Joy was probably about 6-months-old when she was found, skinny and skittish, on the streets of Gravesend last November.
With the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaching, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was getting the word out this week about a cat found wandering in Brooklyn after the storm who still needs a home.
The search caused delays and service suspensions from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The injured kitten was found on July 30 in Massapequa where a resident was working with All About Spay Neuter, Inc. on a Trap, Neuter and Return project for feral cats on Sunset Boulevard.
Philadelphia officials said someone doused the kitten with an accelerant and lit him on fire on April 25.
Justin the kitten was brought in last week with burns across his entire body. The nonprofit Animal Alliance of New Jersey is trying to raise funds to help cover Justin’s care.
The 1-pound cat, named Precious, suffered a mouth injury but no broken bones, SPCA enforcement director Ernest Lungaro said.
Clark the kitten is looking for a new home.
There have been 25 rabies cases in Westchester County this year – the most in the state.
It’s a shocking case of animal cruelty, and now authorities are offering $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. It involves “Beetle,” a black kitten who at just 9 weeks old has already used up one of his nine lives.
A Long Island animal protection agency is offering a $2,000 reward for information about the person who threw two kittens out of a vehicle as it sped along a highway.