NYPD, Animal Care & Control Capture Alligator Walking Down Inwood StreetThe alligator was taken away by Animal Care and Control.
NYC Animal Welfare Group 'Overflowing' With CatsThe organization issued a plea Monday for people to "open their hearts and homes" to one or more feline friends.
Animal Care & Control Calling On New Yorkers To Come And Adopt CatsExecutive Director Risa Weinstock says shelters are overflowing with nearly 6,000 cats and kittens.
Dog Rescued From Tracks After Chasing Metro-North Train Finds New HomeTie, a shepherd/collie mix, was adopted over the weekend by the Miller family. Animal Care & Control of NYC said it received more than 100 queries about Tie and approximately three dozen applications for the dog.
Dog Rescued From Tracks After Chasing Metro-North Train Available For AdoptionTie started her journey at a rail yard on 149th Street in the Bronx and chased the train about a mile and a half to the 125th Street station in Harlem, where MTA officers Luis Alvarez and Errold Borges rescued her.
Dog Rescued From Tracks After Chasing Metro-North Train From The Bronx Into ManhattanA Metro-North train was forced to slow down on Tuesday thanks to a dog that decided to chase the train into Manhattan from the South Bronx.
Animal Care And Control Set To Roll Out Mobile Pet Adoption CenterNew York City's largest animal rescue organization is rolling out its first mobile adoption center.
Kittens That Halted Subways In Brooklyn Up For AdoptionOfficials with Animal Care and Control of NYC said the 4-month-old felines, now named Arthur and August, need a home together.
Brooklyn Women Find Snake In Their Living RoomFour roommates discovered a snake curled up by a heater in their living room last Tuesday morning.
Pit Bull Mix Goes For Rush Hour Ride On Staten Island BusAfter 72 hours, the pit bull mix who now goes by "Little Lola" and "Free Ride," will go up for adoption.
Report Outlines 'Deplorable' Conditions At City's Animal SheltersA new report by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer said New York Animal Care and Control shelters are plagued by deplorable conditions and dysfunction at the organizational level.
Snakes, Alligators And Tarantula Among Animals Removed From Brooklyn Housing Project Police said they found six snakes, including a boa constrictor and five pythons among other animals at the Crown Heights residence.
Police Rescue Deer From Under Verrazano BridgePolice rescued two deer Wednesday after they got stuck on the seawall under the Brooklyn side of the Verrazano Bridge.
Questions Remain, But Willow The Cat Headed Back Home To ColoradoGothamist.com said the feline may have been adopted by a New Yorker on a Colorado ski vacation, thinking she was a stray. The two then flew back to New York, where Willow stayed the next five years.
Pets Welcome At City Shelters During Hurricane IreneAhead of Hurricane Irene's arrival, the ASPCA is urging pet owners not to leave home without your furry friends.