Abandoned orphaned animals: Varnum St. NE, 1000 block, Nov. 4. The Humane Society is investigating an allegation that several dogs and cats were abandoned in a home after their owner had passed away and relatives had vacated the property.
No one’s at home: Rittenhouse St. NE, 1-100 block, Oct. 30. A Humane Society officer removed two pit bulls from a yard where they had no shelter from Hurricane Sandy.
Beaver rescued and released: Forrester St. SW, 100 block, Oct. 30. Animal control officers removed a beaver that was trapped under an outdoor stairwell.
Family gives up dog: W St. SE, 1500 block, Nov. 5. A Humane Society officer picked up a Shar-Pei from relatives of a dog owner who no longer lived at the residence.
Adoptable dog: Fourth St. NE, 2400 block, Sept. 29. A 9-year-old collie boxer was surrendered to the shelter because the owners were moving and could no longer care for it.
Cat’s unfortunate outing: Maryland Ave. NE, 2000 block, Oct. 26. A man took a 2-year-old cat to the league’s medical center because it had escaped and returned home with a limp. The cat’s leg was severely broken and needed to be amputated.
Dog must leave: Laurel, Old Stage Coach Rd., 13000 block, Nov. 1. A woman relinquished a 5-month-old pit bull to the league because her landlord did not allow pets.