Monthly Archives: February 2012

Newborn Kittens: We’re Not Garbage!

A litter of six newborn kittens, umbilical cords still attached, was found tied up in a garbage bag and thrown into a trash dumpster in Corona, Queens. A passerby heard their cries of distress and hit the Internet looking for … Continue reading

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Onyx Mends, Now Making Friends

Onyx was found during a Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) project late last year in Coney Island, Brooklyn. The six-month-old kitten was bleeding profusely, having sustained a recent stab wound to the eye. According to the veterinarians who treated her, the injury likely … Continue reading

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Chocolate Discovers Humans Good for Health

Chocolate appeared in the backyard of a home in Great Neck on Long Island early in the winter. The homeowner began feeding Chocolate, and so he happily remained in the yard for several months. But when he showed up dragging … Continue reading

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Cali Survives and Finds Her Voice

    A tiny one-day-old calico female kitten was found in the middle of the night by one of our trappers during a routine Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) project in the Bronx. She still had her umbilical cord attached, and was nestled between … Continue reading

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Always Trap Feral Kittens, Don’t Chase ’Em Down and Bag ’Em!

    by Mike Phillips, NYC Feral Cat Initiative Chasing down feral kittens and grabbing them is always a bad idea, even when successful. The stress and anxiety for the kittens can take weeks for them to overcome. I imagine their … Continue reading

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