Not-so-great outdoors for a cat: Old Dominion Blvd., 3300 block, Feb. 15. Responding to a veterinarian’s report about a cat with a bite wound of unknown origin, an officer recommended that the cat’s owner revaccinate and quarantine the animal at home.
Vaccination requirement: Animal control reminds pet owners that animals are required to have a current rabies vaccination and must be licensed with the City of Alexandria.
Free spay and neuter services: On March 10, the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria will hold a free spay and neuter clinic for outdoor cats in the Arlandria and Sanger Avenue/Beauregard Street neighborhoods, and a low-cost rate for other outdoor cats in Alexandria. For information, e-mail TNR@alexandriaanimals.org or call 703-746-5581 .
Third annual Mardi Growl Gala: The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria is hosting a New Orleans-style celebration to benefit Alexandria’s homeless animals from 7 to 10 p.m. March 8 at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 600 Dulany St., Alexandria. For tickets and information, visit the Web site.
Roaming by a restaurant: King St., 4600 block, Feb. 12. A woman found a matted and underweight Yorkshire terrier and took it to the shelter.