The Importance of Pet Care During Health Crises

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The results of an exciting new survey were released last month from researchers at the University of Michigan looking at medical decision-making by pet guardians. The results were published in the Journal of Patient Experience (2021), and show how important pets are to guardians facing health crises and the resulting decisions they make. Survey: Pet…

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Emergency Foster Needs This Week!

Sonny, a black terrier mix, sits on a blanket outside, on top of leaves and grass.

PAWS NY is in need of a foster home for Sonny, whose guardian is hospitalized.  We’ve included more information about Sonny below, but please fill out our Foster Application and email if you’d like to open up your home to Sonny, an 11-year-old terrier mix. Please note that we are looking for a foster…

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Janeau: Senior Cat Seeks Fur-Ever Home

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Janeau is a mellow 13-year-old neutered, medium-hair cat whose favorite pastime is lounging in his cat tree! At the beginning of the summer, Janeau’s guardian sadly passed away, and we’re looking for a fur-ever home for this paws-itively sweet senior cat! Currently in good health, Janeau had thyroid removal surgery about a year and a…

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National Preparedness Month 2021

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September is National Preparedness Month! PAWS NY encourages you to take time to make emergency plans for you and your family, including your pets. Last week, PAWS NY participated in the NYC Office of Emergency Management‘s Protecting One Another: Pets and Service Animal Preparedness Fair in Union Square. Other local animal welfare organizations participated as well,…

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Drink Up this Advice for Pet Hydration Month

In honor of Pet Hydration Month, we wanted to share some tips and advice for keeping your pet(s) happy and healthy. Did you know that your pet’s body is made up of almost 80% water?! First and foremost, make sure to have fresh, clean water available for your pet(s) at all times. Keep an eye…

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On Pet Fire Safety Day, Take Steps to Be Prepared

In honor of National Pet Fire Safety Day today (July 15), we wanted to share some tips and advice for keeping your pet(s) safe in case of an emergency.  First and foremost, make sure to include your pet(s) in your family’s planning. Below are some recommended steps to take.  Have a disaster bag ready at…

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Sweet Senior Chihuahua / Pug Mix Needs Fur-ever Home

You may recognize PAWS pup Peanut, who has been in foster care for the past year while his guardian dealt with complicated health concerns. Sadly, Peanut’s guardian passed away, and PAWS NY is currently working to find him a forever home. Peanut is a gem and would be a wonderful match for someone looking for…

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Two Cats Need Fur-ever Homes: Lucy and Casey

PAWS NY has two lovely cats who are in need of fur-ever homes. We’re looking for an adopter for spunky gray Casey and sweet senior Lucy needs a foster and fur-ever home. See below for more information about each of these kitties. Email Liz at if you are interested in providing a home for…

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Foster Needed for Lucy, a Sweet Russian White Cat

One of our PAWS NY clients is recovering in a rehabilitation facility after surgery and we are looking for a foster for her cat, Lucy. Please see below for more info and email if you are interested in opening your home to Lucy. LUCY: ? 12-year-old Russian White cat? Very sweet, enjoys a good pet…

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