The following cases were received recently by Loudoun County Animal Care and Control. For information, call 540-882-3211 or 703-777-0406 or visit www.loudoun.gov/animals.

Shelter, Shots for Outdoor Cat

STERLING, Brethour Court, Oct. 29. Investigating a report that a kitten was being left outdoors, an animal control officer met with the cat's owner. The owner said the kitten is put outside only when someone is home. The officer advised the owner of the need for proper shelter and appropriate vaccinations for cats that live outdoors.

Stray Pit Bull Taken to Shelter

LEESBURG, Spinks Ferry Road, Monday. A stray male pit bull was confined on a front porch, and animal control was called. The very thin black dog was not wearing identification, so it was taken to the animal shelter. Reports of lost animals were checked, but no match was found.

Terrier Attacked by Pit Bull

STERLING, Hawthorne Court, Monday. A West Highland white terrier was attacked by a stray pit bull, sending it to the animal hospital, where it was treated for minor injuries. Animal control took the pit bull, which was not wearing identification, to the animal shelter. Reports of lost animals were checked, but no match was found.

Homeless Beagle Picked Up

LEESBURG, Phillips Drive, Tuesday. A stray female beagle was confined in a kennel in a back yard, and animal control was called. The dog was not wearing identification, so it was taken to the animal shelter. Reports of lost animals were checked, but no match was found.