Monday, August 15, 2016

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj - Adopt an ACC Champion

Animal Care Centers of NYC Celebrates Olympic Spirit With  
Fee-Waived Cat Adoptions!

Bring home one of our 300 little champions today!

While the nation cheers on team USA in this year's summer Olympics, Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) is assembling its own roster of champion cats and offering fee-waived adoptions through August 31on all cats over 6 months.
"Summer months are the best time to adopt a cat because the selection of available furry felines is at its peak!" says Risa Weinstock, ACC's Executive Director.
"Whether you are looking for one buddy to join you in celebrating the games, or you are putting a team together of feline friends, chances are likely you will find exactly what you are looking for at ACC."
Potential adopters can meet great cats at ACC's three Care Centers, open for adoptions
12pm-8pm Monday through Friday
 10am-6pm Saturday and Sunday
· Manhattan - 326 East 110th Street
·Brooklyn - 2336 Linden Boulevard
·Staten Island - 3139 Veterans Road West
As part of its push to get cats adopted, ACC is also bringing cats to its Mobile Adoption Center events throughout the month of August:
August 13, 12-4pm: Petco Gateway Mall, 528 Gateway Drive #4, Brooklyn, NY 11239
 August 14, 12-4pm: Birch Coffee, 866 Hunts Point Ave, Bronx, NY 10474
· August 2012-4pm: Garber Hardware, 710 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10014
August 20, 12-4pm: Petco Riverdale, 193 W 237th St, Bronx, NY
August 21, 12-4pm: Petco Union Square, 860 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
August 27, 12-4pm: Petco Forest Hills, 9111 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills, NY 11374
August 28, 12-4pm: Zoomies NYC, 434 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014

ACC is also asking for the public's help to keep cats and kittens out of the shelter during the summer months.
Here are three things you should know:

1.If you find a litter of kittens that appear to be healthy and are in safe location like a yard or under a tree, leave them alone and monitor them. Mother cats will often leave their babies for short periods of time and then return.
2. If you find a cat that is sick or injured, call 311 to report it or bring it into the Animal Care Center closest to you. Click here for a list of locations.
3. The shelter is in immediate need of kitten fosters. If you would like to foster, sign up here: or email and help save a kitten or an entire litter.
About Animal Care Centers of NYC
Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) is one of the largest animal welfare organizations in the country, taking in more than 35,000 animals a year. ACC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that rescues, cares for and finds loving homes for animals throughout the five boroughs. ACC is an open-admissions organization, which means it never turns away any homeless, abandoned, injured or sick animal in need of help, including cats, dogs, rabbits, small mammals, reptiles, birds, farm animals and wildlife. It is the only organization in NYC with this unique responsibility.
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