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Celebrate Halloween with your pet at LIC Flea
Celebrate Halloween with your pet at LIC Flea
LIC Flea Queens Courier Staff 10/17/2013 at 12:56PM

Our four-legged friends are coming to LIC Flea & Food for an early Halloween. With just two weeks before the spooktacular holiday, LIC Flea is hosting a pet costume contest this weekend. On Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20 visitors will be able to bring their four-legged furry friends to participate in the first [...]

Displaced pets find comfort after Sandy
Displaced pets find comfort after Sandy
News Alexa Altman 12/13/2012 at 9:38AM

Caring for five dogs requires patience. Caring for five dogs during a superstorm requires a miracle. When Sandy struck, Kathleen Fessmann and her quintet of dogs — Yogi, Java, Rannie, Katie and Mocha — remained in their Broad Channel home, waiting out the storm. With nowhere to take the pooches, she figured they would stick [...]

Puppy Love: Pet photographers capture our best friends
Puppy Love: Pet photographers capture our best friends
News Sweetina Kakar 10/15/2012 at 8:15AM

Landscapes and portraits are usually the subjects of professional photographers. At Kiki’s Pet Photography, the lenses aim at a different subject. Kiki’s has been centering its focus on the local pets of Long Island City, particularly LIC’s precious pooches. The company is owned by two photographers, Junenoire Mitchell, 27, and Arianys Wilson, 32, who began [...]

Tips before you adopt a pet
News Queens Courier Staff 10/02/2012 at 12:24PM

By Debbie Graham How adorable is that doggy in the window? Did you ever pass by a pet store that sells puppies and kittens and find them hard to resist? A friend of mine did. Because she made a spontaneous purchase of a weimeranner puppy without first doing her homework, she ended up with an [...]

Soldiers reunited with four-legged friends
Soldiers reunited with four-legged friends
News Melissa Chan 11/21/2011 at 1:51PM

Trading in sand for grass, they now have a stamp in their passports and a new home in America. Rio, Beethoven, Gus, Liberty and Charlie were among the 14 stray dogs from Afghanistan anxiously waiting, with wagging tails, to be reunited with their now official owners — U.S. soldiers who befriended and “adopted” the pooches [...]