Sampson and his best buddy, Bailey, have lived together for 8 years…that’s a long time for a cat! Sampson is a big, fluffy cuddle bug who prefers to drink water from the sink or tub. Bailey is playful with anything and anyone except dogs (they frighten him). Both boys prefer a quiet home and would love to stay together. (Arleigh Movitz/Everett Animal Shelter)

Sampson and his best buddy, Bailey, have lived together for 8 years…that’s a long time for a cat! Sampson is a big, fluffy cuddle bug who prefers to drink water from the sink or tub. Bailey is playful with anything and anyone except dogs (they frighten him). Both boys prefer a quiet home and would love to stay together. (Arleigh Movitz/Everett Animal Shelter)

A bunny, several cats and a dog await adoption in Everett

Everett Animal Shelter has these pets ready to be adopted.

The Everett Animal Shelter hosts thousands of stray and unwanted animals every year. Some are adopted right away, but some sit in the shelter for weeks at a time, waiting for a home. The shelter has dogs and cats, as well as some rabbits and birds, all looking for a loving home.

All pets are vaccinated, spayed or neutered, and given a identifying microchip before they are adopted. Take a look at some of the dogs, cats and other animals that are available for adoption at the shelter now.

If you’re interested in adopting an animal, the shelter is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 425-257-6000.

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