Breakout attempt: Maple St., 10800 block, June 16. A man was bitten on the forearm while attempting to place his cat into a carrier for a visit to the veterinarian. The cat was to be quarantined.
Heat-stressed kitten: Lee Hwy., 11040 block, June 17. An approximately 6-week-old kitten was found suffering from heat exhaustion in a parking lot. Animal control picked up the kitten and took it to the shelter, where it was examined by a veterinarian.
Two small surprises: Stratford Ave., 10200 block, June 15. A woman found two terrier mix puppies in her fenced yard. Animal control picked up the dogs and took them to the shelter.
Lost sight of owner: Fairfax Blvd., 10700 block, June 14. An elderly pit bull was found wandering in a shopping center parking lot. Animal control picked up the dog and took it to the shelter, where it was claimed.
Cat bite: Park St. SE, 100 block, 9:45 a.m. June 12. An employee was bitten on the hand while attempting to treat a feline. The cat was returned to its owner in the District.
And a dog bite:Park St. SE, 100 block, 9:14 p.m. June 15. An employee at an animal hospital was bitten by a dog while attempting to perform a medical procedure.
Feisty neighbors: Kingsley Rd. SW, 200 block, 5:54 p.m. June 13. A man reported an ongoing problem with the neighbor’s dogs getting through their adjoining fence and attacking his dogs. An animal control officer spoke to the neighbor, who was advised of the responsibility to maintain control of the dogs.