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St. Ann’s and Grace Churches to Bless Animals Sunday

This Sunday, October 5 is St. Francis Day, honoring the saint who showed special compassion to animals. Accordingly, both St. Ann & the Holy Trinity and Grace churches will hold ceremonies at which pets of all kinds may be blessed. The service at St. Ann’s, located at Clinton and Montague streets, will be held in [...]

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Have You Lost a Parakeet?

This pretty budgie alighted outside 57 Montague Street this evening, was gently captured, and is now in a box, with air holes and dishes of seed and water, next to the doorkeeper’s desk. If it’s yours, please come to 57 Montague and claim it. If it’s not claimed by tomorrow morning, I will contact local [...]

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Photos From Montague Street Summer Space and BHA Dog Show

Bugle/BHB publisher Homer Fink (seated, in loud shirt) chats with EJ, Beth, and future BHB commenter Calvin, who will celebrate his first birthday soon. More photos and text after the jump. Adorbs kits Charlotte and Fritz chow down while awaiting adoption at the Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition tent. Brooklyn Heights Association President and Bugle [...]

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BHA Sez: Room for More Dogs at the Show

We’ve received this notice from the Brooklyn Heights Association: Is Your Dog A Winner? The BHA Annual Dog Show (this Sunday afternoon!) has spots available. There are more spots available for the Talented Tricksters, Fashionistas (Costume), Teachers Pets (aka Most Obedient), Sweet Talkers (Most talkative/ Best Bark),Lovable Large Dogs (over 40 lbs). The show is [...]

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Gorgeous Cat Found on Monroe and Clark

Found this stunning feline around 8:30 am. Clean, seems healthy, very friendly, but no collar or tags. We’re on our way to check for a microchip.

MIRACLE ALERT: The kitty was microchipped and reunited with its family today!

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BHA Dog Show and Summer Space Sunday, September 21

Dog owners and lovers: the Brooklyn Heights Association will have its annual Dog Show on Sunday, September 21 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in front of Pet’s Emporium (Sami’s place) on Montague Street between Henry and Hicks. There will be many contests and prizes; you must pre-register your dog to participate. More details and link [...]

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BBAWC Adoption Event Sunday

The good folks at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition will be parked (literally!) on Montague Street on Sunday with an adoption van full of adorable felines from 11 am to 4 pm. City Chemist has graciously offered the space in front of their shop at Henry and Montague. BBAWC rescues cats and kittens (and pretty much [...]

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Another Monroe Place Feline Foundling

We’re happy to report that our last lost Monroe Place feline was reunited with its humans, but there must be something in the water over there, as our friends at BBAWC report that another lonely feline was found on Monroe last weekend. This nine-week old kitten was found by residents of the street who reached [...]

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Curbed Ponders NYC’s Best Pooch Parks Including Brooklyn Heights’ Hillside Dog Park

As part of Curbed’s “Outdoors Week”, they’re looking for the city’s best dog park. Of course our own Hillside Dog Park is up for consideration.

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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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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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