The cat was found taped shut inside a box near Prospect Park, according to a resident.
The new facility is intended to help the city's most vulnerable animal populations.
Supporters of Melvin raised more than $900.
Locals set up a kitty to pay for Melvin the cat to get his teeth fixed.
Lovable cats of just the right vintage were up for adoption Sunday.
The owner of "Tie," a pooch that chased a Metro-North train, has until Friday to claim her.
The dogs dubbed "The Seven Dwarfs" were saved from squalid conditions in Queens.
Mayor's Alliance for NYC 's Animals is looking for an adoptive home for the pooch, a 3-year-old pit bull.
Anarchy Animal Rescue found a malnourished 1-year-old poodle mix they named Charlie.
"Animal Rescue" stars Hardy, "Prometheus" star Noomi Rapace and Sopranos star James Gandolfini.
Amanda Hearst, Rose McGowan and Ali Wentworth showed support for the Humane Society's rescue effort.
Brian Freeman, 28, was identified from a surveillance video taken inside a Harlem elevator.
Police rescued 47 dogs from a Bronx buiding where they were allegedly being used for dog fighting.
A dog lover brought one of her rescue dogs to Central Park and rented out walks with him to raise funds.
Photos of pets on death row at city shelters convinced one Chelsea woman to take in pets and create a rescue group.
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