Cats

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

UWS Rescued Cat

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

Two of the "Astoria 7" cats that suddenly went missing. (credit: Astoria7.org)

Feral Cats Disappearing In Astoria, Queens

Stray cats are vanishing at an alarming rate in Astoria, Queens, residents say.

01/27/2014

(Photo Credit: Susan Richard)

Animal Planet Brings ‘Puppy Bowl Experience’ To Times Square

Fans can join the celebration for the whole week leading up to the big game at Discovery Times Square, located in the heart of New York’s Times Square on 44th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue.

1010 WINS–01/27/2014

(Photo Credit: Mayor's Alliance For NYC's Animals/Urban Cat League)

Whiskers In Wonderland Returns With Holiday Pet Adoption Events In Manhattan

New York (CBSNewYork) New York City’s largest pet adoption event of the holiday season returns this weekend with “Whiskers in Wonderland”, presented by the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, in partnership with the Petco Foundation. […]

12/07/2013

(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

FDA: Over 3,600 Pets Sickened, 580 Dead After Eating Jerky Treats

More than 3,600 pets have gotten sick, and 580 have died, from jerky treats that were largely imported from China, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday.

10/22/2013

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