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Construction, accidents and freak weather phenomena are all things you'd expect to disrupt your commute, but kittens? According to ABC News, two kittens brought part of New York City's subway system to a halt for nearly two hours. Two frisky and daring young felines were spotted yesterday morning, scampering around the dangerous third rail at a B/Q-line stop in Brooklyn. Onlookers notified MTA personnel about the cuddly crisis, fearing any number of bad things could happen to a feline duo wandering the nation's largest subway system. The MTA responded by shutting down power to the section of tracks where the kittens were playing, and sent out personnel to corral the critters. Unsure of...

It's not the first time in history that cars could be replacing horses. At least that's the wish of animal advocacy group NYCLASS - New Yorkers for Clean, Livable and Safe Streets. They're proposing that a fleet of replica vintage, fully electric cars replace the city's horse-drawn carriages. Spokesperson Allie Feldman says cars are a clean, economical, safe and humane alternative....

We are sad to report that the dolphin trapped in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, N.Y. died earlier this evening, according to CBS News. At around noon today, the marine mammal found itself wedged between a rock and a pillar below the Union Street Bridge. According to witnesses, the dolphin struggled to get out, but hit its head against the pillar. After 5:30 p.m., bystanders said the dolphin stopped moving and began to float. Earlier in the day, the NYPD Harbor and Emergency Service Units and marine experts from the Riverhead foundation arrived at the scene to see how they could help. They had hoped the high tide would set the dolphin free, but the marine mammal was clearly injured when it...

Randall has been making his rounds, and his latest stop was extra pawesome. Our fierce correspondent graced New York City with his presence at the 22nd Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade. Randall served as co-emcee and also helped judge the event, getting an up close look at all the furry contestants. Thousands of folks showed up to see hundreds of pooches sporting creative costumes. Many of the ensembles had celebrity inspirations, with Bjork, Evita, Mutt Romney and E.T. all making appearances. Randall made sure to hobnob and wag tails with the best dressed and cutest canines on the scene. Holy Shih Tzu, there's so much to see! Check out the video to see all the adorable action...

Whale Stops by NYC to Wave Hello

The East Coast is hosting all kinds of sea giants this week. First, a 20-foot great white was spotted of the coast of Cape Cod, and now a big, beautiful humpback whale in New York City. According to Gothamist, the gentle creature swung by Rockaway Beach in Queens to wave hello. …

Illegal Ferret Spotted Strolling the Streets of NYC

Occupy Wall Street may be out of Zuccotti Park in New York City, but the space still has one little protestor. According to Gothamist, an illegal, leashed ferret was spied by a photographer strolling through the now infamous park. ...

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