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Some Scenes from Grace Church’s Blessing of the Animals

Your correspondent was at the Blessing of the Animals at Grace Church in Brooklyn Heights yesterday. This ceremony was in honor of the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals. This year there were no ornamental hens laying eggs on the chancel steps, or escaped tarantulas. Many live creatures were blessed, […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Want to have your pet blessed? This Sunday, October 4 is St. Francis of Assisi Sunday, and both Grace Church (photo) and St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church will have Blessing of the Animals services. St. Ann’s begins at 1:30 p.m., and Grace’s at 5:00 p.m. Pets must be leashed or caged. The service […]

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Strut Your Mutt To Help Infinite Hope

Join Infinite Hope’s team and strut your mutt this Saturday in Hudson River Park to raise money for animal rescue. Based in Boerum Hill and with a small adoption center at Hope Vet on Atlantic Avenue, Infinite Hope has joined Best Friends as a network partner. All money raised will go directly to Infinite Hope to […]

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Join Our BBAWC at Brooklyn’s First Cat Cafe

Join our very own Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition as it launches Brooklyn’s first cat café this weekend. Though the local, grass roots animal rescue group had hoped to establish a café here in Brooklyn Heights, it’s joined forces with the Fort Greene’s Who’s Your Doggy and WeRuVa pet food company to open The Cat’s […]

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Kitten Palooza on Montague Street Friday

Join our friends at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition at the North Shore Animal League adoption van Friday from 1 – 6 pm. Dozens of bundles of furry adorableness will be available for adoption!

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Squadron Is Friend To Our Best Friends

As the Eagle reports, the Hillside Dog Park urgently needed a delivery of fresh wood chips which, spread on the Park’s ground, “keep the dust (and the smell) down.” A delivery wasn’t scheduled until August. Park users contacted the office of State Senator Daniel Squadron, and he was able to get the delivery advanced to […]

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Lost, scared tabby spotted on Remsen St

From our good friends at the Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition: A scared tabby was seen recently cowering in the backyard of a home on Remsen St., between Henry and Hicks. Please let us know if you’ve lost your kitty by posting here or contacting      

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Clarabelle Needs A New Roommate!

Looking to adopt a single cat? Clarabelle would love to be your one and only feline companion. Clarabelle is outgoing, friendly, inquisitive and seems to prefer humans to other cats. She is a small two-year-old who looks like a teen-age kitten and probably will not grow any larger.  A talkative little lovebug, she will trill […]

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Feline Frances Seeks Forever Home

So many reasons to make the lovely Frances your one and only! At approximately 3 years old, she’s a placid, beautiful, big girl, happy to rest purring in your lap all day long. Before being abandoned in March, she was someone’s pet and had been spayed, and her idea of bliss is giving head butts, being […]

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Help Find Shadow!

From our good friends at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition…  

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