MooShoes Store Cat “Bowery” Dies

Posted March 23, 2012 at 6:09 am

Vegan shoe shop MooShoes at 78 Orchard Street is mourning the loss of its resident feline companion, Bowery.

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Alms for Cats on Second Avenue

Posted March 19, 2012 at 6:18 am

Another homeless hut recently sprouted on Second Avenue outside the Church of the Nativity.


Cat Holds Court on Delancey

Posted May 18, 2011 at 12:15 pm

One neighborhood cat holds court at 18 Delancey.

An Omen on the Bowery

Posted September 9, 2010 at 6:25 am

While gruesome, herewith a true omen if ever there was one.  Yesterday morning, a dead black cat was splayed across the sidewalk near the corner of Bowery and Kenmare.

Grand Street Fire: Demolition Update

Posted April 26, 2010 at 6:17 am

Last night marked two weeks since the debilitating seven-alarm fire tore through 283 Grand Street.  The whole area remains under lockdown, seriously affecting business for the adjacent stores and markets.  Indeed, metal police barricades still block the flow of pedestrian (and automotive) traffic between Allen and Forsyth Streets. The demolition continues, but the smell is […]

Grand Street Fire: Lucy Lost

Posted April 16, 2010 at 6:13 am

In recent days, a number of “lost cat” flyers have been posted to street furniture around ground zero of the Grand Street fire.  Lucy’s owner is frantically searching for the feline, last seen during the debilitating fire this past Sunday.

Beware of Badass Moo Shoes Cat

Posted April 15, 2010 at 6:13 am

Beware of the badass cat inside Moo Shoes at 78 Orchard Street.  The sign in the door warns dog owners that the store cat will “seriously attack” any canines who enter.

The Hipster Cats

Posted April 13, 2010 at 6:24 am

Thanks to the fine folks at Buzzfeed, here is the hipster matrix of the new decade! Ladies and gentlemen, Hipster Cats.  Or Hip-Cats, if you will. Be on the lookout for them around the neighborhood.

Return of the Chrystie Cat

Last modified May 17, 2011 at 11:21 pm

The Chrystie cat made another grand sidewalk appearance just the other day, stopping camera-carrying pedestrians in their tracks yet again.  Must be the warmer weather as of late.

The Chrystie Cat

Last modified May 17, 2011 at 11:25 pm

The cracked sidewalk outside the restaurant supply company at 18 Delancey is the perfect habitat for wild urban grass and weeds.  But more importantly, this lonesome green patch doubles as a rewarding refuge for a neighborhood cat on a steamy evening. A few nights ago, this plump feline was enjoying the limited late-day shade, and […]