An interesting study on pet ownership in NYC was recently published by the economists at StatsBee, a column in the NYC Economic Development Corporation blog.
The study found that there are approximately 1.1 million dog and cat pets in NYC--equating to one pet in every three (33%) households. This is understandably far below the national average of 60%.
However, as the below graphic shows, Astoria is among the City's most pet-populated…Continue
Christine Shane has a full house, but there’s not a peep.
Bosco, a blue-nose pitbull, Nubia, a chihuahua/pharaoh hound mix; James, a pitbull; Jayda, a black pitbull/lab mix; Sam, a lab; and the four hairless sphynx cats – Henrik, Pandora, Trinity and Nefereti -- are all in…Continue
Added by Eileen Thompson on April 2, 2011 at 8:12am — No Comments
At least 30 cats and dogs were rescued yesterday from US Pet Discounts on Steinway Street after an all-hands fire broke out in the rear of the store. The blaze required rescuers to cut through the metal security gate at the entrance and cut locks to rescue the caged animals.
A member of the site found this adorable(?) kitty on 30th St. and 31st Ave. Anyone know who it belongs to? Despite the picture, the good samaritan emphasized that she's very friendly--suggesting it's likely someone's house cat. Contact Liz if you know where miss kitty… Continue