Ricky Gervais Speaks Out To Make Cat Declawing Illegal In New York
Actor and comedian Ricky Gervais is advocating a ban on cat declawing in New York with the help of an organization called Paw Project.
New York says no to pet tattoos and piercing
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that prohibits tattooing and piercing pets in the Empire State; his action is backed by several animal-rights groups.
High school student includes family pet in yearbook photo
He thought they’d say no, but New York high school senior Draven Rodriguez was allowed to have a picture of him holding his adopted feline in the annual yearbook.
Saving lives starts with support, not shame
Editorial: Several outreach programs are working to help spay and neuter pets and keep them in homes and off the streets with non-judgmental tactics. And they’re working.
Cat kicked in gruesome viral video has been rescued
Update: The cat, who now goes by the name King, was rescued and is resting at the ASPCA Animal Hospital; he may be put up for adoption following a police investigation.
Facebook users mobilize to bring Brooklyn cat kicker to justice
A man in New York City has been arrested and charged with aggravated animal cruelty after he appeared in a video where he lures a cat close to him, and then kicks the animal.
Surrendered “smelly cat” finally finds new home
Meet Lenny, a black-and-white cat who was adopted from a New York shelter; however, the feline was returned two days later because, “he farts all the time.”
Government shutdown hurts animals, too
The government shutdown isn’t just having an impact on people; several agencies have shut down that monitor animal welfare and various regulations have been suspended.
‘Zombie’ saves cat in Times Square
Maybe The Walking Dead has it all wrong – some zombies save lives. While promoting Times Scare, a year-round haunted house attraction near New York’s famed Times Square, a man in full zombie makeup spotted a black-and-white stray cat wandering in the street. Fearing the feline would get killed in the crush of traffic, Jeremy […]