Category Archives: NYC Wildlife

Cecile Goyette: Caring for Cats in Harlem

When Cecile Goyette moved to Harlem and discovered a colony of feral cats, she decided to get involved in the New York City animal rescue community. Goyette cares for the colony, which lives in a community garden behind her apartment. … Continue reading

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Skunks: The Third Plague

The newest pest craze really stinks—literally. First bugs, then raccoons, and now skunks have infiltrated New York City and its media. The New Times City Room reported on residents complaining about the skunk population increase in northern Manhattan and The … Continue reading

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Rabid Raccoons Take Over Central Park

Raccoons get into your garbage, under your porch—even inside your house. NYC residents have reported a record number of raccoons this year. They’re the new bedbugs. But unlike bedbugs, they can carry a real threat to your health: Rabies. Continue reading

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