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Midtown »

Cats in Need of Homes Still Pack City Shelters Despite High Adoption Rates

Shelters were overflowing with cats and kittens at the start of the summer, officials say.

Midtown East »

Gay Model's $25M Estate in Limbo Because She Could Never Marry Her Partner

The legal quandary began when Shirley Ione Cowell adopted her lover, Gigi Carrier.

East Harlem »

Manhattan Shelter 'Overflowing' With Cats, Adoption Group Says

Animal Care & Control is waving adoption fees for cats 1 year and older to deal with the overflow.

Midtown »

PHOTOS: Adorable Pets Ready for Adoption Get Dressed Up as Superheroes

To celebrate reduced fees on adoptions, AC&C dressed up pets like superheroes.

Randall's Island »

OkCupid-esque App Matches You With Your Perfect Adoptive Pet

Animal Care & Control's announced the release of their new app Friday. 288 pets are up for adoption.

Bed-Stuy »

Cat Filmed Being Kicked in Bed-Stuy Finds New Home, ASPCA Says

A stray cat that was filmed being kicked across a Bed-Stuy apartment complex was adopted.

Upper East Side »

Couple Launches Cooking Classes to Raise Money for Their Adoption

An Upper East Side couple is hoping to raise $15,000 to adopt their first child.

New York City »

Opera Singer Hopes Adoption Records Can Prove Italian Roots

Jordanna Rose believes her granddad's records could help her career, court documents say.

Union Square »

City's New Mobile Animal Truck Hopes to Get More Pet Lovers to Adopt

Animal Care and Control's new mobile adoption center can transport adoptable pets throughout the city.

Upper West Side »

A Decade After 9/11, Adoption of Victim's Daughter Nearly Complete

Nearly 12 years after her sister's death, Claire Gorayeb is close to adopting her niece.

Battery Park City »

Daughter of Single Mom Killed on 9/11 Still Waits for Adoption

The sister of a single mom killed in the WTC attacks has fought for 12 years to adopt her niece.

Hudson Square »

Foster Child Photos at Children's Museum Help Match Kids with Families

Celebrity photographers shot portraits of foster kids that go on display in Hudson Square on Wednesday.

Park Slope »

Brooklyn Couple Accused of Being 'Puppy Killers' Sues Pet Adoption Agency

A Brooklyn couple says they were labeled "puppy killers" by animal rescue groups for returning a dog.

Upper East Side »

Heiress Libet Johnson Adopts Cambodian Orphan After 6-Year Fight With Ex

A judge approved Libet Johnson's adoption after she and Lionel Bissoon finally came to terms on custody.

Greenwich Village »

New Film at IFC Center Tells Stories of Teens Adopted from China

The documentary "Somewhere Between" tracks four adopted girls for nearly three years.