animals

Why is the Parks Department Defending Continued Use of Roundup Pesticide in NYC Parks?

Why is the Parks Department Defending Continued Use of Roundup Pesticide in NYC Parks?

September 5, 2014

In case you missed, it, DNAinfo published a piece recently which delves into pesticide usage in New York City Parks, particularly the use of RoundUp manufactured (and promoted) by Monsanto and its link to cancers (long known). RoundUp is often used to kill small weeds in our city’s parks that could be pulled by hand […]

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Have You Seen Lila the Cat? Lost Near Union Square Late May

Have You Seen Lila the Cat? Lost Near Union Square Late May

June 30, 2014

Twitter: Lila Missing Cat 1 year old Himalayan cat Lila went missing from 17th Street and Union Square West on May 31st. The one year old cat needs medication. Have you seen/found her? Posters on Fifth Avenue near Washington Square.

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Just. One. Day. Save a Shelter Animal Today! NYC NO KILL for Today

Just. One. Day. Save a Shelter Animal Today! NYC NO KILL for Today

June 11, 2014

I’ve written critically about the New York City “shelter” system and how it is way overdue for reform. But for today, I applaud the ACC, Animal Care & Control, for joining in with nationwide effort, Just One Day. No animals will be killed today at the three ACC locations, shelter hours are extended, and adoption fees […]

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Are you Missing a Brown Tabby Cat? Found at 13th and Sixth, Manhattan

Are you Missing a Brown Tabby Cat? Found at 13th and Sixth, Manhattan

October 22, 2013

Updated This cat was found at 13th Street and Sixth Avenue about eleven days ago, and, despite signs up all over the surrounding area, no one has claimed her yet. She is female and friendly – a grey brown tabby – and thankfully now has a foster home. Thanks to Scott who looked out for her! […]

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Chichi, Sweet Male Tabby Cat & Staff "Favorite," Still Hanging on at Manhattan ACC Shelter Needs Some Help -- (Now)

Chichi, Sweet Male Tabby Cat & Staff "Favorite," Still Hanging on at Manhattan ACC Shelter Needs Some Help — (Now)

June 18, 2012

I wrote last week about Chichi, a 7 year old male cat who desperately needs a home. This sweet tabby is at the Manhattan ACC (Animal Care & Control) after being sadly relinquished by his family. Well, even more wonderful information has been discovered about him! I updated Chichi’s info here. Can you give this […]

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Give Chichi, a Sweet Male Tabby Cat, a Home - Surrendered by his family at the Manhattan ACC Shelter - Needs Help Now

Give Chichi, a Sweet Male Tabby Cat, a Home – Surrendered by his family at the Manhattan ACC Shelter – Needs Help Now

June 14, 2012

Updated More info here at Facebook where he was on the “Kill List” over the weekend but is apparently still alive and looking for a new home. Chichi is a male tabby cat and about 7 years old. He has been at the shelter since June 3rd, relinquished due to “moving / family changes /allergies” […]

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Adopt-a-palooza Returns to Washington Square Park Saturday, May 19th -- Interview with head of Alliance for NYC's Animals

Adopt-a-palooza Returns to Washington Square Park Saturday, May 19th — Interview with head of Alliance for NYC's Animals

May 17, 2012

It turns out we have an animal-friendly Village neighbor to thank for Adopt-a-palooza’s presence this Saturday at Washington Square Park for the third year in a row. The neighbor, who runs an entertainment company, reached out to Jane Hoffman, President of the Alliance for NYC’s Animals, indicating that he’d like to help produce an event […]

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Daisy at Manhattan Animal Care & Control Needs a Home Now!

Daisy at Manhattan Animal Care & Control Needs a Home Now!

January 8, 2012

Update 1/17: Rescued! But there’s so many more that need our help – This lovely black & white cat, Daisy, is on a “First Alert” list and probably doesn’t have much time. At the city shelter, ACC – Animal Care & Control – cats (and dogs) get put on a death list if they catch […]

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Animal Spotlight: Adopt Happy - Needs Rescue Today! - at Manhattan ACC Shelter; Owner Evicted & Now Her Time Is Up!

Animal Spotlight: Adopt Happy – Needs Rescue Today! – at Manhattan ACC Shelter; Owner Evicted & Now Her Time Is Up!

November 2, 2011

This sweet kitty’s time is running out and, indeed, she may already have been killed. However … she is a “favorite” of volunteers and workers at the Manhattan Animal Care & Control, the city’s high kill “shelter” (search ACC on this blog for posts about it). Her owner/guardian was evicted. You can save her! It’ll be […]

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Animal Spotlight: Mama Cat Buka + 5 Kittens Need Home ASAP; at ACC "Shelter" in Manhattan

Animal Spotlight: Mama Cat Buka + 5 Kittens Need Home ASAP; at ACC "Shelter" in Manhattan

October 18, 2011

If you’ve read my previous posts on the ACC — Animal Care & Control — you know this is yet another quasi city-affiliated organization in need of an overhaul. That being said, I want to help out the animals that are there. (I’m of the mindset that everyone should adopt at least one animal unless […]

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