Author Archives: OOTC Editor

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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Alliance Helps NYCEM Launch NYC COVID-19 Pet Hotline

ALERT: As part of the NYC Emergency Management Animal Planning Task Force, the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals helped launch the NYC COVID-19 Pet Hotline to provide NYC residents with the emergency resources, support, and information needed to care for … Continue reading

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Creative Animal Lover Turns Difficult Times Into an Opportunity to Help

Susanna Fitzgerald is making a difference for NYC’s homeless pets despite the upheavals caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. She recently wrote to the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals about her plans to make cage comforters “during the current craziness. I … Continue reading

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Animal-Friendly Legislation Moves NYC Toward a More Humane Future

Editor’s note: Although we realize this article isn’t immediately relevant to the current COVID-19 emergency gripping the headlines, we wanted to share the information with our readers because we believe it demonstrates the promise of a positive future. In November … Continue reading

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