Unknown injury: V St. NW, 1400 block, Oct. 7. Responding to a report that a pigeon had been shot with an arrow, a Humane Society officer found the bird unable to fly but with no visible injury. The bird was taken to a rehabilitator.
In the owner’s absence: 16th St. NW, 1600 block, Oct. 9. Humane Society officers gave food to an abandoned 2-month-old kitten inside an apartment and attempted to locate an owner. An attorney called in and informed the officer that the kitten was removed and placed in a foster home.
Finding shelter: 18th and Hamlin streets, NE, Oct. 10. Animal control officers responding to a call about a cat stuck in a sewer were unable to locate the animal and left a humane trap. A 6-week-old kitten was captured and taken to the shelter.
Issues not resolved by rain: V St. SE, 1600 block, Oct. 12. A Humane Society officer met with an owner of a 3-month-old pit bull that was left out in the rain. The owner complained about housebreaking issues. The officer gave the owner housebreaking tips.
No where to go: Alabama Ave. SE, 2400 block, Oct. 13. Animal control removed an 8- to 12-week-old kitten that was stuck under a wooden fence and took it to the shelter.
Long overdue reunion: Grand Circle and Kansas Ave. NW, Oct. 13. A Humane Society officer picked up a stray cocker spaniel mix and scanned its microchip. An owner from Annapolis was located and reunited with the dog, which had been missing for more than two years.
Adoptable dog: A 2-year-old Cane Corso mix was surrendered to the shelter with her four puppies because their owner could not afford to care for them.
Adoption event: Cats and dogs will be available for adoption at the Washington Humane Society’s mobile adoption vehicle at FedEx Field Gate H from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3 and Dec. 8. For information, go to www.washhumane.org.
Couple on the go: Alley Ct. SW, unit block, Oct. 8. A couple relinquished a 4-month-old German shepherd mix to the league because they had no time to spend with the animal.
Pet restriction: Ninth St. NE, 3900 block, Oct. 12. A man surrendered a 4-month-old Labrador retriever mix to the league because his landlord did not allow pets.
Kittens excluded: Hyattsville, 20th Ave., 5400 block, Oct. 13. A man relinquished two kittens to the league because he was moving.
Howl-o-ween events: To benefit the Washington Animal Rescue League. On Oct. 31, the Cantina Marina at 600 Water St. SW will hold a “Yappy Hour” and costume contest from 5 to 7 p.m. Adoptable dogs will be available. The Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown Hotel, 2401 M St. NW, will hold a trick-or-treating party from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For information, visit www.warl.org/events.