Pumping a little iron: Kenmore Ave., 4600 block, Jan. 13. An animal control officer picked up a Chihuahua from a gym and took it to the shelter, where it was held as a stray.
Stalking squirrel: Burgess Ave., 200 block, Jan. 14. In response to a call about a squirrel chasing a cat in a home, an animal control officer found the animal confined in a bathroom. It later escaped through an open window.
Trap-Neuter-Return program: The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria is offering workshops to discuss feral cats, overpopulation and the TNR program, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 and March 21 at Cora Kelly Recreation Center, 25 W. Reed Ave. For information, visit the league’s Web site.
9241. The league’s Web site is www.awla.org.
Was-sailing: S. 27th St., 4800 block, Dec. 22. An animal control officer captured a flying squirrel that had entered a house in the branches of a Christmas tree. The animal was released outdoors.
Way too loud: S. Taylor St., 1300 block, Jan. 3. A woman called animal control about a raccoon inside her car. She was advised to open all the doors and turn up the volume of the radio. The animal eventually left.
Injured bird: N. Taylor St., 1200 block, Jan. 4. An animal control officer picked up a young red-tailed hawk with an injured wing on a front lawn and took it to a raptor rehabilitator.