Adopters Assemble! Superhero Adoption Special Opens This Weekend


AC&C Cats, Dogs and Rabbits Available for $20 Adoption Fee May 1-10

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, April 29, 2015 – Heading to the theatre to watch superheroes this weekend? Why not adopt a mini-superhero of your own? Starting Friday, May 1, and running through May 10, Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) is having a superhero adoption promotion, featuring a $20 adoption fee for marvelous cats and dogs seven months and older and rabbits of any age.

adoption“Whether you’re looking for a caped crusader, a super sleuth, or a companion to ward off the doldrums, AC&C has an amazing superhero just waiting to rescue you!” said AC&C Adoption Manager Jessica Vaccaro.

AC&C cat and dog adoptions include vaccinations, a microchip, spay/neuter, a free office visit at a participating veterinarian and a free identification tag.

Individuals and families interested in adopting—and becoming heroes for homeless animals—can visit one of AC&C’s three Care Centers, open for adoptions 10am-8pm Monday through Friday and 12pm-8pm Saturday and Sunday:

Manhattan – 326 East 110th Street
Brooklyn – 2336 Linden Boulevard
Staten Island – 3139 Veterans Road West

They can also meet cats and dogs looking for homes on AC&C’s Mobile Adoption Center, which will be at the Columbia Greenhouse Nursery School Spring Fair at 116th Street and Amsterdam on May 2 (11am-3pm); Petco Sheepshead Bay at 1610 Avenue Y on May 9 (12-4pm); and Petco East Elmhurst at 7507 31st Avenue on May 10 (12-4pm).

While the cats and dogs pictured below have already been placed, potential adopters can visit AC&C’s website at to view furry superheroes available for adoption, or check them out on AC&C’s new free mobile app for iPhone (search “ACC of NYC” on the App Store to download).


About Animal Care & Control of NYC
Animal Care & Control of NYC (AC&C) is one of the largest animal welfare organizations in the country, taking in more than 30,000 animals each year. AC&C is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that rescues, cares for and finds loving homes for animals throughout the five boroughs. AC&C 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. Visit for more information, and follow AC&C at and @NYCACC.



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