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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.

Long Island City »

24-Hour Dog Run Opens in Pup-Friendly Hunters Point

The new dog park has benches, a doggie water fountain and a poop bag dispenser.

Belmont »

PHOTOS: The Bronx Zoo Just Got a Brand New Baby Porcupine

The porcupine was born on July 28 to its mother Alice and its father Patrick.

Inwood »

Dog Poop Digester Could Be Clean Solution for all That Mess

The city's former recycling czar is proposing a program that would convert dog poop into clean energy.

Prospect Heights »

Lost Ferret Found at Grand Army Plaza Given a Foster Home in the 'Burbs

The woman who picked up the lost ferret in Brooklyn last week says the pet is now living in Long Island.

Prospect Heights »

Did You Lose Your Ferret Near Grand Army Plaza?

Someone found it "by the bike racks" and wants to give it back.

Upper East Side »

Help an UES Consignment Shop Name Their New Puppy

Michael's Consignment is holding a puppy naming contest. The winner will receive a $25 gift certificate.

Midtown »

De Blasio Tells Carriage Horse Ban Backers to Focus on Swaying City Council

The mayor promised to eliminate horse carriages on his first day in office but has been unable to do so.

Inwood »

Pig Spotted Hanging Out With Furry Friends in Inwood Car, Police Say

The animals were all spotted inside a car on West 204th Street.

Concourse »

White Praying Mantis Greets Folks at Bronx Court on Tuesday

The insect was hanging out on one of the revolving doors at the Bronx Hall of Justice.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Is the Prospect Park Dog Beach Safe from Toxic Algae? Here's How to Tell

Testing for harmful blue-green algae is done every week, the Prospect Park Alliance said.

Far Rockaway »

Shark Reeled in Off Far Rockaway Beach

A fisherman caught it around 3:30 p.m. on Monday, a lifeguard said. 

SoHo »

Meet Merry, the Happy Pup Who 'Loves To Love'

Merry is a year and a half old and looking for a home.

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