Warmer days, walks, open windows. . . We have many adoptable pets to share. March 26-27

STATEN ISLAND, NY — When we start thinking about which plants to beautify the outside and brighten our home, the idea of ​​poisonous plants that pose a danger to our pets always comes to mind.

With your well-being in mind, here is a list of plants to stay away from. These plants have been reported to have toxic effects on the digestive tract of pets.

Please note that this list of ASPCA it is not a complete list, and you should always check before buying new plants for your home. When in doubt, always consult your veterinarian’s advice. These are just a few.



It can be toxic to both cats and dogs.



Toxic for cats, non-toxic for dogs. May cause liver failure in cats.



Toxic to dogs and cats.

Cat of the week: Lily

Warmer days, walks, open windows... We have many adoptable pets to share.  March 26-27

Meet Lily! This kitten is a wonderful Siamese who is 5 years old. If you would like to give this wonderful cat a home, please email rescue@pupstarzrescue.org or visit www.pupstarzrescue.org to obtain an application. www.pupstarzrescue.org Follow us on Instagram and Twitter: @pupstarzrescuepupstarz

We are forever grateful to the volunteers who organize pet events every week in and around the county, send out announcements, organize fundraisers, help with supplies, clean the cages, feed the animals, make sure they are taken care of pet medical needs and much more. . All of this is done without pay, all for love and behind the scenes.

SICAW pet events in the district are listed below along with local places to eat with your dog and dog-friendly parks on Staten Island. Click on the photos above to meet the adorable dogs and cats up for adoption this weekend.


March 26

  • SICAW will be at PetSmart, 1525 Forest Ave., from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

March 27th

  • SICAW will be at Bricktown Commons Petco, 165 Bricktown Way, Suite 1C, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


  • New York City Animal Care Centers; 212-788-4000, nycacc.org; located at 3139 Veterans Road West. Adoption hours: Monday to Friday, from 12:00 to 20:00; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Fur Friends in Need, a New Jersey-based group with members from Staten Island and adoption events on the island; 732-829-1426, imavegge@aol.com, furfriendsinneed.com.
  • Happy Homes Animal Rescue, a New Jersey-based group with adoption events on Staten Island; 914-393-8292, elaine@felizhomesinc.org, tina@felizhomesinc.org; happyhomesinc.org.
  • Louie’s Legacy; 646-397-LLAR (5527), newyork@louieslegacy.org, louieslegacy.org.
  • Mom Chris Animal Rescue Inc.; 347-983-2240, mamachrisrescue@gmail.com, mamachrisrescue.org.
  • New York Bully Team; 844-633-NYBC (6922), nybcapp@gmail.com, nybullycrew.org.
  • pitbulls and addicts; 917-373-7311, www.pitbullsandaddicts.org
  • PLUTO Staten Island Rescue; 718-227-0553, plutorescue@aol.com, plutorescue.org. Please note: PLUTO is working with and promoting the adoption of animals from the Associated Humane Society in Newark, NJ
  • Staten Island Animal Welfare Council (SICAW); 718-948-5623, sicawsaves.org.
  • Staten Island Hope Animal Rescue; info@statenislandhoperescue.org, statenislandhopeanimalrescue.org800-477-9168.
  • Victory for the Rescue of Voiceless Animals; 718-442-1625, AdoptVictory4theVoiceless@gmail.com, victoria4thevoicelessanimalrescue.com



Outdoor dining is temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Angelina’s Restaurant, 339 Ellis St., Tottenville, 718-227-2900

· El Burrito Bar, 585 Forest Ave., West Brighton, 718-815-9200

· Ciro Pizza Café, 862 Huguenot Ave., Huguenot, 718-605-0620

Killmeyer’s Old Bavaria Inn, 4254 Arthur Kill Rd., Charleston, 718-984-1202

Shake Shack, Staten Island Mall, 2655 Richmond Ave., New Springville, 929-529-0513

Silver Lake Golf Course, 915 Victory Blvd., Silver Lake, 718-442-4653

Call ahead for reservations. For more information, see NYC Dogs in Restaurant Rules.


Allison Park, off-leash area, the field at the end of the trail bordered by Prospect Avenue, Sailors Snug Harbor Cemetery, and the pond

Amundsen Trail, off-leash area, between Amboy Road and Hylan Boulevard

Arthur Von Briesen Park, off-leash area, grass area, half of park on right side

Bloomingdale Park, dog park, Maguire Avenue behind the sports fields closer to Ramona Avenue

Clove Lakes Park, off-leash area, the open field above the picnic area near Royal Oak Road and Rice Avenue

Clove Lakes Park, off-leash area, Brookside Avenue between Alpine Court and Kingsley Avenue (grass area)

Clove’s Tail Park, Off-Leash Area, Lawn Area, Corner of Victory Boulevard and Little Clove Road

· Conference House Park, dog park, Clermont Avenue and Massachusetts Street

Cozzens Woods Park, Off-Leash Area, Page Avenue between Hylan Boulevard and Amboy Road

· Crescent Beach Park, off-leash area, Tennyson Drive and Glover Avenue. Located in the meadow area that leads to the beach.

· Evergreen Park, off-leash area, Greaves Avenue and Evergreen Street

· Father Macris Park, off-leash area, grass beyond the ball field

· Ida Court Playground, dog park, Ida Court between N. Railroad Street and Drumgoole Road East

· Lemon Creek Park, off-leash area, at the end of Seguine Avenue at Johnston Terrace; Right below the playground.

Siedenburg Park, off-leash area, Greaves Avenue and Evergreen Street

Silver Lake Park, Dog Park, Victory Boulevard below the pavilion, across from Parkview Apartments

· South Beach Park, off-leash zone. Note: in the arena after Labor Day and before Memorial Day

Willowbrook Park, off-leash area, archery range

· Wolfe’s Pond Park Dog Park, to the left of Cornelia Avenue.

For more information on rules and regulations, visit nycgovparks.org/facilities/dogareas.


Dogs are not allowed in any bathing facilities, including New York City beaches. However, from October 1 to May 1, leashed dogs are allowed on the sand and boardwalk in Midland Beach and South Beach.

Dogs on leashes are also allowed on the boardwalk/boardwalk in Midland Beach and South Beach.

For more information on rules and regulations, visit nycgovparks.org/facilities/dogareas.


If you think your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, contact the Pet Poison Hotline at 855-764-7661 or petpoisonhelpline.comor contact the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435 or aspca.org.

As the seasons change, be aware of plants that are poisonous to animals: https://www.rover.com/blog/poisonous-plants/


To report an incident of animal abuse, call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.


To contact an environmental conservation police officer or report suspected violations, contact the DEC Law Enforcement Dispatch Center at 844-DEC-ECOS (844-332-3267) or dec.ny.gov/.

Spread the love

What do you think?