No incidents were reported by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, which provides animal control services to the city. For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774. The league’s Web site is www.alexandriaanimals.org .

ARLINGTON

These cases were handled by the Animal Welfare League of Arlington, which operates the county animal shelter and provides animal control services to the county. For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-931-9241 or go to www.awla.org.

Learning the ABCs: N. Fillmore St., unit block, July 30. A cat that was stuck in a tree near a school slipped and fell. It was confined in the school office. Animal control officers picked up the stray cat, which was not injured from the fall, and took it to the shelter.

Elderly cat goes home: N. 31st St., 4200 block, July 31. A resident reported that a cat was huddled near the person’s home and had not moved for several hours. An animal control officer picked up a 22-year-old cat and took it to the shelter where it was found to be dehydrated. A man claimed his mother’s elderly cat, which had slipped out of the house.

Mistaken identity: N. Quinn St., 1800 block, midnight Aug. 1. Animal control received a report about a bat stuck in an apartment breezeway area. An officer found a chimney swift and released it outdoors.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus