3 To See At ACC: meet Misha, Jango and Rocky Ricotta

Susan Richard
November 16, 2018 - 4:11 pm

NEW YORK (1010WINS) 1010 WINS has teamed up with Animal Care Centers of New York City to let you know about some of the adoptable #Boroughbreds looking for loving homes in the city's shelters, and, where ACC's mobile adoption units are headed with even more great pets.

This week, we're featuring Misha, Jango and Rocky Ricotta:

Rocky Ricotta (47201) An ACC Volunteer Writes: "We all know the best things come in the smallest of packages. And in Rocky Ricotta's case, that would be approximately 32 pounds. But it would also be not the best but the bestest, not sweet but the sweetest, and "love bug," "love muffin," "sweetheart," or "mush." Not a one does him any justice. Your meeting with Rocky will start with a bang, not a whimper, as this tiny force of love and nature rushes his way into your arms and heart. And keep a hold on the latter, because with ribs clearly showing and a tail always wagging, Rocky will steal it in no time at all. The one caution I'd give regarding this 2 year-old angel is that he's not for the jealous sort. You see, Rocky loves everyone. And everyone loves Rocky. So you'll need to prepare to share. Rocky is a young, energetic boy who is affectionate and playful, and knows his basic commands. He might do best with an experienced and loving family who'll give him all the warm, hearty meals he's been missing and all the endless love he craves. The best things come in the smallest of packages and, in Rocky Ricotta's case, also the biggest of hearts. So get ready to laugh, cry, and give your heart away. And welcome an angel forever home." Available for adoption at Manhattan ACC: 326 East 110th Street, New York.

Misha (46756) An ACC Volunteer Writes: "Misha is a little on the shyer side but go just a bit slower and you will be rewarded with his quiet purr and his playful ways. I found that toys seem to quickly bring Misha out of his shell. When I gave him a toy mouse, he started tossing it all over the condo, stretching his paws and rolling on his belly and back, completely enamored with this new toy. While accuracy and gracefulness in catching toy mice isn't necessarily his strength (A for effort though!), he more than makes up for it with his enthusiasm and his cuteness. Playing is the key to this boy's heart - he is positively charming!” Available for adoption at Manhattan ACC: 326 East 110th Street, New York.

Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the only open-admissions animal shelter in New York City and takes in approximately 30,000 animals every year. ACC’s  three Care Centers in Manhattan (326 East 110th Street), Brooklyn (2336 Linden Boulevard), and Staten Island (3139 Veterans Road West) are open for adoptions 12pm-8pm Monday thru Friday, and 10am-6pm Saturdays and Sundays.

Jango (43953) An ACC  volunteer writes: “Our Jango, or Jango-y as I call her by nickname, lives up to the meaning of her name: "the strong and amazing". Being a Dutch rabbit, she always looks as if she has little pants on, and for a bunny of her (smaller) size, she has a tremendous appetite, especially for greens. The main reason that Jango eats a lot is that Jango simply loves to tango -- she is an amazingly strong and tireless dancer. She only rests during well earned breaks of the shelter band. Those breaks she uses to get some more calories in which she will immediately swing off again on the dance floor. Jango would do best in a home that provides her with plenty of free-roam indoor exercise time and enjoys fresh salad (hers without dressing, please) and dancing as much as she does” Available for adoption at Brooklyn ACC: 2336 Linden Blvd, Brooklyn.

If you’re interested in one of the animals featured here, email ACC’s Adoption team at adopt@nycacc.org with the animal’s name and "A#", or head directly to the Care Center where the animal is located. Please note, animals featured here may already be placed by the time you arrive, but there are hundreds of great cats, dogs, and rabbits looking for loving homes every day! You can view available animals online, and at the Care Centers, ACC Adoption Counselors will help you find the best match.

You can also meet your new best friend at ACC’s Mobile Adoption Center, which travels throughout the city. (Note: dates and locations are subject to change. Information will be updated as quickly as possible.  View an Interactive adoption event at http://nycacc.org/adoptionevents.)

This week’s mobile adoption events:

  • November 17th, 12pm - 4pm, Petco Bensonhurst, 2601 86th Street Brooklyn, NY 11223
  • November 17th, 12pm - 4pm, Bronx Admissions Center Mobile Adoption Event, 464 East Fordham Road Bronx, NY 10458
  • November 18th, 12pm - 4pm, Petco Sheepshead Bay, 1610 Avenue Y Brooklyn, NY 11235
  • November 18th, 12pm - 4pm, Unleashed by Petco, 1155 Third Ave NY,NY 10065 

To adopt an animal, you must have a valid photo ID, be 18 years of age or older, and bring proof of current address. ACC adoptions include vaccinations, spay/neuter, a pre-registered microchip, an identification tag, a collar, and a certificate for a free initial exam at a participating veterinarian.

For more information, visit https://www.nycacc.org/adopt/adoption-search