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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.

Inwood »

Uptown Woman Reunited with Lost Dog Through Social Media

Police found the dog outside of an Inwood grocery store and posted its picture on Facebook.

Upper West Side »

Locals Protest Pet Sales at New Store, Claim Purchases Kill Shelter Animals

Advocates discouraged pet shoppers from buying animals and offered cats for adoption instead.  

Midtown »

Dog Lovers Aim to Open Manhattan's First Cafe for Canines

Two young New Yorkers launched a $70,000 crowdfunding campaign for a dog play space and cafe.

Midtown »

Animal Shelters Face 'Dire' Overcrowding After Technical Outage, City Says

The mayor's office sent out an email Thursday asking volunteers to temporarily house dogs and cats.

Charleston »

City Council Hopeful Returns Dog to Shelter After Using it in Campaign

John Mancuso had called the animal shelter system "inhumane" and "cruel" during his campaign.

Murray Hill »

Longtime Murray Hill Animal Shelter Damaged by Sandy Faces Uncertain Future

The 109-year-old Bideawee on East 38th Street suffered severe damage during Hurricane Sandy.

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.

Harlem »

Death Row Cats and Dogs Featured in Coffee Table Book

A book by Mark Ross, "Animal Shelter Portraits," features photos of pets on death row at a city shelter.