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Is Your Cat Missing? Friendly Feline Found On Monroe Place

Our good friends at the Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition were alerted that a friendly, thin cat had been spotted on Monroe Place by several people.  When a BBAWC volunteer went to check it out, this gorgeous guy was sitting in front of 13 Monroe Place in the shade. No one answered the door, and [...]

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Brooklyn Bridge Facade Wall Collapses

Multiple media outlets are reporting a serious collapse of the facade wall on the walkway to the Brooklyn Bridge at Washington and Prospect Streets. From the Brooklyn Daily Eagle: The collapse, which injured two pedestrians, took place in the middle of a wild storm which brought hundreds of explosive lightening (sic) strikes and flooding to [...]

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Kitten-palooza! Find Your Summer Companion(s) On Saturday

The Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition is holding an adoption event at Grand Army Plaza in Park Slope on Saturday, June 21st from 10 am to 3 pm. This rescue group has “oodles” of friendly cats and kittens who are waiting for their forever homes, and they’re teaming up with Long Island’s North Shore Animal [...]

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Calling DUMBO Residents: Can You Help Find A Kitten?

Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition seeks information about a seven-week-old black and white kitten last seen on Jay and Plymouth Streets in DUMBO. From the good folks at BBAWC: This kitten’s mother and siblings (as well as two intact males) were trapped Sunday evening for spaying, neutering, and vaccinating, and he has not been seen since.  [...]

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Left Behind Twice, Uli Is Ready For A Home To Call Her Own!

Five-year-old Uli found herself homeless after her previous caretaker passed away. This sweet feline was dumped at a kill shelter, and the good folks at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition couldn’t bear to see her left behind when she was the only cat left on an Animal Care and Control van at the end of [...]

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A Kitten Shower To Help Snowball

It’s kitten season, and shelters and rescue groups throughout the area are chock-full of kittens needing fosters, adopters, and…medical care. Our friends at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition are holding a kitten shower this Saturday to help raise money for one particularly needy feline, and all the others they’re caring for this spring. Snowball needs [...]

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It’s A Great Weekend To Adopt A Cat–Fees Waived!

The good folks at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition tell us that there’s no better time to adopt a rescued Brooklyn cat than now, and, really, who could argue? Thanks to the Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days promotion, a generous grant will cover your adoption fee on Saturday and Sunday at adoption events being held in [...]

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Get Ready Brooklyn Heights! Fireworks Returning to the East River

The New York Observer is reporting that, according to “sources,” Mayor de Blasio will be on the Promenade at 2 pm today to announce that Heights residents will once again have a prime view of 4th of July fireworks. The NY Daily News confirms the return of the Macy’s spectacular: “I’m thrilled that, after years of working [...]

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Lost dog in Brooklyn Bridge Park

This from our good friends at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition: “I was riding my bike near Brooklyn Bridge Park yesterday and we found this little poodle / bichon sprinting down the street after nearly getting hit by a car. I’m pretty sure he’s really home sick. No tag or chip.” Please email BrooklynBridgeAnimals@yahoo.com if [...]

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BHB Adopt A Pet: Her Name is Lola, and She’s a Showgirl…

Snuggly Lola came from the same home that last month’s adoptable dog Bebe did: they were surrendered when their human was no longer able to take care of them.  Pulled from Animal Care and Control three months ago, both Lola and Bebe have been living in Heights foster care ever since. Despite the strain of [...]

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Little Pluto Wants Your World to Revolve Around Him!

Like his namesake planetary body, our Pluto is a little guy, but his heart and his spirit belie his physical stature. Rescued from a hoarder house with two other cats, he had stopped eating and developed a type of anorexia, but in the care and comfort of his Brooklyn Heights foster mother’s home, he’s become [...]

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Who Needs Groundhogs? You Can Have Your Own Shadow!

Like his namesake, Shadow is tough to capture, at least in a photograph; this 7-month-old wonder boy almost never stops moving, and posing for pictures is not his preference when there’s a whole world to explore and other cats to play with. Part of a litter that was rescued in Sunnyside, Queens, this long-legged, silky, [...]

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Looking For A Long-Term Relationship? Adopt Bebe!

On this Valentine’s Day, we kick off a new BHB feature, doing our part to help you find the love of your life. The good folks at the Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition work tirelessly to rescue, rehabilitate, and adopt cats, dogs, rabbits, and whatever other animals cross their path in need of assistance, so [...]

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Too Cute Comes To Brooklyn Heights

When Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition took in a pregnant cat who appeared  after Hurricane Sandy, the organization had no idea that she would become a TV star. Juno gave birth to three of her own kittens, and then the magnanimous mom also adopted an orphan kitten, nursing her along with her own babies, who [...]

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A Community Farewell to Martha Atwater

Mourners overflowed Grace Church on Friday afternoon to bid farewell to Martha Carr Atwater, killed Friday, February 22 when a truck jumped the curb at the corner Clinton and Atlantic Avenues, striking her. Atwater, 48, lived on Remsen Street with her husband Tom and two daughters, Chloe and Olivia; an Emmy-award winning television writer and [...]

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Not-So-Welcome New Neighbors: Rats Invade Brooklyn Heights

We all know that our neighborhood is enticing for both residents and visitors, but some recent newcomers have not been received with customary Brooklyn Heights warmth. Not a few regular BHB comments have observed over the last few months that rats in the neighborhood seemed to be on the increase, and in today’s New York [...]

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