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Long Island City »

More than 450 cats were taken to a temporary shelter in Queens to be tested and recover from the flu.

Union Square »

Looking for a pet to snuggle with this winter? You find a new furry friend this weekend.

Upper West Side »

Hershey is one-and-a-half years old and arrived in New York about a week ago.

Upper East Side »

The ASPCA's promotion this week means kittens will cost you $15 to adopt, down from $125.

Unionport »

Advocates from the shelter hope the rally will help bring them additional attention and funding.

Crown Heights »

Footage of the howling dog, left alone on President Street in Crown Heights, went viral this weekend.

Midtown »

Shelters were overflowing with cats and kittens at the start of the summer, officials say.

Inwood »

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

Upper West Side »

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

Midtown »

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

Midtown »

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

Charleston »

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

Murray Hill »

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

Upper East Side »

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

Harlem »

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