For years, Grumpy Bizallion’s monument was the tallest at Hartsdale Pet Cemetery in New York, standing just over six feet.
Archive for June, 2016
Tags: Dog Lovers’ Protective Association of America, Emma Coy Bizallion, Hartsdale Pet Cemetery, Henry H. Bizallion, Lotta Van Buren, New York History, Wicks Dog Law
Tags: Equitable Life Building, Equitable Life Fire, Jan Damen, New York History, Old New York, Peter Stoutenburgh, Vauxhall Garden
Two weeks after the Equitable Life fire, workmen who were trying to salvage the contents of the cellar vaults and safe boxes rescued a cat named Kaiser and a black guinea pig later named Miss Bacillus.
Tags: Cat Stories, Edna Blanchard Lewis, Equitable Life Building, Equitable Life Fire, FDNY, New York History, Old New York
Unbeknownst to the FDNY firefighters, a cat named Kaiser was trapped in the basement of the Equitable Life Building as it burned to the ground.