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stories of happy HSNY adoptions

"We others, who have long lost the more subtle of the physical senses, have not even proper terms to express an animal's intercommunications with his surroundings, living or otherwise, and have only the word ‘smell,' for instance, to include the whole range of delicate thrills which murmur in the nose of the animal night and day, summoning, warning, inciting, repelling. It was one of those mysterious faery calls from out the void that suddenly reached Mole in the darkness, making him tingle through and through with its very familiar appeal, even while as yet he could not clearly remember what it was. He stopped dead in his tracks, his nose searching hither and thither in its efforts to recapture the final filament, the telegraphic current, that had so strongly moved him. A moment, and he had caught it again; and with it this time came recollection in its fullest flood.

Kenneth Grahame The Wind in the Willows

Here are just a few of the dogs and cats available for adoption at the Humane Society of New York. Click on the thumbnail to view a bigger image. Contact us at (212) 752-4842 for further information on how to adopt.

The Humane Society of New York
306 East 59th Street between 1st & 2nd Avenues in Manhattan.
Our adoption hours are 7 days a week, 10:30am - 4:00pm

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