CBSNewYork And 1010 WINS Team With Animal Care & Control of NYC To Help Boost Pet Adoptions

New York (CBSNewYork) CBSNewYork.com and 1010 WINS have teamed up with Animal Care & Control of New York City to let you know about some of the adoptable animals looking for loving homes in the city’s shelters, and, where AC&C’s mobile adoption unit is headed with even more great pets.

This week, we’re featuring Matka Kitty, Hazel and Jack Frost.

Matka Kitty (ID# A1027807 – photo above) Matka is AC&C’s resident supermodel! She has perfected that gorgeous pouty look and is every cat owner’s dream. Matka is a super laidback lady, and though she does enjoy being patted, she is comfortable hanging out and lounging on her own. Matka has lived with other cats and dogs, and would make a great companion for any growing family. Meet Matka Kitty at AC&C’s Staten Island Care Center, at 3137 Veterans Road West.

Hazel (ID# A1032159), available at  at AC&C’s Brooklyn Care Center. (Photo Credit: Animal Care & Control of NYC)

Hazel (ID# A1032159), available at at AC&C’s Brooklyn Care Center. (Photo Credit: Animal Care & Control of NYC)

Hazel (ID# A1032159) Hazel is a very friendly and playful pup of about two years. Her previous family notes she likes the company of other dogs, and would follow her people around the home. Meet this energetic cutie at AC&C’s Brooklyn Care Center, at 2336 Linden Boulevard.

Jack Frost (ID# A1031572), available at AC&C’s Manhattan Care Center. (Photo Credit: Animal Care & Control of NYC)

Jack Frost (ID# A1031572), available at AC&C’s Manhattan Care Center. (Photo Credit: Animal Care & Control of NYC)

Jack Frost (ID# A1031572) Handsome Jack Frost, a volunteer notes, is “as friendly as they come.  He hops up to greet you like a one-bun welcoming committee, eager to impress you with his sparkling personality.” Meet Frost, who’s about one year old, at AC&C’s Manhattan Care Center, 326 E. 110th Street.

Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the only open-admissions animal shelter in New York City and takes in approximately 30,000 animals every year. AC&C’s  three Care Centers in Manhattan (326 East 110th Street), Brooklyn (2336 Linden Boulevard), and Staten Island (3139 Veterans Road West) are open for adoptions 12pm-8pm Monday thru Friday, and 10am-6pm Saturdays and Sundays.

If you’re interested in one of the animals featured here, email AC&C’s Adoption team at adoption@nycacc.org with the animal’s name and “A#”, or head directly to the Care Center where the animal is located. Please note, animals featured here may already be placed by the time you arrive, but there are hundreds of great cats, dogs, and rabbits looking for loving homes every day! You can view available animals online, and at the Care Centers, AC&C Adoption Counselors will help you find the best match.

You can also meet your new best friend at AC&C’s Mobile Adoption Center, which travels throughout the city. (Note: dates and locations are subject to change. Information will be updated as quickly as possible.  Also check http://nycacc.org/Events.htm)

This week’s mobile adoption events:

·  April 18, 12-4pm: Petco Union Square, 860 Broadway, New York, NY 10003

·  April 19, 1-5pm: Bark Avenue Adopt-A-Thon, Carroll Park in Carroll Gardens (btw Carroll and President Streets), Brooklyn, NY 11231

Click on flyer to enlarge.

Click on flyer to enlarge.

To adopt an animal, you must have a valid photo ID, be 18 years of age or older, and bring proof of current address. AC&C adoptions include vaccinations, spay/neuter, a pre-registered microchip, an identification tag, a collar, and a certificate for a free initial exam at a participating veterinarian.

For more information, visit http://www.nycacc.org/Adopt.htm.

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