dog with wheelchair

Once-paralyzed puppy ditches his wheels

By Nicole Hamilton on June 25, 2021

Chipper came to Best Friends with paralyzed hind legs, but with lots of medical help he was able to ditch his spiffy wheelchair and make a full recovery

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sky with her new family

Cat’s beauty and love of life completely outshine her skin condition

By Nicole Hamilton on June 25, 2021

Sky may have a chronic skin infection, but it has nothing to do with how loved (and lovable) she truly is

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kitten and baby

Baby meets a kitten his age, cuteness ensues

By Ana Merkulova on April 27, 2021

The photos alone score a 100/10 on the adorable scale, but this kitten and baby friendship is off the charts

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three kittens lounging

Three little kittens, one big happy family

By Nicole Hamilton on March 30, 2021

After fostering three kitten siblings with various challenges, a family decides to keep the little family together and adopts all three

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ebenezer with his new mom

Ebenezer the cat brings joy to his family in a bah-humbug kind of year

By Nicole Hamilton on December 30, 2020

As many of us bid an enthusiastic adieu to 2020 on New Year’s Eve, Ebenezer will be purring the night away in his new home

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Izabelle and her babies

Surrogate cat mom nurses 14 cats at a New York City shelter

By Nicole Hamilton on April 12, 2017

Izabelle is a kitten mama extraordinaire, and now she’s finally got help.

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Mary Todd Lincoln and her dads

Mary Todd Lincoln Finds Her Happily Ever After

By Madeline Wehle on January 6, 2017

Mrs. Mary Todd Lincoln (formerly Minnie) continues to live a full life with her dads, and it turns our she's an excellent road-tripper and local celebrity.

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Mowgli and his new family

A Central Park romance

By Nicole Hamilton on November 22, 2016

Foster dog’s adoption becomes the perfect New York love story.

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Cats find their forever homes!

Come for Skechers, leave with a cat

By Nicole Hamilton on September 28, 2016

New York cat adoption event helps more than 30 cats find homes in just four hours.

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MINI photo

MINI USA’s support puts Best Friends–New York in motion

By Nicole Hamilton on September 13, 2016

The MINI Countryman helps put adoptable pets on the road to their forever homes

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