Headed for a fix: Bruce St. SE, 2700 block, Jan. 24. An animal control officer captured a cat and removed a jar that was stuck on its head. The cat was released in a community after it underwent surgery at the Spay and Neuter Center.
Seven cats abandoned: Kansas Ave. NW, 4300 block, Jan. 23. Five cats and two kittens were surrendered to a Humane Society officer after they were left behind by former tenants of an apartment.
Medical attention needed: 49th St. NE, 700 block, Jan. 23. A Humane Society officer impounded an injured pit bull that an owner failed to take to a veterinarian after it was hit by a car. A broken leg was diagnosed.
Orphaned dog: Lyman Pl. NE, 1700 block, Jan. 29. A pit bull whose owner passed away was surrendered by a caretaker who was moving to an apartment that has a no-pet policy.
Adoptable dog: Evarts St. NE, 1600 block, June 9. A 5-year-old American Staffordshire mix was rescued by a Humane Society officer after being left outside in the heat.
Hungry for education: Silver Spring, Beacon Rd., 700 block, Jan. 23. A woman found a 5-month-old kitten in the ceiling of a portable classroom and took it to the league.
Infections noted: Fourth St. NW, 5900 block, Jan. 24. A man took a 1-year-old Shih Tzu mix with ear, eye and skin infections to the league’s medical center. The dog was sent home with prescribed medication.
Catapalooza!: The Washington Animal Rescue League is hosting the annual cat adoption event with snacks, raffle prizes and children’s activities from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. Adoption fee is $14 with a five-pound bag of dry cat food or a case of canned food for the league’s food bank.