Here are some highlights:
- Pet food can be found at food pantries.
- Free vet clinic. St. Clemens Church, 423 W. 46th St.
- Feral cat colony; population increased to 28. Newcomers well-cared for; people moving dropping cats off. Instead of dropping off; possibly work on the landlords to accept pets.
- How much it costs to take care of pets; small dogs $500 to $600; larger dogs about $1200. After 9/11, ASPCA saw more people bringing pets into their households. If you have the means to take care of a pet they can be emotionally comforting.
- Lehrer asking if some pets are easier to care for than other pets. For people who do have the need, contact 1 877 spay nyc. ASPCA offers free spay neuter services for anyone on public assistance in NYC. Database of spay/neuter clinics