These cases were 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

Cruelty arrest: 57th St. NE, 200 block, July 18. A District man was arrested on animal cruelty charges.

Felony charges: Mississippi Ave. SE, 1700 block, July 18. A Prince George’s County man was arrested on felony animal cruelty charges.

Kitten rescued: Alabama Ave. SE, 1300 block, July 18. A 5-week-old kitten was removed from a storm drain.

Stuck in box: Wisconsin Ave. NW, 5000 block, July 21. Animal control officers removed a raccoon’s head from a rodent box.

Adoptable cat: Fourth St. SE, 4200 block, Feb. 8. A 1-year-old cat found as a stray was taken to the shelter.

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

Dog is given up: Arlington, Arlington Blvd., 2500 block, July 18. A woman relinquished a 6-month-old terrier mix to the league.

Orphaned cat: Bowie, Orangewood Lane, 4400 block, July 19. A woman surrendered a 5-year-old cat that belonged to her mother, who had recently died.

Owner relocating: Michigan Ave. NE, 1000 block, July 20. A woman relinquished a 6-year-old Lhasa apso to the league because she was moving.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus