An adult female pit bull and four puppies were already dead when they were placed in bags and set on fire last Saturday in Brooklyn, the ASPCA said in a statement.
The animals’ charred remains were found inside a bag on 91st Street near Ditmas Avenue near a beverage distribution warehouse in Canarsie.
The goat made his escape in the wee hours of the morning. An officer on patrol spotted him galloping down Atlantic Avenue wreaking havoc, and called for backup.
A correction officer from Brooklyn and a Manhattan resident were both arrested for alleged cruelty to their puppies.
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The ASPCA said it’s closing the emergency boarding facility it opened at the Brooklyn location in November, which housed nearly 280 animals. One hundred and nine pets remain.
Some 280 animals have been cared for at the facility since the storm hit. About half of them, though, remain at the shelter, waiting to be claimed.
The ASPCA and the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals are looking to rally their troops over the New Year’s holiday to help pets displaced by the superstorm.
The ASPCA recommends non-toxic decorations such as wood, fabric or even pine cones.
While they would rather stay with their pets, many New Yorkers are taking advantage of the services of the Emergency Boarding Center in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn until they’re back on their feet.
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.
Many victims of Superstorm Sandy have lost a lot, including their homes, possessions and everything precious, and now as they try to rebuild their lives, some families are also faced with the danger of losing their pets.
Many families who suffered catastrophic losses in Superstorm Sandy are struggling to get back on their feet. For some families, caring for a pet in such circumstances can be simply overwhelming.
The ASPCA has opened an emergency boarding facility for New York City pets displaced by Superstorm Sandy. The shelter is being funded with $500,000 donated by celebrity chef Rachael Ray.
A $500,000 grant from celebrity chef Rachael Ray has made it possible for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to set up a shelter for pets displaced by Superstorm Sandy.