Category Archives: Cats

Protect Your Pets from Fourth of July Fireworks & Sizzling Summer Temperatures

    Tuesday, June 30, 2015 – New York, NY – With the Fourth of July right around the corner, and the Farmers’ Almanac predicting a hotter and drier summer than usual, the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals advises pet owners … Continue reading

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Meet the NYC Feral Cat Initiative Team: Evon Handras

Evon Handras, Director of Administration and Liaison to the NYC Feral Cat Initiative, joined the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals in 2007. Her primary focus was to administer Maddie’s Spay/Neuter Project in NYC, which was a multi-year Maddie’s Fund grant … Continue reading

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Adoptapalooza Includes Hundreds of Homeless Pets for Adoption

    NYC’s Original Mega Pet Adoption Fair Presented by the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals and Petco Foundation Sunday, May 31, 2015 – New York, NY – Manhattan’s Union Square Park was transformed today into New York City’s pet adoption … Continue reading

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Meet the NYC Feral Cat Initiative Team: Megan Wisdom

Since the Fall of 2014, NYC Feral Cat Initiative (NYCFCI) volunteer Megan Wisdom has been sending participants in NYCFCI’s Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) certification workshops a follow-up survey. Megan compiles the information she receives and shares it with the rest of the … Continue reading

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Online Toolkit Provides Social Workers with Resources to Help Pet Owners in Crisis

    Comprehensive guide, launched today by the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, covers topics including domestic violence, homelessness, hoarding, illness, among others Tuesday, May 5, 2015 – New York, NY – A mentally challenged woman is evicted from her apartment … Continue reading

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