Wanted a spoonful of sugar? Queen St., 1200 block, Feb. 14. Animal control officers responded to a report of a cat biting its owner while being administered medication.
Break free: E. Mason Ave., unit block, Feb. 14. Officers who responded to a report of a squirrel trapped within the walls of a residence referred the resident to a wildlife relocation service.
Makeover includes meowing: Quantrell Ave., 5800 block, Feb. 14. Animal control officers trapped a cat that had climbed into the walls of an apartment that was being renovated in the bathroom.
Dog quarantined after opossum incident: Rosecrest Ave., unit block, Feb. 18. A dog’s owner reported that her pet had bitten an opossum in the neck several times and that the opossum was alive but lying in a yard, unmoving. The animal was taken to the shelter, where it was euthanized and sent for rabies testing.
Wanted to check out comic books: Seminary Rd., 3700 block, Feb. 18. Library employees reported a bat on the library walls. Animal control officers couldn’t reach the bat and referred the staff to a humane wildlife relocation service.
The easier exit: S. Eighth St., 3500 block, Feb. 9. An animal control officer tried to capture a squirrel that was trapped in a fireplace. The animal slipped past the officer and ran out the front door.
Peanut butter bribe: N. Frederick St., 1200 block, Feb. 16. A flying squirrel had entered a residence through a fireplace and settled under a stove. Coaxing it with peanut butter on a cracker, an animal control officer captured the animal and released it outside.
Cat burglar? S. Garfield St., 400 block, Feb. 12. Responding to a call, animal control found two dogs on a property where the animals appeared to have access to the indoors, but no one was home. About an hour later, the dogs’ owner reported to police that a break-in had occurred.