How Two Bonded Cats, Sikes and Stanley, Found the Purr-fect Home

Stanley, left, and Sikes, right, at the ASPCA Adoption Center. In August 2022, nearly 30 cats were surrendered to the ASPCA by a Queens resident overwhelmed by the number of cats in their home. Our Community Engagement (CE) team worked closely with the client to ensure their large group of cats would be adopted into new homes as swiftly and […]

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Once a Cowboy, Always a Cowboy

Gordon H. of El Reno, Oklahoma, has always been a cowboy at heart. But as often happens, responsibilities took priority, and he went to work with a career in the oil industry. He had nearly forgotten his love of horses until meeting Venus, who would soon become his wife.    Venus’s love of horses rekindled a familiar spark in Gordon’s […]

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Alert: Dangerous Bill Could Wipe Out Animal-Protection Laws Across the Country

Following a huge loss before the Supreme Court, groups representing industrial animal agriculture have urged federal lawmakers to introduce the Ending Agricultural Trade Suppression (EATS) Act. Though the title of the bill sounds innocent, this legislation infringes on states’ rights, ignores the will of voters and threatens to erase state animal-protection laws ranging from bans on cruel farming practices to protections for […]

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Dear Future Adopter, Love Sunshine

Hi, you must be my new family! I’m Sunshine and I cannot wait to spend my days and nights snuggling with you! Especially if you give me lots of belly rubs and tell me just how much you love me because those are my favorite things!  I have a short list of requests for you if you take me home—I hope […]

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With Help, a Resilient Cat Overcomes Vicious Cruelty

*/ https://www.youtube.com/embed//bhDANBf6qE0 In July 2022, the NYPD received a call from a Bronx resident who witnessed a neighbor swinging his cat by the tail. Police seized the cat and transported her to the ASPCA Animal Hospital.  Dr. Laura Niestat, a Forensic Veterinarian, examined the one-year-old feline named Willow.  “Willow had several injuries to her face,” says Dr. Niestat. “Her upper lip and chin […]

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This Curveball Is Sure to Be a Happy Surprise!

Sometimes life throws a Curveball your way, but you’ve probably never seen one this adorable! Our sweet Curveball is a southpaw ready to throw a perfect game and slide into your heart! Here in New York City, Curveball can sometimes find the Adoption Center to be a little overwhelming, but when she has one-on-one time with a friend, you will […]

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BFFs Bolt and Wiggle Are the Purrfect Balance!

Some cats like to Wiggle around, some like to Bolt across the house—why not get one of each? New York-natives, Wiggle and Bolt have formed a perfect, adorable balance! Bolt and Wiggle cannot imagine life without each other, so they must go home together.  Bolt is a very handsome tuxedo cat, and his foster says that once he settles in, […]

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Handsome Casanova Will Have You Swooning

Say hello to Los Angeles resident, Casanova! This handsome boy is the sweetest cat you’ll ever meet and is certain to be your constant companion.  Casanova is gentle, calm and loves to spend time with you. He will follow you around the house and enjoys lying next to you while watching TV. Casanova’s not a fan of being picked up […]

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5 Ways YOU Can Help Cats in Need This Month

It’s officially June, one of our favorite months of the year, because it’s Adopt a Shelter Cat Month! This month is all about looking out for our furry, feline friends in need and helping them get the second chances they deserve. But it’s not just up to us, we need YOUR help—and there are so many ways for you to […]

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ASPCA Meets Farmers on the Front Line of Agricultural Reform

The ASPCA collaborates with farmers across the country who are committed to higher animal welfare standards and who are so vividly demonstrating that there are humane and viable alternatives to factory farming when it comes to raising animals for food. As Congress continues to shape the 2023 Farm Bill, we are working to ensure that the bill strengthens support for these […]

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