Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Can’t decide whether to buy roses or chocolates? Longing to give something more original? What’s more romantic than…a roach? For a minimum fee of $15 dollars (with higher prices for those looking for more extravagant packages), the Bronx Zoo will let you name a Madagascar Hissing roach—which can […]
Every year hundreds of rescue dogs and cats fly to the New York from the Cayman Islands, NYCity Lens went to one shelter to find out why. A special report.
Louboutina, aka Loubie, is a five-year old golden retriever that doles out hugs and handshakes to passersby on the streets in Chelsea and the West Village. Loubie is an Instagram sensation and has been on Good Morning America, The Rachael Ray Show, and various other TV shows and online media. Because of her popularity, people […]
Some people spend their Sundays in church, others like to unwind with a good book, but in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, a small group of artists are rolling up their sleeves, grabbing scalpels and cutting open a mischief of mice to learn the craft of taxidermy. Leading the course is Katie Innamoroto, 27, a woman whose […]
He summons “Staten Island Chuck” on Groundhog Day, but he has a deeper connection to the larger beasts
Ever since a horse named Norman collapsed on a Midtown street on Sept. 2, animal rights advocates are coming down hard on carriage rides.
A union backs away from a proposed compromise, and the drivers will keep their jobs
What happens when animals slip out of the slaughterhouse?
JFK Will Soon Have an Air Terminal Catering to Animals
Organizations throughout the city are trapping cats and having them neutered to help reduce the large feral cat population.
The rodents carry diseases, but maybe there are fewer of them than we fear.
The facility that vows to never euthanize animals is in danger of closing down because of rising rent.
New Yorkers have spotted more of the animals in recent weeks, but experts say they aren’t typically dangerous.
The waiting area at Animal Care & Control of NYC on 110th between 1st and 2nd Avenues smells like vinegar. The cinder-block walls are a pale yellow and sea foam green and visitors can hear dogs bark and whimper through the walls. The animals sit in kennels upstairs. Visitors must sign in before browsing the […]
Among the worst offenders for collision based bird deaths: The Metropolitan Museum and the buildings around Bryant Park.