The following was among cases received recently by the Animal Control Division of the Fairfax County Police Department. For more information, call 703-246-2253.
Sickly Raccoon Euthanized
FAIRFAX STATION AREA, Rondelay Lane, 8100 block, 9:30 p.m. Aug. 18. Animal control retrieved a sick raccoon, which was euthanized at the shelter, and tested positive for rabies. There was no known contact.
The following were among cases received recently by the Animal Control Section of the Fairfax City Police Department. For more information, call 703-385-7924 or visit the Web site www.fairfaxva.gov and click on Animals under List of Services.
Baby Squirrel Rescued
PICKETT RD., 3400 block, Aug. 24. Municipal employees found a baby squirrel that apparently had been displaced by construction work at the rear of the city's property yard. An animal control officer took the squirrel to a wildlife rehabilitator.
Stray Kitten Evicted
PARK ST., 10900 block, Aug. 22. Animal control received a call about a stray gray-and-white kitten that had been staying uninvited in a woman's yard for several days. An animal control officer took the cat to the city shelter, where it will be made available for adoption.
Kitten Found in Car Sales
UNIVERSITY DR., 3500 block, Aug. 19. An auto dealership employee found a 1-month-old kitten in the parking lot and took it to the shelter, where it will be held until it is old enough to be placed for adoption.
Pit Bull Owner Penalized
ALLISON CIRCLE AND MAPLE STREET, Aug. 21. An animal control officer found a male pit bull running loose and returned it to its owner, who was charged with allowing the dog to be at large.
Stunned Bird OK
MAIN ST., 10600 block, Aug. 25. Animal control retrieved an injured bird from the sidewalk outside an office building. The bird, which was stunned but otherwise unhurt, was taken to a wildlife rehabilitator.
-- Compiled by JEAN MACK