to all animal cruelty complaints while the ASPCA will care for any animal brought in by police.

01/24/2014

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

Gov. Cuomo Signs Law Authorizing Tighter Regulations On Local Pet Dealers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a new law authorizing municipalities across the state to set tighter regulations on pet dealers.

01/11/2014

A dog sits in an ASPCA shelter in New York City. (file/credit: Getty Images)

ASPCA Closes Storied NYC Enforcement Unit

For 147 years, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has served as the primary law enforcement agency for animal abuse laws in New York City.

01/05/2014

FILE: Kittens (credit: Clip Art)

ASPCA Holds Third Annual ‘Cat Friday’ Adoption Event

Cats over a year old will have their adoption fees waived, while kittens — ages four months to one year — will have an adoption fee of only $50. Normally, the adoption fee for kittens is $125.

11/29/2013

Marijuana

Seen At 11: Medical Marijuana For Your Furry Friends

When it comes to sick pets many owners will go to great lengths to help them feel better. Now, some have started to take matters into their own hands and have turned to a remedy that isn’t even legal in some states.

11/22/2013

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

Animal CSI

New York City Uses CSI-Style Techniques To Solve Crimes Against Animals

New York City is getting tough on animal abuse, and investigators use cutting-edge technology to put them behind bars.

11/06/2013

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ASPCA Offers Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe On Halloween

Candy is great for trick-or-treaters, but it can be very dangerous for your dog or cat.

10/30/2013

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

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6 Great NYC Shelters To Adopt A Dog

October is Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month. If you’re looking to add a new member to your family or become a first time pet parent, there’s no better time to search for a dog to adopt. Check out these New York City shelters to find the right four-legged friend for you.

10/14/2013

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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