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Councilman Levin Saves Abused Cat on the BQE

  Thanks to Steve Levin, City Councilman for Brooklyn Heights, a Brooklyn cat hasn’t quite run out of lives. Gothamist reported earlier today that while driving on the BQE last Friday, Levin spotted the cat on the roadway in Williamsburg. (Photo above is from 2012 and shows Levin with another cat, not the one he […]

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Help Find Two Missing Dogs in Brooklyn Heights

Sad news from our good friends at Rocco and Jezebel, looking out for our neighborhood pets even when they’re not in the neighborhood. Can you help find these missing pooches? Please share on your social networks and let’s see if we can get these babies home. Rosie, the beloved Beagle/MinPin mix belonging to some Heights […]

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This Pickles Is All Sweet, No Sour

There’s nothing sour about this gregarious tabby boy!  Super friendly, he’s an avowed couch potato that likes nothing better than snuggling up with his caretaker. He’s also rather fond of mealtime and will let you know that – this guy loves to talk. Gentle and sweet, he loves playing with other cats and would have […]

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Ms Fancy Parallel Pants Seeks A Human Of Her Own

This week’s adoptable pet from the good folks at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition: Surrendered because her owner is having serious health problems, four-year-old Parallel Pants (no idea where her name came from!) is currently hanging out in a Greenwich Village foster home. A super-sweet tuxedo who loves humans, she amuses herself with toys, gazes […]

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Who’s The Boss? Bob!

From our good friends at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition: Beautiful Bob is making the most of his second chances, seizing life by the horns and making his presence known! This two-year-old tuxedo was rescued from Animal Care and Control’s nightly euthanasia list.  Originally found dumped in an apartment lobby, this boy is gregarious, fearless, […]

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Abandoned In A Box, Bella and Diva Seek A Home (updated)

Happy update, February 19:  Bella and Diva are safe and warm in a Staten Island foster home…now to find them a forever home!   From our friends at the Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition: Sweet, tiny, and abandoned, 18-month-old Bella and Diva were taped into a box and thrown onto a garbage pile in sub-freezing […]

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Stray Voltage on Pineapple Street?

Dr. Heather Thomson of Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital writes with news of possible stray voltage on the north side of Pineapple Street between Henry and Hicks.  She’s heard reports of eight dogs getting minor shocks, none requiring hospitalization. Reportedly, ConEd has been notified but hasn’t yet assessed/remedied the problem. Posting this just to get the word out so […]

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Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital: Reborn!

Brooklyn Heights pet-owners rejoiced when the little space on the corner of Hicks and Cranberry, too-long dormant, began to show signs of life.  A Heights institution for pet care, the veterinary practice had closed following the retirement first of founder Dr. Bernard Wasserman and later Dr. Richard Turoff, and in between the departure of Dr. […]

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Cadman Plaza Park Turf Defiled by Dog Poop

A shocking photo just in from a BHB reader regarding Cadman Plaza Park:

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Dog-Owners: Beware of Rat Poisoning in Cadman Plaza!

Dr. Heather Thomson from Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital contacted BHB to let us know about a couple of neighborhood dogs that have had recent run-ins with rat poisoning in Cadman Plaza. Fortunately, both dogs are going to be fine. Dr. Thomson has treated two dogs that ingested warfarin, an anti-coagulant commonly used as rat poisoning.  […]

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