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June is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month

Each spring during “kitten season,” thousands of newborn kittens join the millions of cats already in shelters across the country. That means your local shelter has tons of cute, cuddly newborns, in addition to all the mellow, older cats and everything in between. And...

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You NEED to take Your Pup to these Local Beaches

Frolicking in the sun, catching a wave, and digging in the sand–is it just us, or do our favorite things to do at the beach sound weirdly similar to some of our pup's favorite activities? We rounded up two of the area's best dog-friendly beaches, so next time you want...

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It’s Kitten Season—AGAIN!

I know it seems like only a year ago when we first talked about the phenomenon called “Kitten Season.” But that’s because it happens every year! Just as we look forward to sunny skies and warmer weather, shelter workers brace themselves for a difficult season of...

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Cats in the Sea Services

In celebration of Fleet Week NYC 2019, let's take a look at cats in the sea services. Sailors and cats have a special relationship that dates back thousands of years. It is likely that the ancient Egyptians were the first seafarers to realize the true value of having...

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Green Pets for Earth Day!

Pets are a lot of work and responsibility. They need tons of love and attention and a lot of food. The large amount of food that pets eat and the cost it takes to transport cross-country cause some environmentalists to claim that owning a pet is worse for the...

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Spring Pet Prep

It’s that time of year we’ve all been waiting for – Spring! We are finally getting our long-awaited sunshine, fields of green grass to roll around in and rain showers that bring plenty of mud for pups to party in. As we roll back into motion after winter there is so...

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Gear Up for Winter Dog Walking

Well, it looks like Old Man Winter has finally decided to send some real weather to Staten Island, but that doesn't mean dog walking can be postponed. Here’s how to keep you and your dog cozy on cold days. Buy a good quality jacket All but the largest, hardiest of...

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Cats, Cars and Cold

Most people have heard of rodents getting caught in car engines, but did you know that cats occasionally get stuck under hoods too? This happens because stray cats hide under cars in order to stay warm on cold nights. Sometimes cats will climb inside the engine to...

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