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

Cat’s tree house: Military Rd. NW, 3600 block, March 27. An officer was able to capture a cat that was in a tree for three days. The cat was returned to its owners.

High-wire experience: Congress St. SE, 1300 block, March 28. An officer, assisted by an electrical utility company, captured a feral cat near utility wires. The animal was taken to the clinic for sterilization and later returned to its community.

Reunion: Mintwood St. NW, 1800 block, March 29. A Maine coon cat, which had been reported missing, was captured by its owner.

Dead dog leads to probe: Staples St. NE, 1400 block, April 9. Visiting a residence after a tenant had moved out, Humane Society officers found the body of a dog in a wire cage.

Pigeon is abandoned : Fifth St. NE, 5700 block, April 7. An officer found a domesticated pigeon in a residence without food or water and took it to a veterinarian. The case was pending further investigation.

Adoptable pet: New York Ave. NE, 1200 block, March 1. A stray 6-month-old puppy was taken to the shelter.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus