Meow Parlour, which will be the city's first permanent cat cafe, is set to open on Hester St. Dec. 15.
Animal Care and Control participated in a nationwide effort to increase pet adoptions.
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 dog who chased a Metro-North train last week now lives with the Miller family, city officials said.
"Cat Friday" is the ASPCA's biggest cat adoption event of the year.
Mary Tyler Moore, Bebe Neuwirth, Rita Moreno and Joel Grey promoted pet adoption.
The city's "Adoptapalooza" festival comes to Washington Square Park on Saturday.
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