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AC&C NEWS AND HIGHLIGHTS
Best Vacation Ever adoption special!
Share your next adventure with one of Animal Care & Control of NYC's jet-setting animals! Visit AC&C’s Care Centers, open for adoptions 12-7pm daily, and take home a fabulous cat, dog, or rabbit for a reduced fee between August 29 and August 31.
Celebrate AC&C animals in style at a very special adoption event!
On September 6th, raise a glass of Pocket Bar’s on-tap “Rottweiler Rosé” to celebrate your new best friend adopted from Animal Care & Control of NYC’s (AC&C) on-site Mobile Adoption Center.
While there, get your very own signed copy of I am Dandy: The Return of the Elegant Gentleman and meet the people behind Gestalten’s celebration of the dandy lifestyle, photographer Rose Callahan and writer Nathaniel Adams.
Then spruce up your own fall style with the dapper accessories and fashion advice of Matt Fox and Enrique Crame III of New York’s Fine and Dandy Shop, and check out the debut of their new line of accessories for dapper dogs.
AC&C is on its way to securing a second Mobile Adoption Center, this one dedicated to bringing pets to people in the Bronx! The vehicle, and staffing for it, will be made possible through a $250,000 grant secured by State Senator Jeff Klein in this year’s state budget. The addition of this Mobile Adoption Center will enable AC&C to promote pet adoptions to even more homes throughout the Bronx.
Senator Klein made the announcement on August 17 at the Riverdale Children’s Musical Festival in Seton Park. Cats and dogs were available for adoption on the premises, via AC&C’s existing Mobile Adoption Center, which was generously funded by the ASPCA and FENWICK KEATS Real Estate.
STAR Spotlight: Jax
When an AC&C Field officer responded to a call about an injured dog last month, he arrived on the scene to find a tiny Chihuahua trapped under a pile of debris behind a car wash. Cody was able to rescue the small dog and rushed him to an AC&C Care Center.
Thanks to our Special Treatment and Recovery (STAR) Fund, Jax was able to undergo the surgery he needed. Your gift today can help us treat more animals through the STAR Fund. Read more >>
Come Strut With Us!
We're very excited to participate in this year's Strut Your Mutt fundraiser, organized by Best Friends Animal Society (one of our New Hope partners). On September 27, AC&C's Pack will be strutting for STAR, the Special Treatment and Recovery Fund. Join/support our pack »
It's Wishlist Wednesday
Looking for more ways to help? Now you can...every Wednesday. AC&C has launched Wishlist Wednesday! Every week we ask for different things that our animals could really use. In our first week, we asked for Varsity Balls for our pups to push around outside and get some much needed exercise. In our second week, we asked for cat toys. And look what we received (pictured below)! THANK YOU to our donors!
This week, we are asking for your help in purchasing sleeper crate pads to keep our pets snuggly when they rest. Pads for both dogs and cats are greatly appreciated. They can be mailed directly to:
Animal Care & Control of NYC
11 Park Place, Suite 805
New York, NY 10007
Attn: Development Department
We thank you in advance!
Check us out on Facebook next Wednesday to see what is on the list!
73 Cats Adopted During AC&C’S Four-Day Meow to Action – And More Than 250 Cats Brought In
Reduced adoption fees extended indefinitely to encourage New Yorkers to help find homes for thousands of cats this summer
Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) is overflowing with cats, and calling on the community of animal lovers to help by adopting a fabulous feline friend. The nonprofit organization is lowering adoption fees—to $5 for adult cats and $20 for kittens six months and under—and asking animal lovers for help. Read more >>
Want to help spread the word? Please print and post this flyer!
AC&C new Mobile Adoption Center is on the move
We now have a Mobile Adoption Center, made possible by the ASPCA and FENWICK KEATS Real Estate! The brand new vehicle will enable AC&C to bring shelter dogs and cats to New Yorkers wishing to adopt throughout the five boroughs.
Check out this great time-lapse video of the Mobile Adoption Center coming together – then check out the vehicle in person, at an adoption event near you!
Looking for another way to make a difference for AC&C animals?
Send needed items directly to AC&C from our PetFlow "Wish List”: help feed and comfort our wonderful dogs and cats, and boost your impact! For every donation that you make, PetFlow will donate 10% of revenue to AC&C. And remember, even if you are shopping for your own furry family members, AC&C will receive a donation from PetFlow! (no minimum or maximum purchase, program is ongoing)
AC&C Participates in Just One Day
On Wednesday, June 11, Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) joined animal shelters across the nation that participated in the ‘Just One Day’ event, which encourages shelters to suspend euthanasia on that day. Hear about it in this 1010 WINS interview with AC&C Executive Director Risa Weinstock and be sure to check out this segment on PIX11. Looking for ways to make every day Just One Day? Adopt, volunteer, donate – and please encourage others to do the same.
When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to Animal Care & Control of NYC. Support us every time you shop. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to your selected charitable organization. Please help AC&C today by shopping for your favorite things at AmazonSmile. ($5 minimum purchase, no maximum purchase, program is ongoing)
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Looking for unique gift ideas or something special for a birthday?
Check out AC&C’s line of products on Zazzle!
Click here to browse our products!
10% of all sales go directly to the care of our animals. (no minimum or maximum purchase, program is ongoing)
AC&C’s most recent commercial features a few of New York’s Kindest and the animals they love. New Yorkers can catch it on NY1, the Discovery Channel, A&E, the History Channel, and Animal Planet. The 30-second spot is also being shown in a couple of local movie theatres.