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Winter is Coming for NYC's Most Vulnerable Cats
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Alex and Ani Charity by Design Paw Prints Charm Bangle
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PETCO, Merrick Partner to Give to Back to Pet Shelters this Holiday Season
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The Cats On My Block by Valerie Sicignano
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2015 APO Calendars
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Winter is Coming for NYC's Most Vulnerable Cats

Winter is Coming for NYC's Most Vulnerable Cats

Help fill the food bowls of NYC's feral and stray community cats this winter. Your donation to the NYC Feral Cat Initiative Emergency Food Fund will be matched!

PETCO, Merrick Partner to Give to Back to Pet Shelters this Holiday Season

Petco, Merrick Partner to Give to Back to Pet Shelters this Holiday Season

For each Merrick can of food purchased at Petco in November or December, Merrick and Petco will donate meals up to a $1 million of cans purchased to the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC's Animals, PAWS Chicago, and Best Friends Animal Society.

Alex and Ani Offers a Holiday Gift That Saves Lives with Style

Alex and Ani Offers a Holiday Gift That Saves Lives with Style

Sales of the Alex and Ani Charity by Design Paw Prints Charm Bangle have helped save the lives of thousands of homeless pets in New York City since 2011.

New Children’s Book Teaches Kids About Stray and Feral Cats

New Children's Book Teaches Kids About Stray and Feral Cats

Teaching children about feral and stray cats, often referred to as “community cats,” just got easier with the publication of The Cats On My Block, a delightful new children’s book written by animal welfare veteran, Valerie Sicignano, and illustrated by Jayne Sayre Denny.

Get Your 2015 NYC Pet Calendar!

Get Your 2015 NYC Pet Calendar!

Each year, Alliance Participating Organizations (APOs) and other animal organizations offer beautiful calendars for sale to raise funds for their valuable work, all with beautiful photos or other artwork of cats and dogs.

Whiskers in Wonderland - November 15, 2014

Whiskers in Wonderland - November 15, 2014

The Whiskers in Wonderland holiday pet adoption event, hosted by the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals and Petco Foundation, features cats, kittens, and rabbits looking for new homes for the holidays.

Support Our Miles For Paws Team in the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon!

Support Our Miles For Paws Team in the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon!

Our Miles For Paws runners are in their final weeks of training for the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon. Your donation (any size!) will give them a little extra spring in their steps and help save the lives of NYC's homeless pets.

Alliance Spokesperson Gets “Pied” by Jill Rappaport in PIES4PAWS Challenge™

Alliance Spokesperson Gets “Pied” by Jill Rappaport in PIES4PAWS Challenge™

In honor of National Feral Cat Day on October 16, Alliance spokesperson, Stephanie Mattera, talked to NBC reporter, author, and animal advocate, Jill Rappaport, about her PIES4PAWS Challenge™ campaign and the importance of pet adoption and Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) for community cats.


2013 Progress Report

2013 Progress Report

In 2013, we marked our tenth anniversary of saving the lives of NYC's homeless cats and dogs, moving us closer to our goal of becoming a no-kill community by 2015.

2012 Annual Report

2012 Annual Report

This year we celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, and the eighth year in our ten-year strategic plan to transform New York City into a no-kill community.

Every Donation Makes a Difference

Every Donation Makes a Difference

You can help homeless dogs and cats find permanent, loving homes by supporting the programs that aid 150+ rescue groups and shelters in our city. Donations of all amounts are lifesaving for the nearly 29,000 dogs and cats entering our city shelters each year.

Volunteer with the Mayor's Alliance

Volunteer with the Mayor's Alliance

Our volunteers are a critical part of our success, and essential to achieving our collective goal: a "no-kill" New York City — a city that our dogs and cats can be proud to call home. Your time, energy, and skills are lifesaving for the nearly 29,000 dogs and cats who enter our city shelters each year.

Adopt a Pet

Adopt a Pet

Adopt a Little New Yorker Today! Your new best friend is waiting for you right now at an Alliance Participating Organization (APO) or at an adoption event in New York City.

Spay or Neuter Your Pet

Spay or Neuter Your Pet

Spaying or neutering your pet reduces euthanasia by preventing unwanted litters, and improves the health and behavior of your cat or dog.

Microchip Your Pet

Microchip Your Pet

Having your pets microchipped is one of the best ways to increase the chance that, if your pet becomes lost or stolen and winds up at an animal shelter or veterinary office, he or she can be returned to you.

License Your Dog

License Your Dog

Licensing contributes to animal control and the protection of the public health. The law requires that all owned dogs be licensed with the dog license tag attached to his/her collar while in public. Dog owners may be fined for violation of these laws.

Affordable Pet Services

Affordable Pet Services

New York City has several programs in place to help struggling pet owners continue to provide their furry family members with veterinary care, food, and other necessities when finances are tight.

Take a Trap-Neuter-Return Workshop

Take a Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Workshop

Become a Certified TNR Caretaker! Learn how to care for the feral and stray cats in your community and become eligible for free and low-cost services and support.

Brand New Amazon Charity Program Makes Us Smile

Amazon Charity Program Makes Us Smile

Designate the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals as your AmazonSmile charity, and Amazon will automatically donate 0.5% of your purchases to help save the lives of NYC's homeless pets when you shop at smile.amazon.com.

Your Online Shopping Can Save NYC's Pets!

Your Online Shopping Can Save NYC's Pets!

Shop with iGive.com and your everyday purchases from over 1,300 online stores will benefit NYC's homeless pets at no additional cost to you!


New York City Feral Cat Initiative

New York City Feral Cat Initiative

A program of the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, the NYC Feral Cat Initiative is committed to solving New York City's feral cat overpopulation crisis through the humane, non-lethal method of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR).

Wheels of Hope

Wheels of Hope

Wheels of Hope, the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals transport van program, carries animals from from Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) shelters to other shelters and rescue groups for adoption.

Picasso Veterinary Fund

Mayor's Alliance Medical Fund

The Mayor's Alliance Medical Fund (formerly Picasso Veterinary Fund) pays for lifesaving medical treatment for sick and injured animals transferred from Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) to other Alliance Participating Organizations.

Helping Pets and People in Crisis

Helping Pets and People in Crisis

The Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals' Helping Pets and People in Crisis program provides assistance to individuals and families fleeing domestic violence; seniors requiring medical care outside of their home; and families facing eviction or other temporary setbacks.

Miles For Paws

Miles For Paws

Join the race to save NYC's homeless animals! If you can walk, run, wheel, or swim, you can help us go the distance towards our lifesaving goal.

New York Live's "Pet Project"

New York Live's "Pet Project"

NBC 4's New York Live features the weekly "Pet Project" segment in partnership with the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, which showcases adoptable dogs and puppies from local animal shelters.

 

Dramatic Progress Toward a No-Kill NYC

2013 Progress Report

 8 out of every 10 lives saved

  More than 60,000
spay/neuter surgeries

  More than 14,700
transfers from AC&C

  More than 13,700 animals transported through Wheels of Hope

250,000+ lives saved since 2003!

The Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals is a coalition of 150+ non-profit shelters and rescue groups working to end the killing of healthy and treatable cats and dogs at our city shelters, Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C).

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