These cases were handled by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, which operates the city animal shelter and provides animal control services. The shelter is open from 1 to 8 p.m. weekdays, except Wednesdays, and noon to 5 p.m. weekends. For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774. The league’s Web site is www.alexandriaanimals.org .
Moving-day standoff: S. St. Asaph St., 600 block, June 21. A cat ran into an air vent and would not emerge as its owner packed for a move. An animal control officer caught the animal as it ran out at the noise of a saw.
Bat evicted from top floor: Duke St., 300 block, June 25. An animal control officer removed a bat from a building’s attic.
This case was handled by the Animal Welfare League of Arlington, which operates the county animal shelter and provides animal control services to the county. For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-931-9241. The league’s Web site is www.awla.org.
ID reunites cat and owner: N. 20th Rd., 4000 block, June 17. An owner whose cat had been missing for 27 days found the animal in the shelter’s “Lost pets at the shelter” advertisement.
— Compiled by Ria Manglapus