19 Shelter Pets Who Will Melt Your Heart

At the Fairfax County Animal Shelter in Fairfax, Virginia, our shelter pets love to show off their unique personalities!


Somebody did!

2. This cat was always trying to be helpful.

3. He’d rather be laying on your couch, staring at you lovingly.

Corey is still available for adoption!

4. Hamsters are actually very romantic.

5. In case you weren’t already…

Happy is still available for adoption!

6. She’ll be forever your girl.

7. Looking for his bro-friend.

Add a man-crate to your man-cave. Bam Bam is still available for adoption!

8. ‘Cause we had to throw a tear-jerker in the mix.

Cee Cee is still available for adoption!

9. Wants you to take him on your next secret mission.

Luke is still available for adoption!

10. Guinea pig squeaks translated.

11. Valuable secret-keeper for adoption.


I mean, that mutt, is just, so big!

13. This cat tried all the angles to find an adopter.

14. It’s true. She is.

15. Loves Madonna, carrot tops, and wood blocks.

16. This cat was not pleased to be spending time at the shelter.

She especially hated volunteers.

17. Not for long, we hope!

Corey is still available for adoption!

18. With a little help from our friends…

…we save thousands of lives each year!

19. You can open kennel doors….

…and give a shelter pet a second chance at a beautiful life in this wonderful world. Adopt today!

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