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RIOC Threatens Ripping Out All Animals Sanctuaries If WFF Doesn't Pay Up

Rossana Ceruzzi on animal sanctuary moving day in August. If abrupt, new demands for rent by RIOC are not met, the state agency's legal counsel says they'll shut it and two more down immediately, leaving the animals needing care homeless.
Rossana Ceruzzi on animal sanctuary moving day in August. If abrupt, new demands for rent by RIOC are not met, the state agency's legal counsel says they'll shut it and two more down immediately, leaving the animals needing care homeless.
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The widely admired Roosevelt Island cat sanctuary in Southpoint Park is endangered. Known for its loving, unpaid animal care, it’s in trouble because its landlord, RIOC, suddenly wants money. After fifteen years of mutual support, is it legit or retaliation?

Get the details here: Cat Sanctuary Endangered: Is It Now RIOC Seeking Revenge?

The Daily is unable to report RIOC's point of view because the state agency has ghosted us, a form of press censorship, since July. No reason was given.

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