N.Y. cats test positive for COVID-19
April 22, 2020Two domestic cats in New York State have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, reports the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL).
Declawing cats may soon be illegal in New York
May 3, 2019Legislation is currently moving through New York’s state assembly in an effort to ban the declawing of cats. Declawing is already banned in several cities in California, as well as many countries around the world, including Switzerland, Israel, and the U.K. If Bill A01303 is passed, it would make New York the first state to ban the practice. “Claws play an important role in various aspects of cats’ lives. They use their nails to …
New York Pet Fashion Show includes its first wheelchair pit bull
February 1, 2019A New York fashion event for pets will include its first-ever wheelchair pit bull. Rescue dog Effie Brown has been selected to represent all handicapped dogs at the New York Pet Fashion Show in her Walkin’ Wheels Wheelchair.