D.C. Animal Watch

October 30, 2012

These were among cases handled by the Washington Humane Society, which operates its shelter at 7319 Georgia Ave. NW, and the District’s, at 1201 New York Ave. NE. For information or assistance, call 202-723-5730 or go to www.washhumane.org.

Information sought: Eads St. NE, 5600 block, Oct. 20. The Humane Society is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for a cat that was found severely injured and had to be euthanized. Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call 202-723-5730, Ext. 131.

Stuck cat: New Hope Rd. SE, 1300 block, Oct. 22. An animal control officer rescued a cat about 40 feet high in a tree.

Owner gives animals away: 19th St. SE, 1500 block, Oct. 20. Responding to a call about abandoned animals, a Humane Society officer met an owner who decided to surrendered three dogs and find homes for the cats and fish.

Abandoned cat: Livingston Terr. SE, 300 block, Oct. 22. An underweight cat was removed from an apartment.

Dead dog in the park: Elmira St. SW, 300 block, Oct. 19. Humane Society Officers picked up a dead, burned pit bull that was discovered in a park. The body was examined by a forensic specialist.

Adoptable dog: Clay St. NE, 4500 block, Sept. 2. An 8-month-old pit bull was surrendered to the shelter.

This case was handled by the Washington Animal Rescue League, 71 Oglethorpe St. NW. For information, call 202-726-2556 or go to www.warl.org.

New pet agreement: Sheridan St. NW, 1300 block, Oct. 18. A man relinquished an 8-month-old pit bull mix to the league because his landlord no longer allowed animals.

Cats galore: 14th St. NW, 5700 block, Oct. 19. A man surrendered four 5-month-old kittens to the league because his family owned too many cats.

Dash 5K and Doggie Run: The Capital Sprints is sponsoring a fundraiser to benefit the Washington Animal Rescue League. Registration is at 7:30 a.m., and the run starts at 8 a.m. Sunday at Rock Creek Park. For information, visit http://capitalsprints.com/the-dash-5k-doggie-run-november-4-2012.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus

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