The vision for the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals is to
transform the largest city in the US into an urban environment
where no dog or cat of reasonable health or temperament
would be killed simply because they did not have a home.
Despite this noble endeavor, it has faced enormous adversity.
by the city, the Alliance is a privately funded 501(c)( 3) that
actually gives money to the city. With the guidance of Jane
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a statistical triumph. To date, with the cooperation of over 150
partner rescue groups and shelters in the NYC and tristate
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are three key initiatives: the Wheels of Hope transport program,
the NYC Feral Cat Initiative and the Adoption Events program.
The Alliance has provided training and support services to
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rabbits and other animals from Animal Care and Control of
NYC facilities to rescue groups and shelters with the resources
cats for adoption “to the people” in neighborhoods throughout
NYC. Through the Alliance’s Helping Pets and People in Crisis
program, they provide assistance to people fleeing domestic
violence, seniors requiring medical care and families facing
eviction or other temporary setbacks. They also provide interim
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MAYOR’S ALLIANCE FOR NYC’S ANIMAL