Cats

Rene Carcamo (credit: Yonkers Police)

Yonkers Man Arrested In Investigation Into Deaths Of 25 Cats Found Hanging From Trees

“The SPCA remains saddened by the magnitude and severity of this crime against such innocent animals,” said Executive Director Shannon Laukhuf.

11/18/2014

(Photo Credit: David Lagville, PawPrintsByDave.com)

Whiskers In Wonderland Helps Cats And Rabbits Find Forever Homes For The Holidays

Whiskers In Wonderland, the largest cat and rabbit adoption event in the city, features nearly 200 cats, kittens and bunnies, all looking for forever homes.

11/14/2014

(Photo Credit: NYC Feral Cat Inititative)

New Children’s Book Helps Big Apple Street Cats

NEW YORK (CBSNew York)  A new children’s book is teaching kids about Big Apple feral and stray cats. ‘The Cats On My Block’ is written by Valerie Sicignano, an animal welfare veteran and co-founder of […]

11/01/2014

A cute kitten like this one (Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images) scares Derek Jeter?  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

‘I’m Scared Of Cats’: 5 Great Responses From Derek Jeter’s Twitter Q&A

Derek Jeter promised an unfiltered look into the lives of athletes in launching The Players’ Tribune. And then he came through in the clutch.

10/01/2014

Adoptable cats at Pets4Luv (Photo Credit: Pets4Luv Foundation)

Nearly 2 Dozen Cats Left In Crates In Front Of Brooklyn Shelter

A Brooklyn animal shelter is trying to find homes for nearly two dozen cats that were bizarrely left in front of the center.

08/24/2014

Officials say there has been a rise in rabies cases in Middletown, NJ. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Animal Control Officers Concerned By Spike In Rabies Cases

An alarming spike in rabies has caused concern in part of New Jersey and officials want to get the word out.

08/06/2014

One of the cats rescued from a hoarder house by the New Rochelle Humane Society. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Dozens Of Cats Rescued From Hoarder House In Need Of Homes

The New Rochelle Humane Society is trying to find homes for dozens of cats and kittens that were rescued from a hoarder house in White Plains.

08/04/2014

Matilda III sits with a leash on the front desk counter at The Algonquin Hotel. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Algonquin Cat Hosts Party To Benefit Shelter Animals

On Saturday, August 2, Matilda III will host the Algonquin’s annual fundraiser and feline fashion show to benefit The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals.

1010 WINS–08/01/2014

Sens. Charles Schumer, second from left, and Richard Blumenthal, second from right, call for a law requiring vets to provide prescriptions for pet medications July 20, 2014. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer, Blumenthal Launch Dogged Pursuit Of Cheaper Pet Meds

Schumer said pet owners are paying a 240 percent markup when you buy pet medications from the vet

07/20/2014

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Fans Flock To See Grumpy Cat And Oskar The Blind Cat In Manhattan

The world’s most famous feline was back in the Big Apple today, and it was awful.

1010 WINS–07/16/2014

Badoodle - Available for adoption from Animal Care & Control of NYC (Photo Credit: Jamie McCarthy, Wireimage/Gettyimages)

Animal Care & Control of NYC Participates In ‘Just One Day’ Event To Promote No Kill Goal

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s a sad reality all over the country: thousands of healthy and treatable animals are being euthanized in shelters each day for lack of resources, including space, funding for medical care […]

1010 WINS–06/11/2014

Andre Robinson seen kicking cat (Facebook)

Cat Seen Being Kicked On Video Adopted

A cat caught on video being viciously kicked on a Brooklyn street has gotten a new home.

06/08/2014

Quattro suffered severe head damage and two broken legs and had to have an eye removed. He later died. (credit: Facebook)

Pet Rescuer, Police Look To Honor Teen Who Stopped Cat Torture

A cat rescuer and police want to honor a 14-year-old boy who stepped in as a group of children and tortured a cat in Paterson and then brought the cat home in an effort to save it.

05/21/2014

Cat rescued from Greenburgh home (credit: Dana Rocco)

New Rochelle Humane Society Rescues 62 Cats From Condemned Home

The New Rochelle Humane Society is trying to find loving homes for dozens of cats that were rescued from a home in Greenburgh last week.

05/21/2014

Rescuers carry out cats from a house in Westbury, N.Y. on May 14, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Raid L.I. Home, Rescue Dozens Of Cats Living In ‘Deplorable’ Conditions

The cats were taken to the North Shore Animal League for bathing, shots and to be put up for adoption.

05/14/2014

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