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By Allison Roesser
Jul. 19, 2017: Blondie is an American short-hair guinea pig who was surrendered because her former guardian was evicted. Even though she was obese, unsocialized, and housed in a very small cage without even the basic necessities (a hideout, out-of-cage time, and a proper diet), losing the only family she has ever known must have felt like the end of the world.
Moving Blondie to foster care has made all the difference . . . and in record time. She now gets daily play sessions with her foster brothers, Don, Quizz, and Cyrus (three rats also available for adoption) and even enjoys playing with the resident cats. Bizarre, but true, Blondie loves watching Orange is the New Black with her foster family.
Given how long this pretty lady has been alone, we are hoping to find her a home that already has one or more guinea pigs to keep her company. This social butterfly deserves all the love in the world to make up for the loneliness and neglect that she's experienced in her young life.
Blondie is estimated to be around one year old and was found to be in good health by the veterinarian. If you are interested in meeting her, please email Empty Cages Collective at
or call 1-800-880-2684.
If you would like to see more pictures of the wonderful Blondie, including with her friends, click here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/13ar400hd1ewaxs/AABM-W4WGUmlaWu-40Zd375Qa?dl=0.
To see a video of her play session with the ratty boys Don, Cyrus, and Quizz, check out this video: https://youtu.be/NcL1WmOYRas.
By Allison Roesser Jul. 25, 2018: George is a delightful two-year-old Maltese mix who is charming, sweet, friendly, and calm. This well-behaved gentleman loves going for walks and is...Read more
Friends of Animals
Friends of Animals, founded in 1957 and based in Darien, Connecticut, is a non-profit animal advocacy organization. They work “to cultivate a respectful view of nonhuman animals, free-living and domestic.” They inform members of animal advocacy issues and encourage members to get involved in their communities.
777 Post RoadSuite 205
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In Defense of Animals
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3010 Kerner Blvd
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Animal Medical Center
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Central Animal Hospital
317 Ardsley Road (corner Central Avenue)
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Tuckahoe Animal Hospital
20 Depot Square
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Westchester Animal Hospital
364 Gramatan Avenue
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Muffin’s Pet Connection
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9728-3rd Avenue B125
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New Rochelle Humane Society
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70 Portman Road
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PO Box 393
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Shelter Pet Alliance, Inc.
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81 Pondfield Road Suite 182
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110 Kraft Avenue
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Dees Dog Walking & Pet Sitting Services
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Loving and caring professionals
Local vet references
Ken Berenson's Canine Services
Obedience Classes/Private Lessons
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27 West Grand Street
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Paws and Play Pet Resort
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72 Marbledale Road
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