Deer park: G St. NW, 1800 block, Oct. 15. Responding to a call about a deer in a parking garage, animal control captured a buck and released it in a wooded area.
Dog captured: 60th St. NE, 400 block, Oct. 11. Humane Society officers, investigating a report about a pit bull that was abandoned in a residence by owners who had moved out, found the dog running loose and took it to the shelter.
A superficial injury: Hawaii Ave. NE, unit block, Oct. 14. A Humane Society officer responding to a call about a cat that was reportedly shot found a cat with a wound to the neck, but it was not a gunshot injury. The animal was taken to the shelter.
Up on a tree: Kentucky Ave. SE, 200 block, Oct. 9. Animal control officers rescued a cat stuck in a tree about 40 feet above the ground.
Dead dog investigated: 16th St. SE, 2200 block, Oct. 10. The Humane Society is offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of person or persons responsible for the death of a dark-brown brindle that was found in a crate behind an abandoned home. Anyone with information is asked to call 202-723-5730, Ext. 132.
Adoptable dog: Berry Rd. NE, 3100 block, Sept. 9. An 8-year-old pit bull terrier was surrendered to the shelter because the owner could no longer care for it.
Cat allergies: Seventh St. NE, 4800 block, Oct. 10. A woman surrendered a 4-month-old cat after discovering she was allergic to it.
No time for caring: Woodbridge, Nexus Ct., 3500 block, Oct. 12. A man relinquished a 10-month-old Australian cattle mix.
Paws to Vote: Features a Cat vs. Dog election campaign between shelter residents “Mitt’ns” and “Barrrk.” Each vote is $1, which benefits the Washington Animal Rescue League. To vote online, visit www.warl.org until Wednesday.
Paws at the Park Halloween: Features a canine Halloween costume contest and prizes, to benefit the Washington Animal Rescue League. 6-8 p.m. Monday, on the patio of the Park Hyatt Washington, 1201 24th St. NW. $14, includes two drinks for humans. www.warl.org/news-events/events.