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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.

Greenpoint »

Lamb Spotted Lunching with Diners at Greenpoint Restaurant

The baby sheep sat in a customer's lap and didn't make a peep, an employee said.

Washington Heights »

Woman Sleeps in Freezing Park to Save Wild Dog, She Says

The woman built a shelter in Highbridge Park and slept with the wild dog to coax him to safety.   

Upper West Side »

10 Animals Killed After Pipe Bursts in UWS Vet Clinic

A pipe burst at  The Center for Avian and Exotic Medicine on the Upper West Side Monday morning. 

Sheepshead Bay »

8 Pups Found in Abandoned Building, Police Say

Police found eight dogs in an abandoned building while responding to reports of a burglary. 

Belmont »

The Bronx Zoo is An Awful Place for Elephants, Activist Group Says

The zoo is number five on In Defense of Animals' 2014 list of the 10 Worst Zoos for Elephants.

Williamsburg »

Abandoned Pit Bull Found Tied to Pole in South Williamsburg Needs Home

The dog, dubbed Applejack, was reportedly left out for more than a day.

Fort Greene »

Fort Greene Designer's Mismatched Sock Line Lures Stars Like Amy Sedaris

Hannah Lavon makes quirky mismatched socks and mittens featuring penguins, sharks and unicorns.

Belmont »

VIDEO: Watch Adorable Snow Leopard Cubs Play at Bronx Zoo

The two endangered snow leopard cubs, which weigh about 15 pounds each, were born at the zoo on May 6.

Fort Greene »

Learn to Turn Roadkill Into Bejeweled Art From This 'Dead Animal Addict'

Divya Anantharaman teaches the art of taxidermy at the Morbid Anatomy Museum.

Greenpoint »

Pit Bull Falls From BQE as if 'Thrown Out of a Car,' Witnesses Say

The dog was bleeding from its mouth and couldn't stand after the fall, witnesses said.

Port Morris »

Mystery Animal Spotted in Bronx Is Rodent-Eating Weasel, Expert Says

A weasel seen near Bronx Community College is believed to be able to eat rats and porcupines.