Shock jock Howard Stern lastly has a guinea pig to check out new materials — or perhaps simply snuggle.
The “King of All Media” and his feline-fancying spouse Beth have a brand new member of their cat-centric household — Leslie, an deserted Higher West Facet guinea pig, whose determined plight was plastered on social media.
Staff found the deserted critter in entrance of a pre-war rental constructing on West 76th Road Monday at round 7:35 a.m. and a passerby, Judith Sisco, rushed the rodent into her constructing foyer and gave it meals and water.
The deserted guinea pig was “out with the trash with no food or water in a box,” she recalled.
Sisco put out the phrase on NextDoor and Fb that the furball wanted a everlasting pad — and the information unfold quicker than cream cheese at Sunday brunch throughout the animal-friendly nabe.
”Individuals had been texting … Everyone was actually beautiful and it was tremendous heartwarming and a lift to our neighborhood,” she stated.
In lower than three hours, a neighbor who had beforehand adopted a cat from Beth Stern’s adoption group, Beth’s Furry Associates, reached out to the radio legend’s a lot better half.
“Beth agreed to adopt it!” Sisco stated. “Now the guinea pig is a celebrity!”
Beth Stern shared the happy news and a video on Instagram exhibiting the critter blissfully chowing down on lettuce.
Howard, she wrote, was hooked on the black, white and tan guinea pig and had even been the one to call her Leslie. Neither could possibly be reached for remark.
“I just want to take my blowdryer and fix that cowlick!” quipped fellow celeb Jessica Seinfeld, writer and spouse of comic Jerry Seinfeld.
“Leslie is at a 5 star resort now 😊,” posted pplesk.
Added one other poster, hero_daviewillow_scout_tiger, “Thank goodness she found her way to you and Howard!!!❤️❤️❤️❤️”
Leslie joins the Stern’s adopted cats Walter, Bella, Yoda, Pebble and Helen Rose, based on the North Shore Animal League America, the place Beth is the nationwide spokeswoman.
“Over the past six years, Beth has provided spay or neuter, foster care and facilitated adoptions for over 1,500 unwanted cats and kittens,” Stern’s adoption website explains.