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.
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.
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The injuries on these cats are horrific,” Guardians of Rescue’s Karen Svonik said. “Two of the mamas were sitting on the shelter, shaking together, the babies strewn about the colony. Somebody viciously pulled the babies out and proceeded to crush them with some type of object.”
Each year, in the spring and summer months, thousands of kittens are born to both unspayed pets and street cats in the Tri-State area, and many of them end up at kill shelters.
Nearly 80 animals left homeless after tornadoes struck the south are coming to Long Island today.
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.
Police in Vineland are searching for whoever left four kittens to die inside an abandoned pet carrier in a parking lot.
Her aunt has the early stages of Alzheimer’s Disease and will soon be in an assisted living facility.