Wounds treated: Third St. NW, 5200 block, July 26. A Humane Society officer responding to a call found a community cat with wounds consistent with ear-mite scratching and took it to a shelter, where it was treated.
In search of a home: U St. SE, 1200 block, July 27. Responding to a call about a cat kept indoors in a wire cage, a Humane Society officer spoke to the residents, who said that the owner was staying in a shelter where pets are not allowed and was searching for pet-friendly housing.
Temporary housing: Congress Pl. SE, 1400 block, July 27. A property owner reported that a dog was being kept in one of his properties. A responding Humane Society officer found a man removing his dog from the vacant house. The main said that his landlord did not allow pets and that he wanted to avoid eviction. The owner found a caretaker.
Mysterious deaths: G St. SW, 300 block, July 28. Humane Society officers investigating a complaint about dead squirrels in the area picked up the body of a gray tree squirrel to determine the cause of death. There were no signs of physical injuries on the body.
Bird taken to rehabilitator: Delaware Ave. SW, 1300 block, July 29. Responding to a call about an injured bird, a Humane Society officer picked up a fledgling pigeon from a porch. The bird had no visible injuries and could not find the mother.
Mother leaves kitten behind: 49th St. NE, unit block, July 29. A Humane Society officer responding to a call removed a kitten from under the hood of a car. Its mother had run away before the officer arrived.
Adoptable pet: Georgia Ave. NW, 7300 block, March 21. A 2-year-old American Staffordshire terrier mix was rescued.
Back surgery to be scheduled: Sheridan Ave. NW, 3000 block, July 26. A woman took a 5-year-old golden retriever mix to the league’s medical center because the dog had a lump on its back that grew and was ulcerated and producing a discharge. Removal and biopsy of the mass were recommended.
Recurring stones: 15th St. SE, 100 block, July 28. A woman took a 6-year-old Shih Tzu to the league’s medical center because its bladder stones had once been removed and it was recently diagnosed with a recurrence. Surgical removal and analysis of the stones were recommended.
Dog adoption: The Washington Animal Rescue League will have dogs available for adoption from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Fitzgerald Auto Mall, 114 Baughmans Lane, Frederick. Bring an unopened dog or cat food. www.warl.org.