These Saint Paul-based pets are up for adoption and in need of a good home

Photos: Petfinder

Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of lovable pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Saint Paul, so you won't have to look far to find the perfect fit.

Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of pets available for adoption near you. Read on to meet some friendly locals.

(Details like pet availability, training, vaccinations and other features are based on data provided by Petfinder and may be subject to change; contact the shelter for the latest information.)

Hei Hei, chinchilla

Hei Hei is a male chinchilla being kept at MN Pocket Pet Rescue.

Hei Hei has all his shots.

Notes from Hei Hei's caretakers:

Apply to adopt Hei Hei today at Petfinder.

Hei Hei is an extremely sweet chinchilla, and very inquisitive and friendly with both kids and adults! He willingly lets people pet him for short periods before desiring to explore further. Hei Hei's favorite activity is his free time running around and exploring. He loves chewing on sticks (and many other things he can find).

Bitsy, Havana rabbit

Bitsy is a female Havana rabbit currently residing at MN Pocket Pet Rescue.

Bitsy is the life of the party — she gets along well with dogs and cats. She has been vaccinated. Bitsy is a special needs pet, so please inquire about her specific care requirements.

Notes from Bitsy's caretakers:

Apply to adopt Bitsy today at Petfinder.

Bitsy is paralyzed from right below the shoulder blades down. She needs to be checked on regularly to ensure she hasn't gotten stuck. She also needs daily grooming and butt baths every couple of days. 

Machu, mouse

Machu is an adorable male mouse being kept at MN Pocket Pet Rescue.

Machu has all his shots.

From Machu's current caretaker:

Read more about how to adopt Machu on Petfinder.

Machu is up in the morning a lot, it's fun to wake up and have Machu up and running around! He is inquisitive, energetic and sweet.

Picchu, mouse

Picchu is a male mouse currently residing at MN Pocket Pet Rescue.

He has all his shots.

Notes from Picchu's caretakers:

Read more about Picchu on Petfinder.

Personality: Inquisitive, Playful, Energetic, Nervous, Mouthy (puts mouth on you but does not bite down, usually thinking your fingers are food). He is curious about cats.

Pisa, mouse

Pisa is a male mouse being kept at MN Pocket Pet Rescue.

From Pisa's current caretaker:

Read more about how to adopt Pisa on Petfinder.

Pisa likes to run on his wheel, burrow, and climb! Pisa tends to be more active throughout the night and in the morning. He is generally handled in the evening.  

Loot, mouse

Loot is a charming male mouse currently residing at MN Pocket Pet Rescue.

He has been vaccinated.

Loot's current caretakers say:

Read more about Loot on Petfinder.

Loot likes to run in your hands. It is cute to go say hi and he sticks his head out of the bedding, mouth open a little, cheeks and nose sniffing, looking up, I feel like he is saying, “Oh, hi there!" His facial features are very adorable, he has so much character in such a small bundle. 

Spell, mouse

Spell is a charming male mouse in the care of MN Pocket Pet Rescue.

He has been vaccinated.

Spell's current caretakers say:

Read more about how to adopt Spell on Petfinder.

Spell is an explorer. If the lid to his bin is left open he will climb up his water bottle and jump right out! 

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