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Bark in the Park - Sunday, July 23, 2017
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Matilda's Annual Celebration & Cat Fashion Show - Thursday, August 3, 2017
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Adoptapalooza Prospect Park - Saturday, August 5, 2017
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Help Us Say YES to NYC's Homeless Pets!
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Smokey from the Block: The Coloring Saga of a Feral Kitty in New York City - A Cat Coloring Book by Laura King and Thomas Draplin
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Free Workshop: Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and Colony Care
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Adopt a Pet!
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Spay/Netuer Your Pet!
Featured News, Events & Initiatives
Bark in the Park - Sunday, July 23, 2017

July 23: Brooklyn Cyclones Bark in the Park

Bring your dog to the ball game, or come and adopt a new best friend, as the Brooklyn Cyclones take on the Aberdeen IronBirds! Dog parade, training tips from Travis Brorsen, dog licensing, emergency planning tips, photos with your pet, giveaways, and other family fun.

August 3: Matilda's Annual Celebration & Cat Fashion Show

August 3: Cats Take to the Catwalk at Algonquin Hotel Cat Fashion Show & Fundraiser

Eight felines will be strutting their stuff in one-of-a-kind outfits designed by Ada Nieves in celebration of Matilda, The Algonquin Cat. The theme of this year's benefit for the Alliance is a tribute to Tony award-winning musicals.

August 5: Adoptapalooza Prospect Park

August 5: Adoptapalooza Prospect Park

Adoptapalooza returns to Brooklyn with cats, dogs, kittens, and puppies for adoption from more than 15 Alliance Participating Organizations, plus free microchipping, dog licensing, emergency planning tips, face painting, photos with your pet, giveaways, and other family fun.

A Community Cat Meetup Group Can Be the Cat’s Meow

A Community Cat Meetup Group Can Be the Cat's Meow

A new Manhattan community cat Meetup group is giving NYC cat lovers the opportunity to socialize with like-minded individuals around TNR and other interests.

"Smokey from the Block" Coloring Book Combines Cats, Creativity & Compassion

"Smokey from the Block" Coloring Book Combines Cats, Creativity & Compassion

Relax and express your creativity by adding color and pizazz to "Smokey from the Block," the illustrated saga of New York City's coolest cat-about-town!

Adoptapalooza Introduces Adopters to Hundreds of Homeless NYC Pets

Adoptapalooza Introduces Adopters to Hundreds of Homeless NYC Pets

More than 300 rescued dogs, cats, and rabbits found new homes on May 21 in Union Square Park at Adoptapalooza, the Alliance's mega pet adoption event.

NYC Achieves 90% Animal Shelter Live Release Rate for Second Year

NYC Achieves 90% Animal Shelter Live Release Rate for Second Year

The Alliance and its collaborating partners have transformed NYC into a markedly more humane city with greatly reduced dog and cat euthanasia rates.

The Alliance Goes to Cat Camp NYC

The Alliance Goes to Cat Camp NYC

The Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals was part of the first-ever Cat Camp NYC on March 11 & 12, giving a presentation on Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and more.


2015 Progress Report

2015 Progress Report

The collective Live Release Rate among all Alliance community partners, including ACC, increased from 87% in 2014 to an unprecedented 90% in 2015.

2015 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

In 2015, in partnership with 150 Alliance Participating Organizations (APOs), we achieved an unprecedented 90% community-wide Live Release Rate for New York City's shelter animals.

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.

Volunteer with the Mayor's Alliance

Volunteer for NYC's Animals

Volunteers are a critical part of our success, and essential to achieving our collective goal of saving the lives of homeless animals in New York City.

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 more than 1,700 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.

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.

 

Dramatic Progress Toward a No-Kill NYC

2015 Progress Report

 9 out of 10 lives saved

  More than 61,000
spay/neuter surgeries

  Close to 16,000
transfers from ACC

  13,200 transports by Wheels of Hope

More than 300,000 lives saved since 2003!

The Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals is committed to seeing the day when no New York City dog or cat of reasonable health and temperament is killed merely because he or she does not have a home.

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