Sandwiched birds: Q St. NE, 1500 block, April 6. Animal control officers removed two mourning doves that were trapped in between a storm window and basement window and released them.
Cats up 40 feet high: Carlton Ave. NE, 2900 block, April 6. Animal control officers found a dead kitten that had fallen off a tree, and its sibling was still stuck in the tree. Using a ladder, an animal control officer rescued the 4-week-old kitten.
Owner detained: 49th St. NW, 4600 block, April 7. A Humane Society officer responding to a call about two abandoned dogs in a home was met by a friend of the dogs’ owner who was asked to care for the animals.
Expected to recover: E St. SE, 5300 block, April 3. An 8-week-old Shih Tzu was surrendered to the Humane Society after it was accidentally stepped on and its owner could not afford veterinary care. The puppy suffered a lung contusion.
Owners tracked down: Longfellow St. NW, 700 block, April 5. A Humane Society officer removed a cat that was abandoned in an apartment by previous tenants.
Adoptable dog: 21st St. NE, 800 block, Feb. 13. A 2-year-old pit bull terrier was surrendered to the shelter.
These cases were handled by the Washington Animal Rescue League, 71 Oglethorpe St. NW. For information, call 202-726-2556 or go to www.warl.org.
Relative’s responsibility ends: Bryant St. NE, 1300 block, April 5. A woman relinquished a 6-year-old Shih Tzu to the league because the dog’s owner had been placed in a senior care facility.
Removal recommended: Green St. SE, 2300 block, April 9. A woman took a 7-year-old Yorkshire terrier to the league’s medical center to have a cyst on the dog’s abdomen drained for the third time.
Corneal ulcer treated: 37th St. SE, 2000 block, April 9. A man took a 15-year-old terrier mix to the league’s medical center because it had been squinting for a week.
Pet supply drive at RFK Stadium: D.C. United will host a pet supply and food drive to benefit the Washington Animal Rescue League from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Take donations to the league’s truck, where adoptable animals will also be available.
— Compiled by Ria Manglapus