Fowl not permitted in the city: S. Jenkins St., 200 block, April 9. Responding to a complaint, an animal control officer found a dozen pigeons in a coop. A resident said the birds belonged to a family member and were housed in Fairfax County.
Cat in over its head: N. Morgan St., 5500 block, April 5. An animal control officer rescued a cat that was trapped in a 12-foot-deep window well.
Hot off the grill: N. Cleveland St., 1200 block, March 27. Responding to a report of a dead dog in the road, an animal control officer found a 20-pound bag of Mexican food run over and torn apart.
The grass is greener on the other side: N. Courthouse Rd., 1300 block, April 8. A man reported that his beagle had broken free from its leash and run away. Three days later, the dog was seen lying under a tree not far from home.