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NYCACC Schedules Board Meeting for Wed, April 23

Wow, it’s been a long time since I’ve posted – and there are definitely a few things that could use an update. An unprecidented thing happened after the last post on NYCACC’s new Medical Director, Dr. Lisa Hara Levin, and … Continue reading

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NYCACC’s Curious Choice of a Medical Director

The good news: New York City Animal Care and Control (NYCACC) has finally hired a medical director after more than three years. The bad news: this is a very curious choice. After more than three years without a medical director … Continue reading

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NYCACC Board Meeting Announced

New York City’s Animal Care and Control will hold their quarterly board meeting on Thursday, January 30 at 10:30AM. The official notice is here and is reprinted below. It seems whenever I post a meeting announcement the first comment is … Continue reading

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And now for an important announcement…

This blog will be going back mostly to “Opinions You Should Have”. All rescue-related activity has gone to a new page for a new rescue I’m very excited about, and we’re launching with a bang by rescuing 15 kittens! Please … Continue reading

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Twilight Adopted!

Once abandoned on the streets of the Bronx, Twilight now has a loving home! Thanks so much to her adopter – a fantastic match! Much thanks to her wonderful foster home as well.

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Kimbo, Once a Bronx Parking Lot Dog, Now Ready For Adoption!

A few people have emailed me lately looking for updates on Kimbo, the dog rescued from living 24/7 in a parking lot in the Bronx. Kimbo went to his foster home with the incredible Scott and Tara Mikolay a few … Continue reading

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Sweet Bronx Tuxedo Cat Twilight Seeks Home!

A few weeks ago I was contacted by a landlord here in the Bronx. Tenants of hers had moved out very suddenly and had dumped their cat out in the street. Her newborn had allergies so she couldn’t take the … Continue reading

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Dega and the Great Flood

Poor Dega! This wonderful cat was rescued from the streets of the Bronx along with Rico. Rico quickly found a home, but Dega is still in foster. On top of all that’s happened to her, Dega’s foster home flooded a … Continue reading

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Rex & Roxy: A Soldier’s Dogs

I met the most incredible dogs the other day, a bonded pair of two plus-size mushes in need of a new home as their former owner has been deployed overseas. Please, take a look at their story! These incredible dogs … Continue reading

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NYC Doesn’t Give A Damn About Animals

Not you, gentle reader. I’m talking about New York City’s government, and specifically Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a man who has never cared a whit for the city’s animals beyond the (very) occasional photo op. On Friday afternoon the Mayor’s office … Continue reading

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