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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

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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

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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Fire Department Rescues Cop Who Was Trying To Rescue Cat From Tree

An NYPD officer who went up a tree to rescue a cat ended up getting stuck himself Monday, and needed to call in the Fire Department to help him get back down.

05/13/2013

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Report: Woman Sues, Claiming Man Trashed Apartment, ‘Murdered’ Cat

A lawsuit filed by an Upper East Side teacher accused an acquaintance of “torturing, mutilating and murdering” her cat and laying waste to her family’s apartment, according to a published report.

05/12/2013

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4 Months In Jail For Man Who Hurled Girlfriend’s Cat From Balcony

A Staten Island man has been sentenced to four months in jail, after hurling his girlfriend’s cat from an eighth-floor apartment balcony – killing the pet.

04/29/2013

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Monopoly Fans Vote To Add Cat, Toss Iron Tokens

Other pieces that contested for a spot on Monopoly included a robot, diamond ring, helicopter and guitar.

02/06/2013

McGee (credit: Charlene Lanigan)

Long Island Cat Found After Missing Three Years

McGee mysteriously disappeared from his Long Island home three years ago and just as mysteriously reappeared.

02/04/2013

Kerri Dalton (credit: Facebook)

Woman Recovering, But Deeply Scarred After Bed, Bath & Beyond Stabbing

Kerri Dalton, 29, of Keansburg, N.J., was stabbed multiple times in the Bed, Bath and Beyond store in Middletown as she pushed her 5-month-old daughter in a stroller inside the store. Eleven days later, she was still struggling mightily.

01/28/2013

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