These were among cases handled by the Washington Humane Society, which operates its shelter at 7319 Georgia Ave. NW, and the District’s, at 1201 New York Ave. NE. For information or assistance, call 202-723-5730 or go to

Homeless cat family: Gault Pl. NE, 4000 block, Aug. 31. A Humane Society officer impounded a cat and her two 3-week-old kittens after their owner moved out and left them in an alley.

Dog impounded: Clay St. NE, 4500 block, Sept. 2. D.C. police called the Humane Society about a sick dog on the porch of a suspect’s property. A Humane Society officer impounded the 5-month-old pit bull.

Kitten uninjured: Atlantic St. SE, 600 block, Sept. 3. A Humane Society officer responded to a report about a kitten that was kicked down a flight of stairs. The 5-week-old kitten was taken to a veterinarian, who diagnosed an upper respiratory infection.

Adoptable dog: Field Pl. NE, 5800 block, June 27. A 2-year-old Rottweiler mix was found as a stray.

These cases were handled by the Washington Animal Rescue League, 71 Oglethorpe St. NW. For information, call 202-726-2556 or go to

Lost kitten: Hyattsville, Queens Chapel Rd., 2400 block, Aug. 30. A man found a 4-week-old kitten in a parking lot and took it to the league.

Dog is given up: Roxboro Pl. NW, 600 block, Aug. 31. A woman relinquished a 10-week-old Jack Russell terrier to the league.

Owners move: Temple Hills, Fisher Rd., 5900 block, Aug. 31. A couple surrendered two 7-month-old cats to the league.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus