Shelter Pets of the Day

NYC Animal Care & Control 2336 Linden Boulevard Brooklyn, NY 11208 Shelter Hours: 8AM – 8PM, 7 days a week Adoption Hours: Noon to 7PM, 7 days a week 212-788-4000 NYC ACC’s kill rate for January – April 2012 was 17%.

Mental Health Break: Link

Read this story about an English family who adopted a shelter cat and how their 4 year old autistic boy's life changed.  If you don't absolutely melt looking at the photos, hold a mirror close to your nose to check for signs of life.

The Excellent Care and Good People at the Surry Co Pound

The Surry Co pound in NC failed a state inspection on April 26, 2012.  The inspector noted that some cats were left without water and/or litter boxes.  Among the many items indicated as unacceptable was "veterinary care when needed".  To wit: One coonhound male named 'Gunner' (#57398) was found appearing to be severely emaciated and … Continue reading The Excellent Care and Good People at the Surry Co Pound