Trapped cat rescued: Boxford Ct., 10000 block, Aug. 26. An officer helped a woman remove her cat from a storm drain.
Bat worries: Breckinridge Lane, 10400 block, Aug. 26. Residents had heard fluttering and squeaking noises for three days and found a sick bat on the kitchen floor. They owned a dog that could have had contact with the bat. An officer euthanized the bat and had it tested for rabies. The results were negative.
Temporary blackout: Old Lee Hwy., 3700 block, Aug. 30. An officer picked up a hummingbird that appeared to be stunned from flying into a window inside a school trailer. The bird was taken to the shelter, where it recovered and later was released to the wild.
Adoptable cat: Lyndhurst Dr., 3800 block, Aug. 25. A woman found a cat and took it to the shelter. An owner was found but decided to surrender the animal because a family member was allergic to the cat. The animal was made available for adoption.
Slither coiled in a net: Shiloh St., 10200 block, Aug. 31. Responding to a call about a snake that became tangled in garden mesh netting, an officer removed the garter snake and released it to the wild.
Dog trouble: Park St. SE, 100 block, 7:15 to 7:20 p.m. Aug. 25. A dog bit an employee.
— Compiled by Ria Manglapus