Monthly Archives: October 2007

Go wild!

Happy Halloween! Forgot your costume? You can still transform yourself at Just upload a photo of yourself, then watch as your face gradually transforms into your chosen animal.

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Mayor’s Alliance Fights to Save JFK Cats

Some members of the public are getting confused about the role of the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals in the fight to save the JFK Airport cats. The Mayor’s Alliance is responsible for the NYC Feral Cat Initiative, which is … Continue reading

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Employees may be fired for feeding cats at JFK Airport

From Neighborhood Cats: (212) 662-5761; Susan Baer, General Manager of JFK Airport, threatened in a recent memo to revoke the right of any employee to be on airport grounds who is caught feeding cats. (Click here for full memo.), … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween, cavy-style

I had no idea anyone made costumes for guinea pigs, but there’s quite a selection at

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JFK Airport cats being trapped, killed

From Stray Cat Alliance: Despite an avalanche of criticism from thousands of outraged members of the public, the Port Authority of NY and NJ began trapping feral cats at JFK Airport over this past weekend, with the plan of exterminating … Continue reading

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ASPCA offers Halloween safety tips for pets

As October 31 approaches, the ASPCA would like to offer some common-sense cautions that’ll keep your pets safe and stress-free this time of year: No tricks, no treats: That bowlful of candy is for trick-or-treaters, not for Scruffy and Fluffy. … Continue reading

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Vote for your favorite Howl-O-Ween photo

There’s still time to vote in Petco’s online Howl-O-Ween pet photo contest. Vote for your favorite dog, cat, or small animal finalist by October 31. The dog photo and cat photo with the most votes will win a one-year supply … Continue reading

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Transport help needed, Harrisburg to Frackville

Can anyone drive three Brittany Spaniels from Harrisburg, PA, to Frackville, PA, this Saturday (Oct. 27)? New England Brittany Rescue ( is trying to get the dogs from boarding kennels in Tennessee to their NEBR-approved and screened foster homes in … Continue reading

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Dog rescue case goes to motion hearing Oct. 29

From Dogs Deserve Better: Altoona, PA — Dogs Deserve Better founder Tammy Grimes will be back in court October 29th at 9 a.m. for a motion hearing to defend against the Blair County DA’s attempt to bar her most-compelling evidence … Continue reading

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Dog mauled in York

From A Jack Russell terrier was killed after it was mauled by three dogs in York Wednesday evening. The terrier, named Memphis, was attacked in the rear of the 200 block of North Sherman Street as he walked with … Continue reading

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