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Councilman Stephen Levin rescued a pregnant cat, who had been shot, from the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. (Credit: Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition)

Shelter: City Councilman Stephen Levin Rescued Pregnant, Abused Cat From BQE

A New York City Councilman was credited Monday with rescuing a pregnant cat from the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.

03/30/2015

Eleven people were injured when a fire broke out in a building in the Bronx near Van Cortlandt Park. (Credit: CBS2)

Neighbors: Cat May Have Spread Flames In Bronx Apartment Fire

Two people are in critical condition and another nine were sent to the hospital.

01/10/2015

Andre Robinson seen kicking cat (Facebook)

Judge Tosses Top Charge Against Accused Brooklyn Cat-Kicker

A state Supreme Court judge ruled Thursday that prosecutors failed to demonstrate that the feline had been injured.

01/09/2015

Raccoon ( Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Police: Connecticut Woman Mistakes Raccoon For Cat, Gets Attacked

A Connecticut woman was attempting to pet what she thought was her cat, when the raccoon attacked, biting her on the arm and face.

08/25/2014

Kevin Mitchell (Photo by Bryan Yablonsky/Getty Images), Darryl Strawberry (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Did Kevin Mitchell Really Decapitate His Girlfriend’s Cat? Strawberry Says Yes

Darryl Strawberry has given new life to an all-time unsettling tale involving one of his former teammates on the Mets.

08/06/2014

Gyzmo went missing at JFK Airport on July 31, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Search Is On For Family’s Cat Lost At JFK Airport

Gyzmo the cat somehow escaped from his crate after a flight from Paris, and now his owner is planning a search and hoping for the best.

08/01/2014

Bittersweet the cat (pictured above) is available for adoption at the ACC's Manhattan Care Center. (credit: ACC)

Animal Care & Control Calling On New Yorkers To Come And Adopt Cats

Executive Director Risa Weinstock says shelters are overflowing with nearly 6,000 cats and kittens.

07/24/2014

Andre Robinson seen kicking cat (Facebook)

Brooklyn Man Seen On Video Kicking Cat, Laughing Afterwards, Arrested

A man seen on video luring a stray cat, patting the cat on the head and then viciously kicking it in the stomach– sending the feline sailing 20 feet through the air, was arrested Monday afternoon.

05/06/2014

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

Suffolk County SPCA Badge (credit: Facebook/Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Body Of Dead Cat Found Sitting ‘Like A Child’ In L.I. Shopping Cart

The adult cat was found near the Coastal Gas Station on the William Floyd Parkway in Shirley.

11/08/2013

(credit: CBSNewYork.com)

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

Curbing Auto Thefts

New Programs Aim To Curb Auto Thefts In The Bronx, Citywide

More than 4,200 cars have been stolen in New York City this year alone, and they are easy targets for thieves. Some people were taking part Saturday in special programs aimed at cutting back on the trend.

08/24/2013

A cat that authorities say was found burned at the Tompkins Houses in Brooklyn on May 24, 2013. (credit: Kings County District Attorney's Office)

$1K Reward Offered After Cat Found Burned In Brooklyn

The orange tabby stray cat had been living in the Tompkins Houses in Bedford-Stuyvesant when a resident found it on the 12th floor stairwell last month and called police.

06/28/2013

Two dogs sit on a table surrounded by rubble after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Area Animal Rescue Groups In Oklahoma To Help Pets Displaced By Tornado

The ASPCA and North Shore Animal League are in Oklahoma to help with the rescue of hundreds of lost pets that were displaced during Monday’s massive tornado.

05/23/2013

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