Tag Archives: West Side Rag

Animal news: Marauding cats on the UWS!!!

Just relax. A New York Times news item, from 1916: “A PIRATE CAT BAND AT LARGE UPTOWN.” From the perspective of September 2020, it look like fun. I guess that’s why West Side Rag re-printed it.

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Did I mention the orphaned ducklings?

I think I did not. Well, you’ll find the whole story here (mom was killed by Central Park snapping turtle), as well as a sweet little video of the ducklings paddling around the bathtub of the woman who is giving … Continue reading

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Animal news: The Gotham Coyote Project! And mention of wolves!

It seems coyotes are exemplary social distancing neighbors. So says this piece in West Side Rag, reporting on a group professionally recording and tracking our coyotes. These eastern coyotes are apparently cross-breeds — western coyotes and eastern wolves. So maybe … Continue reading

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