Category Archives: No Kill

Help Prohibit Breed Discrimination in Housing in New York State

New York State Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski has introduced a bill that would prohibit breed discrimination in rental housing in New York State. While various media outlets have reported that it would end breed discrimination in New York City public housing … Continue reading

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Stop Paying Shelters For Excuses

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton gave a surprise press conference today to announce that the NYPD was giving up on enforcing the law. “There are just too many criminals, there’s nothing we can do,” said NYC’s Top Cop. “The truth is, … Continue reading

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No Kill In New York City

One thing opponents of No Kill love to do is try to twist the definition of the term, so a quick and easy note to get us all on the same page. If you’d like a longer answer you can … Continue reading

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NYCACC Says They Will Never Be No Kill: “There Is Actually No Such Thing”

I’ve been pretty bullish on New York City Animal Care Centers (NYCACC) lately. No secret, there have been some great improvements. I thought we were finally on the same page. I thought we were working towards a common goal, a … Continue reading

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Biggie Smalls & The NYCACC Kill List

I didn’t have any intention of adopting that day in Feb – with 5 large dogs and four cats in a two bedroom apartment, I have quite enough on my hands, and I try not to spend much time looking … Continue reading

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NYCACC Breaks 90%: Is It Possible?

At the beginning of this year New York City Animal Care and Control (NYCACC) did something rather important: they began to provide detailed statistics directly to the public on a monthly basis in a standard shelter reporting (Asilomar) format. This … Continue reading

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Redemption – The Film – Comes to NYC on July 16

There are a handful of books that have really shaped my world. William Gibson’s Neuromancer. Po Bronson’s What Should I Do With My Life. Tom Collins’ Good to Great. But the book that has probably impacted my life the most, … Continue reading

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Please Help Mid Hudson Animal Aid, Damaged By Fire

I’ve known about Mid-Hudson Animal Aid, a No Kill free range cat shelter in Beacon, NY for quite some time but in the past year I’ve been coming into contact with them more and more, beginning when two of their … Continue reading

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The Death of Martinez: Law, Policy and NYCACC

On May 6 a cat named Martinez came into New York City Animal Care and Control (NYCACC). Martinez, a 5 year old female, had been found stuck in the radiator system of a college dorm building. She was dehydrated, emaciated, … Continue reading

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PETA, Adjust Your Cattitude

(Warning for people with sensitive stomachs: this blog contains an icky picture, and links may contain photos of PETA’s victims. It’s not gratuitous, I promise.) Short one tonight, folks. I need some sleep. But this is pissing me off. PETA … Continue reading

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