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Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Pregnant Cat Rescued From Garbage Needs Home

The cat was found taped shut inside a box near Prospect Park, according to a resident.

Upper East Side »

ASPCA to Open Facility for Orphaned Kittens and Abused Dogs

The new facility is intended to help the city's most vulnerable animal populations.

Bed-Stuy »

Stray Cat With Dental Trouble Needs Help Paying Bills

Locals set up a kitty to pay for Melvin the cat to get his teeth fixed.

Gramercy »

Elderly Cats Make Purrfect Pets for Some New Yorkers

Lovable cats of just the right vintage were up for adoption Sunday.

East Harlem »

Train-Chasing Dog to Be Adopted by Rescuer Unless Owner Turns Up

The owner of "Tie," a pooch that chased a Metro-North train, has until Friday to claim her.

Fort George »

Seven Pit Bull Puppies Rescued from Amateur Breeder Need Home

The dogs dubbed "The Seven Dwarfs" were saved from squalid conditions in Queens.

Astoria »

Luck Be a Lady for a Dog Named Sinatra in Need of a Home

Mayor's Alliance for NYC 's Animals is looking for an adoptive home for the pooch, a 3-year-old pit bull.

Mariners Harbor »

Poodle Rescued After Being Thrown from a Moving Car, Charity Founder Says

Anarchy Animal Rescue found a malnourished 1-year-old poodle mix they named Charlie.

Bed-Stuy »

New Tom Hardy Film Shooting in Bedford-Stuyvesant Park

"Animal Rescue" stars Hardy, "Prometheus" star Noomi Rapace and Sopranos  star James Gandolfini.

Meatpacking District »

Georgina Bloomberg Joins Animal Lovers for Humane Society Gala

Amanda Hearst, Rose McGowan and Ali Wentworth showed support for the Humane Society's rescue effort.

East Harlem »

Police Arrest Bronx Man Seen Kicking Dog in Video

Brian Freeman, 28, was identified from a surveillance video taken inside a Harlem elevator.

Morrisania »

Police Bust Dog-Fighting Ring in the Bronx

Police rescued 47 dogs from a Bronx buiding where they were allegedly being used for dog fighting.

Upper East Side »

Don't Own a Pet? Rent-a-Dog Comes to Central Park

A dog lover brought one of her rescue dogs to Central Park and rented out walks with him to raise funds.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Doomed Dog Friended By Chelsea Resident

Photos of pets on death row at city shelters convinced one Chelsea woman to take in pets and create a rescue group.