Squirrel dies: N. Greenbrier St., 1600 block, July 12. Animal control picked up a severely injured squirrel and took the animal to the shelter, where it was euthanized.
Lost and found: S. Seventh Rd., 4900 block, July 12. Animal control picked up a stray ferret that a woman had found and took it to the shelter.
With a little help: Columbia Pike, 1900 block, July 12. An animal control officer was able to coax a squirrel that was trapped above a partially enclosed stairwell to a level where it could escape.
Unsafe for wildlife: N. Ninth Rd., 5900 block, July 16. Animal control picked up a Southern flying squirrel, which had been self-mutilating in an attempt to free itself from a glue trap, and took it to the shelter, where it was removed from the trap. The squirrel was taken to a rehabilitator.