Tag: animal-cruelty

NY Senate passes legislation to strengthen protections for racehorses


Apr. 12, 2024 By Anthony Medina On Thursday, Apr. 11, the Senate approved legislation that significantly enhances protections for pets and animals, coinciding with Animal Cruelty Prevention Month. The bill now awaits Governor Kathy Hochul’s signature. Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr., who represents New York Senate District 15, received the approval of his legislation S.6796A,…
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More than 30 abandoned cats found in Woodhaven saved from near death


Feb. 8, 2024 By Anthony Medina A Middle Village pet rescue group saved more than 30 cats from a Woodhaven building last month after discovering that a cleaning crew allegedly hired by the landlord threw several cats out of a second-floor apartment window. PuppyKittyNYC, a volunteer-based rescue group that focuses on aiding sick, injured, and abandoned cats, rescued 34 cats from inside and outside of the two-story building, located at 80-44 Jamaica Ave., on Thursday, Jan. 25. According to PKNYC President Meagan Licari, the rescue started after the group received a message on Instagram of an abandoned cat being kicked…
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