Home field advantage: Preston Rd., 1800 block, Feb. 4. A real estate agent called animal control about an evasive squirrel inside a vacant home. An animal control officer removed the animal and released it outdoors.
Comfier than a cave: Seminary Rd., 5000 block, Jan. 31. An animal control officer removed a bat from an apartment.
“You’re the One That I Want” animal adoption discount: On Valentine’s Day, the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria is offering a $14 adoption fee for all adult animals and, throughout the month, for Furget-Me-Nots (adult dogs and cats that have “lived the single life for too long”) . For information, visit the league’s Web site.
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. next Thursday and March 21 at Cora Kelly Recreation Center, 25 W. Reed Ave. For information, visit the league’s Web site.
List, and found: Lincoln St., 500 block, Jan. 23. A man found a 6-month-old German shepherd and took it to the shelter. The dog’s microchip was traced to an owner who had given the animal to a person found through Craigslist.
Warning amid dangerously cold temperatures: The Animal Welfare League of Arlington reminds pet owners not to leave animals outside for long periods.
World Spay Day throughout the month: The Animal Welfare League of Arlington and the Humane Society of the United States offer low-cost spay and neuter services for cats, dogs and rabbits owned by low-income residents. Fees are $25 to $60. Rabies vaccinations and microchips are available from $10 to $15. For an appointment, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-931-
9241, Ext. 246.