Author Archives: OOTC Editor

Wild Bird Fund Continues to Care for Orphaned Wildlife Despite Pandemic

When the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals’ long-time partner, Wild Bird Fund, announced the non-official holiday, Pigeon Appreciation Day, on June 13, some New Yorkers probably were scratching their heads and wondering, “What’s that?” Although not a well-known holiday, it … Continue reading

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Alliance Channels Fashionable Face Masks to Frontline Shelter Workers

We were thrilled when pet fashion legend Ada Nieves donated a supply of her handmade face masks to the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals to share with our rescue partners and volunteers. The stylish accessories have great fashion appeal, but … Continue reading

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Alliance Works with Animal Planning Task Force to Assist During Pandemic

When disaster strikes New York City, the Animal Planning Task Force (APTF) of NYC Emergency Management is on the front line to help pets and pet owners weather the storm. These days, that storm is the COVID-19 pandemic, and with … Continue reading

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Legendary Pet Fashion Designer Deploys Talents to Respond to COVID-19

Always at the ready to devote her love and talents to benefit animals, Ada Nieves, renowned designer of fashions for pets of all species, has taken the opportunity during these unprecedented times to use her talents to save the lives … Continue reading

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Donated Cage Comforters Ease Transition for Cats Left Homeless by COVID-19

Several weeks ago we published an article about Susanna Fitzgerald and her generous donation of handmade cage comforters to the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals. No sooner had Susanna’s shipment arrived that Dr. Susan Whittred of The Patricia H. Ladew … Continue reading

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