Owner awaits status hearing: Neal St. NE, 1500 block, June 13. A woman was arrested after she was accused of leaving a 6-month-old cat unattended for weeks at a time.
Cat humanely euthanized: Brandywine St. SW, unit block, June 14. A 2-year-old cat that suffered from an infection that became systemic was surrendered by owners who did not provide the animal with veterinary care.
Caught in a trap: Independence Ave. SW, 1000 block, June 6. An animal control officer captured a squirrel that was trapped in a sunken section of a courtyard.
Smells fresher now: Overlook Ave. SW, 5000 block, June 14. An animal control officer recovered a grackle that had flown into a raw sewage canal. The bird was taken to a wildlife specialist for cleaning.
Adoptable cat: Southeast area, May 15. A 1-year-old cat was taken to the shelter as a stray.
Adopt a shelter cat in June: The adoption fee for cats is $25 through the end of the month.
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.
Busy owners: Hyattsville, Lancer Dr., 2800 block, June 12. A woman relinquished an 11-month-old Chihuahua mix to the league because the family had no time to care for the animal.
Too many cats: 14th Pl. NE, 600 block, June 14. A man took three 4-month-old kittens to the shelter. They were offsprings of a stray cat that he fed in his back yard.
ASPCA $100K Challenge: The league has reduced adoption fees from June to Aug. 31. Cats and kittens are $6, or $10 for two animals adopted at the same time; puppies under 6 months, $100; and dogs 6 months and older, $50. For on- and off-site adoption events, visit the Web site.
— Compiled by Ria Manglapus