Cats

Animal Sanctuary Needs £200,000 To Avoid Closure

Mount Vernon Animal Shelter Overrun With Cats, Needs Adoptions

The Mount Vernon Animal Shelter said Monday that it is overrun with cats and needs people to adopt the homeless pets as soon as possible.

01/07/2013

Alex Denis at the ASPCA

Mobile Couch: Time Running Out For Pets Displaced By Superstorm Sandy

The ASPCA said it’s closing the emergency boarding facility it opened at the Brooklyn location in November, which housed nearly 280 animals. One hundred and nine pets remain.

01/07/2013

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Toss That Tinsel! The ASPCA Issues Pet Safety Tips For The Holidays

The ASPCA recommends non-toxic decorations such as wood, fabric or even pine cones.

1010 WINS–12/16/2012

(Photo Credit: Susan Richard)

Pets Put Up For Adoption From Rescue Groups At Whiskers In Wonderland Event

More than 300 cats, kittens and rabbits were put up for adoption Sunday from more than 20 rescue groups and shelters, at the Whiskers in Wonderland holiday pet adoption event.

12/02/2012

(Photo Credit: Susan Richard)

Hundreds Of Cats And Kittens Will Be Up For Adoption On Sunday As Part Of Whiskers In Wonderland

There is a tremendous need for cat adoptions, cats and kittens currently account for almost 63% of the city’s animal shelter population, according to the alliance. Some of the pets up for adoption on Sunday were rescued in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

12/01/2012

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10 Tips For Holiday Travel With Your Pet

A recent survey showed 63 percent of pet owners plan to travel during the holiday with their dog or cat. But before you and your four-legged friend hit the road, learn what to do — and what to not do — of taking your animal with you on the road.

11/30/2012

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 17: Moose, a Leonberger, and Dr. Joe embrace during the second annual 'Meet the Breeds' showcase of cats and dogs at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on October 17, 2010 in New York City. 'Meet the Breeds' is hosted by The American Kennel Club and Cat Fanciers Association, and 160 dog breeds and 41 cat breeds were presented this year. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

American Kennel Club Holds ‘Meet The Breeds’ Event

People searching for the perfect pet headed to the West Side Sunday for the annual Meet the Breeds event.

CBS New York–10/21/2012

(credit: Pet ResQ)

Northern N.J.’s 5 Best Animal Shelters

Adopting a new dog or cat can be a bit overwhelming. We did our research and found five exceptional animal rescues and shelters in north Jersey to help you find your furry friend.

09/10/2012

(Photo Credit: Sara Oren/Mayor's Alliance For NYC's Animals)

Mayor’s Alliance Holds ‘Adoptapalooza’ Pet Adoption Event In Union Square Park

The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, in partnership with the Petco Foundation, is holding an “Adoptapalooza” pet adoption event on Sunday in Union Square Park.

1010 WINS–09/09/2012

(Photo Credit:  Rick Edwards/Mayor's Alliance For New York City's Animals)

Brooklyn Cyclones Invite Fans To Bark In The Park For Homeless Animals

The Brooklyn Cyclones are teaming up with the Mayor’s Alliance For New York City’s Animals for the annual “Bark In The Park.”

1010 WINS–08/21/2012

Adoptable cats at Pets4Luv (Photo Credit: Pets4Luv Foundation)

35 Cats From L.I. Rescue Group In Need Of Homes As Eviction Day From Mall Arrives

The rescue organization, which has a nine month discounted lease, is being kicked out to make way for restaurants and a bowling alley.

1010 WINS–07/30/2012

(Photo Credit: Pets4Luv Foundation)

Pets4Luv Faces Eviction From Westfield Sunrise Mall – Seeks Temporary Housing For Dozens Of Cats And Dogs

New York (CBS New York) The Long Island based animal rescue organization Pets4Luv Foundation is being evicted from their location at the Westfield Sunrise Mall and is in urgent need of adopters and foster homes. […]

1010 WINS–07/20/2012

Dog Shaking Off Water

Tips From ‘The Couch': Keep Your Pet Safe & Cool In The Summer Heat

As you head out this weekend, it’s one thing for us to say cool – but there are specific things you need to do to keep your pets safe for the summer.

07/13/2012

(Photo Credit:  Lord & Taylor)

Lord & Taylor Stores Team Up With Best Friends Animal Society For A ‘Perfect Pair’ Adoption Event

The department store has teamed up with the Utah based Best Friends Animal Society and animal shelters across the East Coast and Midwest to host a “Perfect Pairs Pet Adoption Day” in celebration of the retailer’s biggest sandal sale of the season.

1010 WINS–06/23/2012

Tips on finding the best pet from the ASPCA

Local Pet Owners Seek Closure With Funerals For Deceased Animals

The loss of a pet can be a devastating experience, and a rising number of people are treating that loss the same way that they would treat the death of any other family member.

05/30/2012

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