Smiling woman holding a white kitten with a gray spot on his head

Labor Day love for cats and kittens adopted in NYC

By Kelli Harmon on September 11, 2019

A special event for Animal Care Centers of NYC helps 54 cats and kittens get adopted

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Black and white kitten Candycane walking on a leash nose-to-nose with a small white dog also walking on a leash

This incredible survivor cat overcame crazy odds to believe one crazy thing — that he's actually a dog

By Jess Roper on August 22, 2019

Candycane landed in a shelter at just two weeks old and almost died, but today he’s living the good life

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Senior black and white pitbull terrier Apollo with his mouth open in a smile

Sweet, nap-loving senior pit bull enjoys the good life, thanks to the incredible people who worked so hard to save him

By Nicole Hamilton on July 30, 2019

Second Chance Rescue knew the perfect home was out there for Apollo, and with a little help from Best Friends, he found it

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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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