Cats Sealed Into Buckets and Abandoned Near NYC Shelter


At least two cats have been sealed into buckets and abandoned near a Manhattan animal shelter — both of which might have been taken away with the trash if staff hadn’t noticed them.

cats sealed into buckets and abandoned near nyc shelter Cats Sealed Into Buckets and Abandoned Near NYC Shelter


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BREAKING: We don't even know how to caption this photo (scroll through). Staff isn't left speechless that often anymore but when morning kennel went to move what appeared to be just an empty bucket on the side of our building near the back door, they were shocked to see a tiny eye looking back up at them. Yes, believe it or not but someone left an innocent cat in a bucket outside our door overnight. 🙏🙏🙏😔😔😔Luckily the sweet thing, who we have named Sage, is safe and sound now but we can only imagine how scary the ordeal must have been. Also to make matters even worse the bucket was left next to our trash so it's a miracle that Sage wasn't picked up by our garbage collector and never seen again. 😢😢😢 Please spread the word that if you ever need to surrender an animal, please contact us directly. Staff is working to find out who is responsible via our security cameras. If you have any information, please contact us at dogsandcats@ah-nyc.org or at 212.274.8511. You can also DONATE to Sage's care now at animalhavenshelter.org or at the link in our bio. #animalhaven #catsofinstagram #cats #amazingcatrescue

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SOMEONE DUMPED ANOTHER CAT IN A BUCKET, and we need your help. You may remember when we recently found Sage, a young cat, sealed in a bucket and abandoned outside our shelter. Around 7:45pm yesterday, we found another bucket left next to the public trash can with a cat inside, as if left for garbage. Luckily one of our staff members recognized the bucket, brought it inside and pried it open. This poor kitty is in bad shape and, needless to say, is terrified. We have contacted the police, but we're asking that everyone in the vicinity of our shelter in Soho PLEASE keep your eyes out for any suspicious buckets or containers like the ones in these photos! If anyone recognizes the person in this video, contact us immediately. And if you are ever desperate to surrender an animal, please reach out to us directly.

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Cats Sealed Into Buckets and Abandoned Near NYC Shelter

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