Luna the dilute calico cat in an orange plastic cat bed

Wallflower kitty decides she’s a lap cat after all

By Nicole Hamilton on July 10, 2019

Luna spent her days hiding in plain sight in a New York City window — until she found just the right home

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The face of Luigi, the senior black poodle with a little white spot on his chest

Senior poodle proves you're never too old to find love

By Nicole Hamilton on June 27, 2019

Luigi was 10 when he came to the Best Friends Lifesaving Center in New York, but that didn’t stop him from finding a home where he fits in perfectly

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Tazz a brindle pit bull terrier sitting on a step while out on a walk

Man honors the big, sweet pit bull he lost by adopting another

By Nicole Hamilton on June 27, 2019

After Vincent’s dog Megatron passed away, he decided the best way to honor his legacy was to open his home (and heart) to another.

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Volunteer Hiromi Nobata wearing a Best Friends shirt and standing next to a gray and white cat

Volunteer helps so many animals in New York City.

By Nicole Hamilton on June 18, 2019

Hiromi Nobata has been helping save lives in the Big Apple ever since she visited the Sanctuary.

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Ichi the brown and white dog on a leash holding a toy ball in his mouth

Pet housing restrictions? Challenge accepted

By Nicole Hamilton on May 20, 2019

Ichi’s new family took dog fostering to the next level by moving to an apartment that welcomes dogs of any size.

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The face of Arizona, a black and white cat

Adopting a diva cat

By Nicole Hamilton on May 14, 2019

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Ruthie the dog in a harness on a leash for a walk

Help and a new home for a dog who guards her toys

By Nicole Hamilton on April 24, 2019

With a little help and patience, Ruthie learned that she didn’t need to guard her toys anymore.

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Honoring Candy Udell with Gregory and Julie Castle and Francis Battista at the New York Benefit to Save Them All

Honoring Candy Udell

By Julie Castle on April 16, 2019

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woman on steps next to the gray and white pitbull terrier she'd just adopted

A Valentine’s event for the dogs

By Nicole Hamilton on February 19, 2019

Best Friends adoption event helps dogs in NYC find homes just in time for Valentine’s Day

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black kitten with Cerebellar hypoplasia cradled in a person's arm

A tiny but mighty kitten fights panleukopenia

By Nicole Hamilton on February 11, 2019

Feline distemper left this kitten with cerebellar hypoplasia, but wobbly legs and a bobbing head can’t keep Jelly down.

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