• Pets News

    Staten Island’s Animal Care Center of NYC seeking homes for pets amid overcrowding, worker shortage

    TOTTENVILLE, Staten Island (WABC) — An animal shelter on Staten Island is feeling the impact of the pandemic, with pets desperate for new homes and the people who run the shelter desperate for healthy workers. The Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) is teeming with so many animals you can hear the din from the street. It’s a relatively small shelter packed to the gills with all kinds of household pets no longer wanted and up for adoption, with lots of competition. “We are overcrowded,” said Paul Sanders of the Animal Care Centers of NYC. Sanders runs the Staten Island location of Animal Care Centers, which holds the city contract…

  • Pets News

    PNM worker who found Otis helps reunite others with lost pets

    For PNM meter reader Samantha Hernandez, Tuesday started out like any other day. She went behind an office building on Montgomery to check a meter.”I heard the rocks start wrestling and I was like, what was that?!” Hernandez said.She looked around and saw a scared poodle hiding behind the building. “He started limping away from me, I was assuming he was scared frightened and hurt,” Hernandez said.REALTED: Family reunited with missing dog after owner is killed by drunk driverHernandez is not only a PNM employee, she’s also part of a Facebook group that helps with lost and found animals. She took a picture of Otis and posted it on the…

  • Cat

    Pest control company receives death threats after video of worker kicking cat goes viral

    by: Sally Jaramillo, KLAS, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Jun 15, 2021 / 10:50 AM EDT / Updated: Jun 15, 2021 / 10:50 AM EDT LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Social media outrage over a disturbing video of a man kicking a cat has produced a public relations nightmare for a Nevada pest control company. What makes it even more upsetting to people who saw the video is the fact that the man was wearing a work uniform from Williams Pest Control. Now, people are asking for clients to boycott the business. The incident happened last month, and over the past few days the video has gone viral. In the video, the…