Owner unable to afford treatment: Gales St. NE, 1700 block, April 26. An underweight 10-month-old boxer mix was surrendered to the society.
Deer illegally shot? Fourth St. SE, 2900 block, April 27. Humane Society officers investigating a report found a paralyzed deer, which had to be euthanized.
Stray cat painted: Payne Terr. SE, 2300 block, April 28. Humane Society officers found a cat covered in silver paint.
Dog returns home: Stanton Rd. SE, 3000 block, April 26. Responding to a call about a dog running loose, an animal control officer found the dog and followed it home.
It’s warmer by the engine: First and D streets NE, April 26. An animal control officer removed two juvenile squirrels nestled in the engine of a vehicle and returned them to a tree.
Adoptable cat: Harvard St. NW, 1400 block, March 6. A 3-year-old cat was taken to the shelter as a stray.
Cat adoption fees waived: The Humane Society has 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.
Additional water works: A St. SE, 1400 block, April 25. A woman took a 1-year-old poodle mix to the league’s medical center because it was lethargic and was not eating. Extreme, prolonged constipation was diagnosed.
In pain: Germantown, Highstream Dr., 18900 block, April 25. A woman took a 16-year-old mixed breed to the league’s medical center because it was in pain when sitting. An examination revealed early renal failure.
Surgery recommended: Underwood St. NW, 200 block, April 25. A woman took a 6-year-old German shepherd mix to the league’s medical center because of a limp. X-rays revealed a canine cruciate ligament rupture.