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(Photo by Bill Axell, Courtesy Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals)

Adoptapalooza Returns to Union Square

New York (CBSNewYork)  The mega pet adoption event known as Adoptapalooza is back in Union Square Park on Sunday, September 7. This annual event is presented by the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals […]

09/07/2014

Sasha the cat. Available during Maddie's Pet Adoption Days from Zani's Furry Friends. (Photo credit: Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals)

Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days Offers Thousands of Pets For Free This Weekend To Qualified Adopters

This weekend, thousands of animals will be available for free to qualified adopters from more than 90 New York City area rescue groups and shelters.

05/31/2014

(Photo Credit: Mayor's Alliance For NYC's Animals/NYC Feral Cat Initiative)

New York City Architects Give Shelter To Big Apple Street Cats

New York (CBS New York)  The fourth annual Architects For Animals: Giving Shelter event takes place on Thursday, January 30th at Manhattan’s Steelcase Showroom at 4 Columbus Circle. This fundraiser will benefit the Mayor’s Alliance […]

1010 WINS–01/26/2014

(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 Credit:  Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals/Krista Menzel)

Adoptapalooza Returns To Union Square Park

Nearly 300 animals will be available for adoption from about fifty Alliance Partcipating Organizations.

1010 WINS–09/08/2013

(Photo Credit: Rick Edwards)

Four Legged Fans ‘Bark In The Park’ With The Brooklyn Cyclones

The stadium’s bleacher section — renamed “The BOW-WOW Zone” for the night — will be reserved for those who bring their pooches to the game in which the Cyclones takes on the Tri-City Valley Cats.

1010 WINS–08/28/2013

A man relaxes with half his shirt on in Times Square on July 16, 2013. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Heat Taking Its Toll On New Yorkers, Transit On Fifth Day Of Heat Wave

Temperatures surged to potentially dangerous levels Thursday with relief from the largest heat wave of the summer still days away.

07/18/2013

FILE - A dog in a shelter (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

New Program Aims To Help New Yorkers Find Lost Pets

A grant from the ASPCA has allowed the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals to hire a staffer to coordinate a group of volunteers, who will respond to lost pet reports filed with AC&C.

06/29/2012

(Photo Credit: NYCFCI/Maggie O'Neill)

Tentative Deal Saves Cat Colony In Chinatown

The New York City Feral Cat Initiative of the Mayor’s Alliance For NYC’s Animals has announced a tentative agreement with the Archdiocese of New York to restore daily care and feeding to eight feral cats living at the historic St. James Church in lower Manhattan as part of a spayed and neutered colony

1010 WINS–04/01/2012

Adoptable dog Lucky enjoying some attention at the ASPCA Mega Match-A-Thon (Photo Credit: Susan Richard)

ASPCA Holds Animal Rescue Drive In Upper West Side

Looking to meet your purrfect match? Head to Manhattan’s Upper West Side this weekend for the ASPCA Mega Match-A-Thon presented in conjunction with the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals.

04/01/2012

(Photo Credit: ASPCA)

ASPCA Mega Match-A-Thon Helps New Yorkers Find The Purrfect Pet

Adoptable dogs and cats will be available from several local rescue organizations.

1010 WINS–03/31/2012

Dog on a leash

Cash-Strapped NYC Will No Longer Look For Lost Pets

Budget cuts are putting your pets at greater risk if they are lost in New York City. Animal Care and Control will no longer take reports of lost pets, and staffers at shelters will no longer search the facilities for missing animals.

11/12/2010