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Passersby have stopped to ogle adorable pups and cute kitties in the storefront windows of Puppy City for more than half a century. But the long-time neighborhood staple, and the place where the now ubiquitous “Wee-Wee Pad” was invented, unceremoniously closed its doors for good earlier this month. “For rent” signs were posted at the…

Events
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Saint Edmund’s Roman Catholic Church is hosting a Blessing of the Animals and pet adoption event in honor of the Feast of Saint Francis, the patron and protector of animals. The pet adoption event is being done in coordination with Kensington’s Sean Casey Animal Rescue, who will have puppies, kittens, dogs and cats for adoption beginning…

News & Features
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An elderly woman was arrested after she allegedly tossed it down the trash chute of her Batchelder Street building, causing injuries that led to its death. Cops were called to 2334 Batchelder Street in the Sheepshead – Nostrand Houses at around 5pm on Tuesday, after a neighbor heard the canine’s cries echoing up the shaft leading…

News & Features
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You didn’t actually think we’d get through this story without a headline pun did you? The National Park Service (NPS) has agreed to give more time to cat enthusiasts to remove a sizable colony of feral cats from the Plumb Beach federal parkland, and is even considering offering manpower and assistance in their relocation. Doug Adamo, the…

Arts & Culture
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Normally we’d relegate such posts to Facebook and Twitter, but these cats and their story (apparently, they were rescued from the basement of my now demolished childhood home after it sat empty for months. The developer left a window open, an warm invitation to some cold kitties), seemed to warrant a little extra attention. From…

News & Features
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Earlier this month we published an article on the feral cat situation in Coney Island, especially around the boardwalk. Josie Marrero, a local who founded a cat rescue program called Brooklyn Rescue Umbrella, spends much of her time taking care of the cats in the area. But as winter sets in and Sandy- and development-related…

Business
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Okay, so it’s not that new. The owner of Elite Pets Spa at 2637 Coney Island Avenue tells me they opened shop about three months ago, which gives you an idea of how long it has been since I strolled down that corridor. The store had a decent selection of pet supplies, once you get past the…

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