We know D.C. Get our free newsletter to stay in the know. Sign Up Unsubscribe any time. Success! You're on the list. Whoops! There was an error and we couldn't process your subscription. Please reload the page and try again. Processing… The Rescuer As D.C.’s only urban search and rescue dog readies for retirement, the city prepares to devote even more resources to the program. Heron There Black-crowned night-herons are beloved—but uninvited—guests at the National Zoo. Cat Woman Kanchan Singh prepares to open D.C.’s first cat cafe. Gone to the Dogs The arms race to lure well-heeled pet owners to luxury apartments Wild Things Eagles and other wildlife are returning to the District as the health of the Anacostia improves. Man’s Best Friend Forever The Washington Humane Society wants to keep pets in D.C. homes, one neighborhood at a time.