Employees of he Animal Ambulance in Amsterdam were horrified when a Persian cat was found alive, and dumped in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Sunday. The cat was found in a box among rubbish, covered in filth and excrement, and too scared to move, the Animal Ambulance said on its website.
A Malinois Shepherd was found caged and abandoned at a carpool spot on Zandveldseweg in Nieuwegein on Sunday. The police posted photos of the dog on Facebook, in the hopes that the public can help them find her owner.
Little is known about the dog. All the police can say is that she is a female. "Her age is estimated at around 2 years old, she isn't chipped", the police said to RTL Nieuws.
The dog was taken in by the local animal ambulance and she is in "good hands" the police said.
The police are looking for the owner of an escaped wallaby that was spotted wandering around Winterswijk on Sunday morning. The local animal ambulance could not manage to catch him.
Passersby first spotted the wallaby at around 10:00 a.m. At 12:30 p.m. the police sent a message through citizens' notification service Burgernet, asking locals to keep an eye out for the wallaby and for the owner to come forward, according to Omroep Gelderland.
A serval escaped in the Haarlem neighborhood of Meerwijk on Friday. After a weekend of roaming the city, the wild cat was found in an allotment garden in Haarlem on Monday. The local animal ambulance is currently trying to catch the animal, RTL Nieuws reports.
The serval was spotted in the garden on Sunday too, when it was seen "enjoying the spring sun", an employee of Regionale Dierenambulance told the broadcaster. The animal ambulance will install two catch cages and attempt to lure the cat into one of them.
Attendees of a party in the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam were surprised by an uninvited guest on Sunday. A rat snake was found on the dance floor, Amsterdam's Dierenambulance said on Facebook.
"It is a mystery how the snake ended up there", the animal rescue organization said.
One of the the guests was fortunately not afraid of the animal, and picked up the snake and kept it warm while Dierenambulance responded.
The snake spent the night at Dierenambulance, after which is was transferred to the reptile shelter in Zwanenburg.
Police officers in Gouda encountered an ungrateful passenger on Monday night. The officers loaded a stray dog out of the rain and into their car, only to be chased out of the car by that same dog.
"Last night we helped with catching a stray dog. When the boxer was hot and dry in the car, he showed his teeth and decided that the officers were no longer welcome", the Gouda police said on Twitter.
The officers had to wait outside, in the rain, for the animal ambulance to arrive.
Two animals were killed in an explosion at the Animal Ambulance office in Dordrecht during the early hours of Saturday morning. The owner of the building called it a "failed attack" - she's been harassed on social media and over the phone for some time, she said to RTV Rijnmond.
Local residents heard a loud bang around 1:40 a.m. on Saturday. Twelve animals, including rabbits, birds and chinchillas, were in the building at the time. Two rabbits were killed. They probably died from shock, owner Hannie, who asked that her surname not be revealed, said to the broadcaster.
Two adult ponies were found wandering around the Noord-Brabant town of Maaskantje during the early hours of Monday morning. They were taken in by animal ambulance Brabant Noordoost, who posted their photos on Facebook in an attempt to find the owner.
"They are adult ponies and their health is good", Wim van de Pol of the animal ambulance said to Omroep Brabant. "They walked in the middle of the street in the town of 't Maaskantje in the night from Sunday to Monday. A lady was able to lead them to her garden and we picked them up there."
An eagle-owl chick narrowly escaped death in the Limburg town of Eygelshoven on Wednesday. The baby animal somehow found his way into a coal mill. If alert employees hadn't noticed him, there would be nothing of the bird left.
The mill employees quickly turned the machine off and called the local Animal Ambulance, according to AD. One of the rescuers, Rene Coumans, posted a video and photos of the rescue on his Facebook page and was flooded with reactions.
Amsterdam's Jordaan had a special visitor on Wednesday. A young fox was seen wandering the streets until two entrepreneurs managed to lure him into an optician's shop
A 24-year-old man was arrested in Rotterdam on Sunday for a fire in an apartment building on Favrestraat. Two people and a dog were injured in the fire
Seven black and white kittens were crammed into a small transport cage and left in the trash in Spinnerhof, Purmerend on Thursday, the Purmerend Animal Ambulance said on Facebook.
Amsterdam police officers responding to a report of a wild animal on Tuesday were shocked to find a large crocodile in the crawlspace of a home on Hoogte Kadijk in Zeeburg.
A deer led Utrecht firefighters on quite a chase through Leidsche Rijn on Thursday morning
Road inspector Eddie had a busy morning on Tuesday. He rescued both a lost tourist and a family of geese from the A7 highway
The police rescued a cat that was locked into a hot car in Zandvoort on Thursday.
A drunk hedgehog was rescued from a gutter in Arnhem on Sunday, the animal shelter for Arnhem and its surroundings reported on its Facebook page.
In Utrecht, a hiker discovered 11 kittens trapped in a sealed box in the Kanaleneiland neighborhood last night. RTV Utrecht reports that the kittens have been delivered to the animal ambulance, who reported of the incident on Facebook.