Bed-Stuy

Christina Nguyen & Bentley

I had just graduated college and was feeling a bit lost navigating the real world. I thought taking care of a little kitty would give me some purpose and I knew I was ready to take on the responsibility since I was no longer in school. So, I started looking for cats on Craigslist and […]

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Midtown

Jessica Matlin & Janetta

    We welcomed Janetta home when she was 8 years old. It was pretty scary the first few months, because she was overdue for a tune-up at the vet’s. She needed a lot of dental work, and she was so scared that she initially stopped grooming her beautiful coat—she matted up badly. The vet […]

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Greenpoint

Dr. Alisa Neymark, Koda, Lily & Finnegan

  I can validate the saying that being an addict and loving an addict are simply different zip codes in hell.  My relationship with a heroin addict was a no-win situation: the more I tried to help Alex (a pseudonym), the more I lost my balance. Between his relapses, which would occur every 3 months, […]

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Bed-Stuy

Catherine Willett & Edgar

  10 years ago I was helping a friend shop for a coat in my hometown mall.  I’ve admittedly always been more of a dog person, but as we passed by the ASPCA store front, something caught my eye. Sprawled out on a shelf in the window was a little fox-like, orange creature with bright […]

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