Critters of New York
The Bathtub Rat Came From Above
When airborn rodents thud into your place of naked vulnerability.
Bald Eagles Are Back in NYC and Waging War on Our Beautiful Herons
Well, at least one heron.
Tufted Titmice Return: All the Feathered Celebs at the Central Park Christmas Bird Count
This year, there were a few surprises.
How Feral Turkeys Took Staten Island
The turkeys have now outlasted three term-limited Council members, the Staten Island borough president, one governor, one mayor, one assemblymember, and two members of Congress involved with their removal.
Meet the Prickly Pear, New York City’s Resilient Native Cactus
Naturally, the prickly pear's success in NYC depends on real estate: "It’s location, location, location."
Is it Morally Defensible to Put Dogs in Halloween Costumes? A Brief Debate
Dog parents Molly Osberg and Max Rivlin-Nadler present their opposing views.
Bodega Cat Exonerated in Stunning Court Decision
A deli worker remains solvent and a cat remains unbothered.
Humpback Whales Are Having Too Much Fun in NYC
As sharks and humans are having a tough time in the city’s waters, the whales are going off.
What I Learned at NYC’s Rat Academy
“You’ve got to think of the sidewalk as a dining room."
Small Claims NYC: Did This Bodega Cat Beat Up a Pit Bull Puppy?
“The cat is famous, a part of the neighborhood, a mascot,” one woman said of the alleged assailant.