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D.C. adopt a pet

4Vic, a 1-year-old cat, is available for adoption through the Washington Humane Society.

The D.C. Animal Shelter, 1201 New York Ave. NE, and the Humane Society shelter (, 7319 Georgia Ave. NW, offer animals for adoption. The D.C. Animal Shelter has viewing and adoption hours from noon to 8 p.m. weekdays except Wednesdays and noon to 5 p.m. weekends. Hours at the society’s shelter are noon to 7 p.m. daily. Photos of other available animals can be seen at For information, call the D.C. shelter, 202-576-6664, or the society’s shelter, 202-723-5730.


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