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For regular updates about our rescue work, please visit us on Facebook.

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City Critters is a member of the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals.

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Please support our work with a donation!

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Donations may also be mailed to:

  • City Critters Inc.
  • P.O. Box 1345
  • Canal Street Station
  • New York NY 10013


If you are interested in becoming a City Critters volunteer, please e-mail us.

Join us for Strut Your Mutt 2015

You can run, walk, can skip or crawl for all we care, but join us on Saturday, September 26th at Hudson River Park's Pier 26 and be a part of the coolest Strut your Mutt team to help us raise money to support the cats and kittens in our care.

You can bring your own dog, a friend with a dog, or just come to coo over the cavalcade of canines. We might be the only all-cat rescue to have participated in the past few years in NYC's most fun fundraiser. And it has grown to be one of our biggest events.

Our kitties are sitting this one out, but they'll be cheering you on from their hammocks and foster homes. And if you come down to one of our centers after the walk, they'll thank you with a headbutt, happy paws, or — if you're lucky — a big hug! If you can't walk with us, then please donate to our team through any of our team members.

And don't forget Corporate Matching programs, an easy way to increase your contribution.

Where to find us

  • Petco Turtle Bay
  • 991 Second Ave.
  • between 52nd and 53rd
  • PetSmart Noho
  • 632 Broadway
  • between Bleecker & Houston

City Critters is a New York State charitable organization licensed to operate in the City of New York for the rescue and placement of stray and abandoned animals. Donations made to City Critters, or paid on our behalf, are tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; financial statements and current IRS Determination Letter are available for review upon request.

2015 in Review

In 2015, our volunteers placed over 200 homeless cats through our adoption centers, while helping hundreds more by providing rescue services, vet care, pet supplies and advice, and by lending support including fiscal sponsorship to exceptionally effective TNR (trap-neuter-return) work done by independent rescuers with feral colonies in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.

Maddie"s Fund

Thanks to the incredible support, promotion and generosity of Maddie's Fund during last year’s Maddie's Pet Adoption Days event, City Critters placed 80 cats and kittens in new, loving homes. 51 of these kitties qualified for higher adoption subsidies because of their age and/or medical condition. The funds received were applied to our outstanding veterinary bills, allowing us to come current on the majority of our accounts.