Book is returned: Echols Ave., 5100 block, March 18. An emergency service technician determined that a homeowner had mistakenly identified the sounds of a duck from an audio children’s book for a bat.
Next time, make registry: Beauregard St., 4800 block, March 18. A recipient of a gift box containing a rabbit surrendered the animal to an animal control officer.
Foster care supply drive for kittens and puppies: The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria is hosting a “baby shower” from noon to 4 p.m. April 6 at the shelter. At the event, prospective foster owners learn about the league’s program. Bring a gift for caregivers or donate from the wish list by visiting www.alexandriaanimals.org/babyshower.
Found on the road: S. Eighth St., 2400 block, March 1. An officer picked up an underweight hen.
Wiring needed fixing: N. Edison St., 1300 block, March 2. An officer lured a Jack Russell terrier that had been trapped in a crawl space of a home.