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Cats Are Prisoners

by 05/25/2008
Neighborhood: Upper East Side

Everyone should have a good OCD/Cats are prisoners story.

The Ghost of Fred Revisited

by 03/02/2008
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Park Slope

Pixie is a pixie of a dog, smaller than a Cornish hen. But this dog’s a real pisser.

Some Lice to Live

by 03/02/2008
Neighborhood: Midtown

Carol Paik gets a lousy call from her daughter’s school, it’s up to Licenders to remedy the situation.

The I of the Tiger

by 02/23/2008
Neighborhood: Midtown

Gunther Gebel Williams: America’s last great nonchalant lion tamer.

How I Met My Match With Bedbugs

by 02/23/2008
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Park Slope

Jill Bauerle endures match.com, despite getting matched with a crazy woman and her bonus bedbugs.

Off-Leash: Heaven in Brooklyn

by 02/17/2008
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Park Slope

Setting her dog Doxy free during off-leash time in Prospect Park sets Michele Bowman free to enjoy living in New York.

Where the Wild Dogs Are

by 02/17/2008
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Red Hook

Abby Rabinowitz tries to track down, if not capture, a pack of wild dogs in Red Hook.

Squirrel in the Birdfeeder

by 01/19/2008
Neighborhood: Across the River, Long Island

Another installment of Joseph Scalia versus the universe.

Mouse, or: The Botched Mercy-Killing

by 12/16/2006
Neighborhood: East Village

Arik and his roommate have an apartment infested with parasites. But when they get the chance for revenge, conscience strikes

The Beauty is a Beast

by 08/17/2006
Neighborhood: West Village

He was lounging; a big grey parrot perched above him while lizards slunk and swaggered in a terrarium nearby. Our eyes met...

Scrambling Along the Roots and Rocks

by 08/10/2006
Neighborhood: Harlem

My fiancé and I had come to Highbridge Park that morning to volunteer.

The Bird Funeral

by 07/27/2006
Neighborhood: Midtown

This morning I saw a dead bird on 52nd Street. It was lying on its back on the sidewalk in between Park and Madison Avenues, in front of a Duane Reade Pharmacy. Its feet were in the air. At first I wasn’t sure if it was dead. It looked like it was just dozing, sunning […]