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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

About 25 dead cats were found inside neatly-tied plastic bags hanging from tree limbs in Yonkers. (credit: SPCA of Westchester)

Reward In Killings of 25 Cats In Yonkers Climbs To $25,000

The cats were found last month in plastic bags hanging from trees in a wooded area off Overlook Terrace. Tests on three bodies showed they had been killed with blows to the head. Some cats had been dead about a year, some just three days.

05/13/2014

Max, one of the animals helped by the Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation. (Photo Credit: JLACF)

NYC Veterinarian Moonlights As Pop Singer To Help Fund Cancer Treatment For Animals

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Hearing that a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer can be devastating, and the same is true for our four-legged family members. For many pets, such a diagnosis can be a […]

1010 WINS–05/04/2014

Baxter, a 7-year-old Domestic Shorthair whose owners surrendered him to AC&C when they could no longer care for him. Loves to “talk”; friendly with everyone. (Photo Credit: Frankie's Fund)

‘Strictly Seniors’ Cat Adoption Event Gives Older Cats Second Chance

by Susan Richard New York (CBSNewYork) An owner dies, goes into a nursing home, or gets evicted. A roommate is allergic, or someone has to move out of the country. There are many reasons why […]

1010 WINS–05/04/2014

About 25 dead cats were found inside neatly-tied plastic bags hanging from tree limbs in Yonkers. (credit: SPCA of Westchester)

Reward Jumps To $23K In Killings of 25 Cats In Yonkers

The cats were found Thursday in plastic bags hanging from trees in a wooded area off Overlook Terrace.

04/29/2014

About 25 dead cats were found inside neatly-tied plastic bags hanging from tree limbs in Yonkers. (credit: SPCA of Westchester)

Dead Cats Found Hanging From Trees In Yonkers

About 25 dead cats found in plastic bags hanging from trees in Yonkers were apparently killed with blows to the head at various times over the past year, an investigator said Friday.

04/25/2014

(Courtesy Big Machine Records)

Watch Taylor Swift Get Cute in Her ‘For Your ACM Consideration’ Video

Taylor Swift and an adorable kitty. It’s enough to make the internet explode.

03/13/2014

(Photo Credit: Jillian Nelson)

Still More Cats To Be Rescued In UWS Hoarding Case

It turns out, the recent rescue involving more than 20 cats left abandoned in an Upper West Side apartment is not yet over.

03/12/2014

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CBS 2 Exclusive: 23 Cats Rescued From Squalid Apartment On UWS

Nearly two dozen cats were rounded up on the Upper West Side Thursday night, and the rescuers were shocked to see so many animals overrunning a single apartment.

03/06/2014

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