That is January! Have fun with a brand new member of the family! Jan 14-15

Letitia Denham

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Trying to find a misplaced pet might be troublesome. Elevating native consciousness is an efficient place to start out. And with the assistance of social media, the attain can go a lot additional.

There’s a cat that has been misplaced for some time in our neighborhood. In case you can share their data and unfold the phrase, hopefully, Corduroy will likely be discovered.

Under are a couple of suggestions for finding a misplaced cat.

1. Start the place the cat was misplaced: Verify close by garages or sheds, neighbors’ yards, or deserted buildings. Regardless of how far the search takes you, maintain checking again.

2. Go searching when issues are quiet: Early within the morning or late within the night, when issues are calmer, is when the cat would possibly really feel safer and are available out of hiding.

3. Submit flyers: Let your neighbors know your beloved is lacking. Communities come collectively when one is in want. Ask native eating places or shops when you can submit your flyer of their window.

4. Use social media: Though you won’t be on social media, a buddy may be. Submit photographs. Ask your mates to share, and get the phrase out.

If you realize of any misplaced pets, be at liberty to achieve out so we are able to get them seen.

Meet Madison and Mackenzie…

This is January! Celebrate with a new family member!  Jan 14-15


MacKenzie and Madison are the sweetest little calico cuties. The lifetime of just a little adoptable kitten could be a little chaotic, however do not let their preliminary shyness idiot you – as soon as they heat up; they are going to be taking part in, leaping, leaping, and snuggling up very quickly. They’re updated with vaccines, adverse for FIV / FELV and will likely be spayed and microchipped when age applicable. They are often seen of their foster house by appointment or on the times they’re at Petco Bricktown Approach or PetSmart Forest Avenue for adoption occasions. For extra data contact SICAW at 718.948.5623, Monday by way of Saturday, from 9 a.m to eight p.m. Discover out extra about our adoption course of and fill out your app right here: (COURTESY/SICAW) SICAWSICAW


Jan. 14

  • SICAW will likely be at PetSmart, 1525 Forest Ave., from 1:00 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Louie’s Legacy will likely be at PetSmart, 1525 Forest Ave., from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Jan. 15

  • SICAW will likely be at PetSmart, 1525 Forest Ave., from 12 p.m. to three p.m.
  • Louie’s Legacy will likely be PetSmart (Flatiron) – 1107 Broadway Ste. 101, New York, NY 10010, from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • SICAW will likely be at Petco, 165 Bricktown Approach, from 11:00 to 2:00 p.m


We’re at all times grateful to the volunteers who manage pet occasions each week in and across the borough, ship out bulletins, maintain fundraisers, assist with provides, clear cages, feed animals, be sure the pets’ medical wants are attended to and a lot extra. All of that is carried out with out pay, all for love, and behind the scenes.

SICAW’s pet occasions in and across the borough are listed under, together with native locations to eat along with your canine and dog-friendly parks on Staten Island. Click on by way of the photographs above to fulfill the lovable canine and cats up for adoption this weekend.


Julie Forlenza, a former trainer at IS 7, P.S. 62, ring and run canine walkers, and supervisor at Woof and Tails Lodge, went into motion after Hurricane Ian to assist animals in shelters. She is the proprietor of Black Canine Portrait. Her ardour for serving to animals is phenomenal. Verify her out on Fb or Instagram.

Stellar Villa is a New York Metropolis-based artist who not too long ago raised over $11,500 for pet shelters after she single-handedly created 1,252 customized items of artwork of individuals’s pets over the course of 21 days. Now, she is working to create ongoing partnerships with native animal shelters to proceed elevating cash. In case you’re on the lookout for a present for a canine lover, try Stellar’s work.

Weekly occasion: Animal Care Facilities of New York Metropolis is open for adoptions of canine, cats, guinea pigs and rabbits at 3139 Veterans Rd. W from 12 p.m. to five p.m. Wednesday to Sunday. For basic data on adopting from ACC and different community-based packages by way of ACC please go to


Do you’re keen on canine? Do you’re keen on beer? Then fetch a chilly one on the Flagship Brewing Co.’s Canine Membership. The membership meets each Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. within the Flagship Brewery taproom at 40 Minthorne St., off Bay Avenue.

The Flagship’s Canine Membership is for that particular breed of canine and beer lovers who can convey their (well-behaved) pups to the conferences. As soon as a month, there will likely be a visitor speaker to speak about their very own specialty or data concerning the welfare of their treasured, loyal mates.


1. Low-cost or free spay and neuter: The ASPCA’s free and low-cost cellular spay and neuter van travels all through the 5 boroughs in each neighborhood.

Low-income pet homeowners within the 5 boroughs with proof of public help, similar to welfare, Medicaid, Medicare, Supplemental Safety Earnings (SSI), incapacity, meals stamps, TANF (Momentary Help for Needy Households), or public housing qualify totally free spay/neuter providers for his or her cat or canine. In case you have a pit bull, pit-bull combine, or sure massive breed canine, it’s additionally free.

For the precise instances the van will likely be in your space, in addition to pre-visit directions, go to, or name 877-SPAY-NYC (877-772-9692).

2. Apply for a canine license. Save time and postage by making use of on-line. For an software or extra data, go to View the flyer within the gallery above.

3. Fuzzy RX. Telehealth promotes veterinary well being that’s accessible 24/7 vet chat on a one-to-one and personalised therapy. They’ll join along with your veterinarians instantly from the gamut of diarrhea, ear, bodily, and pores and skin points.


· Angelina’s Ristorante, 339 Ellis St., Tottenville, 718-227-2900

· The Burrito Bar, 585 Forest Ave., West Brighton, 718-815-9200

· Ciro Pizza Café, 862 Huguenot Ave., Huguenot, 718-605-0620

· Killmeyer’s Outdated Bavaria Inn, 4254 Arthur Kill Rd., Charleston, 718-984-1202

· Shake Shack, Staten Island Mall, 2655 Richmond Ave., New Springville, 929-529-0513

· Silver Lake Golf Course, 915 Victory Blvd., Silver Lake, 718-442-4653

Name forward for reservations. For extra data, try NYC Canine in restaurant guidelines.


· Allison Park, off-leash space, the sphere on the finish of the path bordered by Prospect Avenue, Sailors Cosy Harbor Cemetery, and the pond

· Amundsen Path, off-leash space, between Amboy Street and Hylan Boulevard

· Arthur Von Briesen Park, off-leash space, garden space, mid-park on the correct aspect

· Bloomingdale Park, canine run, Maguire Avenue behind athletic fields nearer to Ramona Avenue

· Clove Lakes Park, off-leash space, the open area above picnic space close to Royal Oak Street and Rice Avenue

· Clove Lakes Park, off-leash space, Brookside Avenue between Alpine Court docket and Kingsley Avenue (garden space)

· Clove’s Tail Park, off-leash space, garden space, nook of Victory Boulevard and Little Clove Street

· Convention Home Park, canine run, Clermont Avenue and Massachusetts Avenue

· Cozzens Woods Park, off-leash space, Web page Avenue between Hylan Boulevard and Amboy Street

· Crescent Seaside Park, off-leash space, Tennyson Drive, and Glover Avenue; situated within the meadow space resulting in the seashore

· Evergreen Park, off-leash space, Greaves Avenue and Evergreen Avenue

· Father Macris Park, off-leash space, garden past ball area

· Ida Court docket Playground, canine run, Ida Court docket between North Railroad Avenue and Drumgoole Street East

· Lemon Creek Park, off-leash space, the underside of Seguine Avenue at Johnston Terrace; slightly below playground

· Siedenburg Park, off-leash space, Greaves Avenue, and Evergreen Avenue

· Silver Lake Park, canine run, Victory Boulevard under the pavilion, throughout from the Parkview Flats

· South Seaside Park, off-leash space. Observe: On sand solely after Labor Day and earlier than Memorial Day

· Willowbrook Park, off-leash space, Archery Vary Discipline

· Wolfe’s Pond Park, canine run, to the left of Cornelia Avenue

For extra data with guidelines and laws, go to

Canine can not enter any bathing services, together with New York Metropolis seashores. Nonetheless, from Oct. 1 by way of Could 1, leashed canine are allowed on the sand and boardwalk at Midland Seaside and South Seaside.

Leashed canine are allowed on the boardwalk/promenade at Midland Seaside and South Seaside.

For extra data on guidelines and laws, go to


In case you assume your pet could have ingested a probably toxic substance, contact the Pet Poison hotline at 855-764-7661 or, or contact the ASPCA Animal Poison Management Middle at 888-426-4435 or

Because the seasons change, take into account the crops which can be toxic to animals:


To report an incident of animal abuse, name Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or go to


To contact an environmental conservation police officer or report suspected violations, contact the DEC Legislation Enforcement Dispatch Middle at 844-DEC-ECOS (844-332-3267) or

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