Trapped on a car trip: Yoakum Pkwy., 200 block, May 30. An animal control officer helped a woman open a locked car, in which she accidentally left the car’s keys and a 10-week-old Boston terrier.
Feathered family far from a pond: King St., 1100 block, June 3. An animal control officer wrangled and caught a mother duck and her ducklings on a fifth- floor terrace and the floor below.
Looking for a shell station: S. Glebe Rd. and Interstate 395, May 29. A driver found a large snapping turtle on the shoulder of a road and took it to the shelter. The league advises the public to call animal control when encountering animals in distress.
Not much like a desert: N. Fifth St., 5000 block, June 1. A resident discovered an African sulcata desert tortoise in a yard and took it to the shelter.
June is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month: The Animal Welfare League of Arlington will be holding an “Over Three, Name Your Fee” event: Name your adoption price for cats 3 and older. Fee includes a certificate for a free exam with a participating veterinarian, spay or neuter surgery, a feline leukemia and feline AIDS test, a distemper vaccination, an ID tag and a microchip. To view adoptable kittens, visit www.awla.org/adopt/