Floater hauled in: Overlook Ave. SW, 5000 block, April 4. Animal control officers rescued a Canadian goose that was stuck in a sewage canal.
A quacky reunion: Fifth St. NW, 400 block, April 22. An animal control officer gathered 10 ducklings from a lower level of a building and reunited them with their mother.
Stray with no food: Ely Pl. SE, 3600 block, April 6. Animal control officers picked up an underweight Cane Corso mix that had been inside a fenced-in construction site for more than two days.
Tenants abandon animals: Delaware Ave. SW, 1200 block, April 17. The Humane Society obtained a search warrant to rescue a cockatiel and two red-eared slider turtles from an apartment.
Unscheduled illness: Reservoir Rd. NW, 3800 block, April 19. An ill woman who had been in a hospital for more than a week decided to surrender her cat to a Humane Society officer.
Aroma harms cat: 31st St. SE, 2800 block, April 20. Owners surrendered a 10-month-old cat to the shelter after it jumped into a hot oven and was burned severely.
Story investigated while dog recovers: Second St. SE, 2900 block, April 16. An owner called the society to surrender a 2-year-old cocker spaniel mix because of a nosebleed. A Humane Society officer met a witness who reported that the animal was intentionally hit on the head with a stick. The dog was taken to an emergency veterinarian.
Adoptable dogs: A 7-year-old dachshund and a 4-year-old poodle mix from separate homes were surrendered to the shelter March 25.
Cat adoption fees waived: The Humane Society at New York Ave. NE has 27 cats, from newborn to 2 years old, that are infected with a mild skin condition called ringworm. For information, call 202-576-6664 or visit www.washhumane.org/fungusamongus.
Instructions not clearly followed: Hartford St., 2300 block, April 18. A woman took a 2-year-old Yorkshire terrier mix to the league’s medical center because the dog was still limping after being treated by a veterinarian. It was determined that the owner had bandaged the dog’s wound tightly, causing swelling and necrosis.
Kittens fostered: Hyattsville, Kreeger Dr., 7900 block, April 18. A woman found two 2-week-old kittens in an apartment complex parking lot and took them to the league.
Cat treated and neutered: Ingraham St. NW, 1300 block, April 19. A woman took an 8-month-old cat to the league’s medical center because it had escaped and returned home with a wound in the abdomen.
Washington Animal Rescue League kitten shower: Celebrate all things feline from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the shelter. Donations of kitten supplies are accepted. Visit the gift registry at www.warl.org/kittenshower.