Category Archives: Shelter Stuff

NYCACC Board Meeting

I wasn’t able to attend the most recent NYCACC board meeting. Fortunately, the meeting was posted on YouTube for the first time and the presentation slides are online as well, so anyone can follow along at home. I’m not going … 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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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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SRAC’s Intro to ACC Video

Shelter Reform Action Committee put out this video a few weeks ago and I don’t think it got nearly the attention it deserved! Here’s a brief introduction to New York City Animal Care & Control…

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NYCACC Doesn’t Want Help

Most people are familiar with the New York City Animal Care & Control (NYCACC) kill list released each evening, but there are other pleas sent out by email throughout the day to New Hope rescues: special cases, injuries in need … Continue reading

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Believe in Evolution

I recently got peripherally involved in a case where a person felt they had to give up their pets due to landlord pressure here in NYC (and before I begin, let me tell you that there is a happy ending … Continue reading

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Some Days, It’s The Little Things

It’s not an Anthony Weiner post, I swear! I had occasion today to visit New York City Animal Care and Control in Manhattan for the first time in a while. The three “full service” (as opposed to intake-only) locations keep … Continue reading

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Marketing Moobs

I’m not quite sure what the target demographic is here.

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One of Those Dogs: Charlie Angel

Returns are a fact of life for rescues, as difficult as they can be. A responsible rescue commits to the animals they take in for life and acts as the backup for them should they ever be in need or … Continue reading

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NYCACC: (New) Policies That Kill

After a longish break I’ve been participating in some pulls of animals from New York City Animal Care and Control. It seems some policies have changed in my absence – and not necessarily for the better. Previously nearly any animal … Continue reading

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