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A kitten rescued from a home in Central Islip on April 26, 2013 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Dozens Of Cats Found Living In ‘Deplorable’ Conditions At Central Islip Home

Officials said as many as 50 cats and at least one dog were found living in deplorable conditions at the home on Bayonne Avenue in Central Islip.

04/26/2013

An alligator that was found walking in the parking lot of a Pathmark supermarket in Baldwin, NY on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 (credit: Handout via Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Illegal Reptile Amnesty Day Planned In Suffolk County

The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will be holding an amnesty day later this month, where anyone who is keeping an illegal reptile can turn the animal in, no questions asked.

04/17/2013

The Suffolk County SPCA rescued a female rose-haired tarantula from a home in Amityville (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk County SPCA Rescues Abandoned Tarantula From Home In Amityville

Police called the SPCA to report that a female rose-haired tarantula had been found in the front of a house on Grand Central Avenue.

04/04/2013

Pit Bull Puppies Found Dumped At Riverhead Animal Hospital (credit: Suffolk SPCA)

Suffolk County SPCA Offers Reward After Two Puppies Were Dumped In Poor Health

The puppies were found on the morning of Dec. 18 in a six-foot-deep window well. SPCA chief Roy Gross said the puppies were near death when they were found.

12/25/2012

Midnight, a 1-year-old mixed breed with a broken femur, was found abandoned on Wednesday, Nov. 21 in a yard in Bellport. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Dog Found Abused, Abandoned In Bellport In Need Of Surgery

The 1-year-old mix-breed pup named Midnight was found abandoned in a yard last Wednesday, officials said.

11/26/2012

A resident and his dog are evacuated from a neighborhood in Little Ferry, New Jersey on October 30, 2012. (Photo credit: MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Animal Rescue Groups Helping People & Pets Displaced By Superstorm Sandy

The ASPCA and others have been rescuing animals throughout New York City and in parts of New Jersey that were left behind after their owners were forced to evacuate.

11/05/2012

Alligator found in Shirley shopping center Oct. 7, 2012 (credit: Suffolk SPCA)

Reward Offered After Fifth Abandoned Gator Found Wandering On Long Island

A three-foot-long gator was found inside a container in the parking lot of the Applebees Shopping Center in Shirley on Sunday, according to the Suffolk County SPCA.

10/07/2012

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Officials: Shirley Man Arrested After More Than 20 Dogs Found Living In Horrible Conditions

The animals were living in their own excrement with no food or water and some appeared to be “severely emaciated,” said Roy Gross, Chief of the Suffolk County SPCA.

09/10/2012

Joey the pit bull (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Reward Grows In Case Of Pit Bull Puppy Tossed Out Of Moving Car In Brentwood

The 3-month-old pup named Joey was found in a black plastic bag at the closed Pilgrim Psychiatric Center near the Sagtikos Parkway in Brentwood Saturday afternoon.

08/16/2012

Joey the pit bull (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Police: Pit Bull Puppy Tossed Out Of Moving Car In Brentwood

Joey suffered a broken neck and had bite wounds on his neck, indicating that he may have been used as bait to train other dogs to fight, Roy Gross, chief of the Suffolk County SPCA said.

08/14/2012

A cooler found in Long Island Sound containing the body of a dog (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Dead Dog Found In Cooler Floating In Long Island Sound

The cooler was found around 6:10 p.m. off Sunken Meadow State Park by a patrolling Smithtown Bay Constable boat.

06/22/2012

Heat wave: Man walking dog in the West Village (credit: Billie Rama)

Tips For Keeping Your Pets Cool As The Temperature Rises

With temperatures soaring over the next couple of days, officials are warning pet owners to keep an eye on their furry friends and make sure they stay cool.

06/20/2012

The brush fire left Dennis Krupski's business on Wading River Manor Road in shambles. (credit: Al Jones, 1010 WINS)

L.I. Wildfire Under Control; Gov. Cuomo Declares State Of Emergency For Suffolk Co.

“The situation is contained for the time being,” Cuomo said, adding he was “cautiously optimistic.” The governor also stated that the response was an example of a case where “government acted better than you could have expected.”

04/10/2012

Ian Himmelstein (credit: Suffolk Co. SCPA)

8-Year-Old Battling Leukemia Donates Money To Suffolk County SPCA

Ian Himmelstein said he donated money and dog treats to the SPCA because of his love for animals.

04/10/2012

The Deer Park Long Island Rail Road Station - Deer Park, NY - File / Photo: MTA

SPCA: Remains Of Decapitated Animals Found Near Deer Park Train Station

SPCA officials say 12 black plastic garbage bags filled with the remains of goats, chickens and roosters were found on Long Island Avenue near Executive Drive between Commack Road and the Deer Park train station.

03/10/2012

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