Evasive squirrel: Eighth St. SE, 400 block, Sept. 24. An animal control officer captured a squirrel trapped inside a commercial warehouse.
Dog stabbed: Hillside Rd. SE, 4300 block, Sept. 21. Responding to a call, a Humane Society officer picked up a 2-year-old Shih Tzu that was stabbed with a kitchen knife by a family member. The dog is recovering, and the society is working to pursue criminal charges.
Cat left alone: Stevens Rd. SE, 1300 block, Sept. 20. A Humane Society officer removed a cat abandoned in a home.
Puppy removed: Clay St. NE, 4500 block, Sept. 23. A Humane Society officer impounded an Australian shepherd puppy that was found living in unsanitary conditions.
Cat’s last days: Klingle St. NW, 4400 block, Sept. 22. Responding to a call about an underweight cat outside a home, a Humane Society officer met with the owner, who said that a veterinarian recommended the animal be euthanized because of its age and failing health and that the family wanted to spend one last weekend with the cat.
Adoptable dog: Half St. SW, 1300 block, Sept. 21. A dog was surrendered to the shelter.
Dog surrendered: Hyattsville, 68th Ave., 4700 block, Sept. 17. A woman surrendered a 7-month-old pit bull mix to the league.
Energized dog: Columbia Rd. NW, 1600 block, Sept. 18. A woman relinquished a 6-year-old Jack Russell terrier mix to the league.
Cats on the road: Keedysville, Burnside Bridge Rd., 19000 block, Sept. 21. A woman found two 6-month-old kittens on the side of a road and took them to the league.
“Going, Going, Doggone” auction: The Washington Animal Rescue League is holding an online auction to benefit the league. Bids on art, dining certificates, hotel stays and more can be made at www.warl.org/
doggone through Oct. 14.