11/25/14 3:30pm

If you have any animal/pet photos you’d like to share please send an email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail(dot)com with ‘Animal Fix’ in the title and say the name of your pet and your neighborhood. Your photos will go into the queue (usually 4-6 weeks wait) and will be posted in the order I receive them. If you’ve already entered your pet and would like to do so again – that’s no problem – just space the entries out a bit. Please try to send horizontal photos 640×480 (medium size on your iphone) if possible. If you’re not using an iphone any size is fine.

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“Molly the Doxie and Willow the rescue hound mutt live together in Glover Park, DC. They are the best of friends despite their size difference.”

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“Neighbors Woodley and Nibbler, exhausted on the ottoman, after getting to know each other. 14th and W streets NW.”

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“This is Faye & Rudy of Columbia Heights, watching me dance. They hate dancing.”

11/25/14 3:00pm

2818 Myrtle Avenue Northeast

This rental is located at 2818 Myrtle Avenue, Northeast. The listing says:

“Light filled bungalow with modern kitchen plus the charm of vintage glass door knobs. Hard wood floors and fire place. Convenience of a bedroom, full bath and den/office on the main level. Upstairs is a master bedroom with full bath and walk in closet. Very large basement has bedroom and full bath. Vouchers welcome but this house is listed above HUd approved amount for three bedroom.”

You can see more photos here.

This 3 bed/3 bath is going for $2,600/Mo.

11/25/14 2:51pm

Bao Bao
Photo: Connor Mallon/Smithsonian’s National Zoo

From the National Zoo:

“This update was written by keeper Nicole MacCorkle.

We’ve noticed Mei Xiang and Bao Bao are spending increasing amounts of time apart from each other, and Mei is permitting Bao Bao to nurse less often. Sometimes, they even sleep in separate enclosures, a sign that they are beginning the separation process themselves. By definition, weaning begins once a baby, of any mammal species, is introduced to solid foods and is complete when milk is no longer being consumed. Giant pandas begin to eat solids around 6 months of age. Since July, Bao Bao has been receiving her own daily diet of leaf eater biscuits, apple, carrot and cooked sweet potato, in addition to Mei Xiang’s milk and the bamboo she eats from Mei’s daily diet.

Before July, she was sampling bamboo, produce, biscuits, and even mini fruitsicles. At over 14 months old and nearly 60 pounds, Bao Bao seems much more independent than her older brother Tai Shan did at this age, so we expect the separation to be even easier with her. When Tai Shan was weaned at 19 months of age, Mei Xiang made it clear, through her behavior and vocalizations, that it was time for him to separate. At times, Tai Shan seemed a bit unsure of his new solitary lifestyle, but he transitioned smoothly and quickly, and we expect it to be the same for Bao Bao. Like any giant panda cub, weaning is just another milestone for Bao Bao, and we know she will do just fine!”

11/25/14 1:32pm

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating three suspects in connection with a first degree sexual abuse offense.

On Saturday, November 22, 2014, at approximately 12:30 am, in the 2400 block of I Street, NW, an adult female victim was walking in an alley when three suspects approached the victim and sexually assaulted her. The suspects then fled the location. The three suspects are described below:

Suspect One is described as a white male in his 20s, approximately 6’3” in height with a medium build, light brown hair that is puffy up top and closer on the sides, and was last seen wearing a dark colored short sleeve shirt with the word “Fitch” in large white letters similar to the one pictured below.

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Suspect Two is described as a white male in his 20s, shorter than suspect one, with a medium build, and was last seen wearing a dark colored V-neck short sleeve shirt and a black Nike Fuel Band on his right wrist similar to the one pictured below.

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Suspect Three is described as a white male in his 20s.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.

11/25/14 12:55pm

DC8509177 - Exterior (Front)

This house is located at 1333 1st Street, Northwest. The listing says:

“This Gorgeous 4 Bedroom 4 Bathroom Masterpiece! This Beautiful Remodel has over 2200 Square feet of style and comfort designed to wow you! Located in the sought after Old City community, this posh abode offers gleaming hardwood floors, recessed lighting, granite countertops, stainless appliances, 3 Master suites each with their own full bathrooms, a fourth spacious bedroom and 3 levels of luxury.”

You can see more photos here.

This 4 bed/3.5 bath is going for $899,000.