VIDEO: RESCUED HAWK ‘CANDY CORN’ TAKES FLIGHT

On a crisp Saturday afternoon, Wild Bird Fund Director Rita McMahon, walked with volunteers and friends from the bird rehab organization's office on 87th & Col … Read the rest of this entry >>

RED-TAILED HAWK RESCUED AT LINCOLN TOWERS

A sick or injured red-tailed hawk was found on the ground in front of 160 West End Avenue at Lincoln Towers on Sunday and … Read the rest of this entry >>

FAUNA OWNER CHARGED WITH CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

Police in Weston, Connecticut charged Daniel Kopulos, who owned the now-closed Fauna pet store on the UWS, with cruelty to anima … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL PET STORE OWNER ENMESHED IN SHOCKING ‘ANIMAL HOARDING’ CASE

Daniel Kopulos, who owned the pet store Fauna on 88th Street and Columbus that recently closed, owns property in Connecticut where police say they made a shocking disco … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘SAVE THE CHIMPS’ ACTIVISTS DRIVING RESIDENTS ON 86TH STREET BATTY

Weekly nighttime protests on 86th Street over the plight of 66 chimpanzees in Liberia are upsetting and angering nearby residents as the nois … Read the rest of this entry >>

RAINBOW PARROT ESCAPES FROM 70TH STREET

This rainbow parrot flew away from its home on 70th Street between Columbus and Broadway and its owner is looking for it. If yo … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: WHEN FEARSOME ‘PIRATE CATS’ ROAMED THE UPPER WEST SIDE

One hundred years ago, the residents of the Upper West Side bolted their doors in fear of a group of marauding cats that h … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOG FOUND ON WEST SIDE HIGHWAY (UPDATE: OWNER FOUND!)

Some Upper West Side moms groups have been sharing this photo of a dog, which appears to be a Shiba Inu, found on the West Side Highway on Satu … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE FIRE-ESCAPE HAWK ATTACKED MY CHIHUAHUA, NEIGHBOR SAYS

One of the hawk parents raising adorable hawk babies on a 16th-floor fire escape at West 72nd street saw a juicy chih … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAT FOUND ON AN 88TH STREET ROOFTOP; IS IT YOURS? (UPDATE: FOUND)

A reader found the cat pictured above on a rooftop on 88th street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues on Saturday ni … Read the rest of this entry >>

KITTENS HITCH A RIDE WITH D.O.T. WORKERS TO THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Two insanely cute newborn kittens hitched a ride from Staten Island to the Upper West Side Thursday morning. Department of Transportation empl … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘LOST’ PARAKEET HAS TUMULTUOUS MORNING IN RIVERSIDE PARK

Our tipster Erica found a parakeet Friday morning on the Riverside Park bike path around 90th street next to the Hudson R … Read the rest of this entry >>

A LOST DOG AND A FOUND CAT

We got word yesterday about a dog that had been lost and a cat that had been found. We hope that each of these an … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIDEO: BUDDHISTS BLESS 600 TURTLES ON ROOF OF UPPER WEST SIDE BUILDING

Buddhists chanted prayers to bless more than 600 baby turtles that were seized by the state Department of Environmental Conservation after a smuggler tried to tran … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND COLUMN: OUR RED-TAILED ROMANCE IS OVER

By Dennis Paoli My wife and I woke up on a bright winter morning in 2013, and there he was: a hawk, perched on the top rail of the fire escape outside our west-looking wi … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OP: TRAFFIC JAM ON 72ND AND BROADWAY

Harriet Flehinger sent in the photo above of police horses at the intersection of 72nd street and Broadway at noon on Wednesday, bringing to … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: A BIZARRE AND DEADLY CHASE IN 1913

On November 3, 1913, eight steers broke through a gate in stockyards near West 60th street, setting off a wild chase that claimed the life of a night watchman and one of the animals … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAN SNATCHES FLOCK OF UWS PIGEONS IN NET, THROWS THEM IN VAN…TO BE SHOT?

A bizarre scene played out on Sunday in front of several onlookers on West 72nd street, according to witnesses. At around 1 p.m., a man drove a van to the m … Read the rest of this entry >>

ENDANGERED FALCON NESTING BOX REMOVED FROM CENTRAL PARK WEST CONDO LEDGE

A nesting box on a ledge at 25 Central Park West where two endangered falcons successfully hatched falcon chicks this spring has been dismantled by order of the condo b … Read the rest of this entry >>

FEATHERS GET RUFFLED AT RIVERSIDE CAFE

A parrot relaxed on Wednesday night at the Pier I Cafe at West 70th street inside Riverside Park. It sipped liquid (Chardonnay?) from a plastic cup and took in the s … Read the rest of this entry >>

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