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Animals Trapped in Pet Shop for 48 Hours!!! Please Help!!

Animals  (tags: abused, AnimalWelfare, dogs, animalwelfare, pets, protection )

- 1861 days ago -
Please see petition. I understand a permit has been refused for this place and the animals have been without food and water for about 2 days now. Could anyone in the vicinity please report this to police??


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Susan G (49)
Saturday March 15, 2014, 11:07 am

T.Y. Jane
my god this horrible I am praying too

Jane B (30)
Saturday March 15, 2014, 11:26 am
I understand there is a stalemate between the police and animal welfare organisations because they have no proof that animals are trapped without food and water in there. It's a shame because if there is the slightest doubt someone should go and check.

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 15, 2014, 11:29 am
Signed. Thank you Jane.

Ljiljana Milic (115)
Saturday March 15, 2014, 11:47 am
Signed > #434 & Thank you Jane

. (0)
Saturday March 15, 2014, 12:57 pm

Nicole L (79)
Saturday March 15, 2014, 1:13 pm
Signed and noted.

Saturday March 15, 2014, 1:14 pm
Signed, thanks.

Animae C (508)
Saturday March 15, 2014, 3:08 pm

Mar 16
# 443

. (0)
Saturday March 15, 2014, 3:38 pm
Thank you Jane for bringing this to light. Signed, noted & commented. Good point too - um, let's argue about whether or not they are being neglected - morons !

Ilona V (0)
Saturday March 15, 2014, 3:52 pm
Thanks Jane. Signed & noted.

We've got 445 signatures, help us get to 1,000!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 15, 2014, 3:53 pm
Shared again=thx

Rachael Moore (55)
Saturday March 15, 2014, 8:43 pm
Signed March 12th ~ Thank you very much Jane.

Past Member (0)
Sunday March 16, 2014, 5:57 am
signed & noted

Sonia M (59)
Sunday March 16, 2014, 2:53 pm
S&N,thanks for sharing

ERIKA S (58)
Monday March 17, 2014, 3:55 am
signed + noted

Past Member (0)
Monday March 17, 2014, 7:03 am
No lives should be left unattended

Leslene Dunn (84)
Monday March 17, 2014, 7:11 am
Noted and signed - why would someone not go in and check on them and if that is the case then remove them!

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Monday March 17, 2014, 7:21 am
Noted and signed. Hope they will be rescued soon!

Ruth C (87)
Monday March 17, 2014, 8:02 am

What the HELL is going on with people nowadays, when I was a kid I never heard of such cruelty!

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Monday March 17, 2014, 8:53 am
signed and noted thanks

Shelli S (374)
Monday March 17, 2014, 12:10 pm
Someone from that area of New York, needs 2 go check on these animals..NOW. Signed & noted-Thanks

fly bird (26)
Monday March 17, 2014, 2:55 pm
signed March 14. thank you
Where is animal control?? or the police, thisis an emrgency - i have to read this later- this is unconscionable. 911 calls??? will check back. Just horrible.

Sergio Padilla (65)
Monday March 17, 2014, 3:07 pm

fly bird (26)
Monday March 17, 2014, 3:35 pm

Jana DiCarlo (45)
Monday March 17, 2014, 4:36 pm
The solution is \called- some brave person BREAK IN AND ENTER!!! I would if \i were anywhere near -I don't care . I can guarranttee you the police would be the ones to come - so let them. Arrest me for giving water and food to animals who no one has the balls to go and at least take care of.

Petitions will do no good - good old fashioned action will.


fly bird (26)
Monday March 17, 2014, 7:05 pm
Jana, I thought of the same, almost right away - would theu be afraid of being charged with 'breaking in and entering"? - but that's the job of police/animal control, when animals/people in danger - fire department?
what is the news, there must be something happened by now.
The city has resources - something must have happened, but what and when?

what about citizen's 'duty, like citizen's arrest?

fly bird (26)
Monday March 17, 2014, 7:40 pm

Update #1 March 16, 2014

At 9 PM this evening the animals left in this pet shop will be without food and water for 72 hours

About this Petition

FRESH POND PET SHOP 6077 Fresh Pond Road Maspeth New York has closed it's doors due to no permits!! Live animals continue to suffer from neglect and abuse from the lack of basic water, food and even air! They have a sign closed for business but no one has seen the gates go up all night or day so far, and there's no other way in. All the times people went into the store in the last week before they closed, all animals had no food or water! So when they are there there's no food and water, and when they aren't there surely is none!! A police officer came to a call there where none of the animals had food or water and had to tell a young kid who was running the store to please give them water! They drank it like they have never seen water before. It's heartbreaking. Nobody has been there since Wednesday evening. It is now 66 hours

There's several animals trapped inside since last night 5:30pm. Including a Husky, a miniature pincher, three or 4 cats, hampters, rabbits, fish, etc!! The husky is almost crippled due to the lack of basic exercise. The miniature pincher was abandoned by an owner on Thursday March 6th, 2014. They never came for it, she has been in a glas box for 6 days now. The husky is in a small crate in the back where it can't even stretch it's legs for more than 18 hours now!!!

Many local agencies have been notified of the situation but these animals are still inside suffering from lack of a simple drop of water!! Please help these animals before it's too late!!

Wednesday night some of the animals were recused but many still remain and now it's over 36 hours without food or water, trapped in cages!!! Please help these animals!! Police say it's not them that needs to respond, but ASPCA states that it is!! Who's job is that to take action??? Please help! It is now 66 hours no food or water.

Jane B (30)
Tuesday March 18, 2014, 3:42 pm
Yesterday Angela (who reported this and started petition) emailed me back to say that someone was spotted rushing into the shop but leaving after five minutes. A lady who lives nearby rushed over in time to hear a cat crying.
As I live in the UK I cannot do much. I've filled in the PETA form on their website and they have asked for more info which I've forwarded to Angela.
However Angela has said previously that PETA and ASPCA were involved but still no action has been taken. They've been told that the animals have all been removed and without proof of any being there do not seem to want to go in. Angela is beside herself at this as she is adamant that animals remain inside.
It's very worrying, I wish someone would just make the decision to break in and find out.

Jane B (30)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 2:04 pm
I'm sad to say I've not heard any more news on this from Angela. I dread to think what's happening.

Jane B (30)
Friday March 21, 2014, 10:45 am
Update #2 March 20, 2014

We are still looking for the animals. Owners removed them in the middle of the night on March 17. Activity was seen at midnight in the store, when police came on Tuesday at noon, all the animals were gone. The pet shop owners mentioned to police that they were taking them to Petco. NYPD should have asked for that confirmation. We can't find that information. Nor were any animals seen coming out of the store but one cat in a carrier.

Oleg Kobets (87)
Thursday March 27, 2014, 10:36 am

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Wednesday March 29, 2017, 11:19 am
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Wednesday March 29, 2017, 11:20 am
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