Looking for a new, furry friend to hang out with during those long summer nights?

This week, HuffPost Chicago presents its latest group of local pets up for adoption via a number of Chicago-area animal shelters. To our knowledge, they've all been spayed or neutered and are up to date with their vaccinations.

If this slideshow doesn't satisfy your cute animal fix, be sure to check out past features linked below the gallery either by scrolling down or clicking here. Many of the previously featured animals still are in need of forever homes.

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  • Beeny

    Beeny is a male 1-year-old Shepherd/Terrier mix. Visit Beeny at PAWS Chicago, 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue, Chicago. <a href="http://www.pawschicago.org" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call 773-935-PAWS for more information.

  • Minnie

    Minnie is a female 6-year-old black cat. Visit Minnie at PAWS Chicago, 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue, Chicago. <a href="http://www.pawschicago.org" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call 773-935-PAWS for more information.

  • Mama Mia

    Mama Mia is a female 8-year-old tuxedo cat. Visit Mama Mia at PAWS Chicago, 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue, Chicago. <a href="http://www.pawschicago.org" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call 773-935-PAWS for more information.

  • Chico

    Chico is a male 4-year-old Terrier Mix. Visit Chico at the Naperville Area Humane Society at 1620 W. Diehl Road in Naperville. <a href="http://www.napervilleareahumanesociety.org/" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call (630) 420-8989 for more information.

  • Chumley

    Chumley is a male dwarf rabbit. Visit Chumley at the Red Door Animal Shelter, 2410 W. Lunt Ave., Chicago. <a href="http://www.reddoorshelter.org/" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call (773) 764-2242 for more information.

  • Kobo

    Kobo is a male 5-year-old orange tabby. Visit Kobo at PAWS Chicago, 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue, Chicago. <a href="http://www.pawschicago.org" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call 773-935-PAWS for more information.

  • Dusty

    Dusty is a male 1-year-old Border Collie. Visit Dusty at PAWS Chicago, 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue, Chicago. <a href="http://www.pawschicago.org" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call 773-935-PAWS for more information.

  • Charla

    Charla is a female 9-month-old Shepherd Mix. Visit Charla at the Naperville Area Humane Society at 1620 W. Diehl Road in Naperville. <a href="http://www.napervilleareahumanesociety.org/" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call (630) 420-8989 for more information.

  • August

    August is a male 1-year-old terrier. Visit August at PAWS Chicago, 1997 N. Clybourn Avenue, Chicago. <a href="http://www.pawschicago.org" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call 773-935-PAWS for more information.

  • Gene Parmesean

    Gene Parmesean is a male 2-3-year-old domestic shorthair. Visit Gene Parmesean at the Red Door Animal Shelter, 2410 W. Lunt Ave., Chicago. <a href="http://www.reddoorshelter.org/" target="_hplink">Click here</a> or call (773) 764-2242 for more information.

  • How to Adopt a Pet

    Adopting a pet can be exciting but also a little overwhelming. There are several things you must consider and proper paperwork that you'll need to have. Before you run to your local shelter, find out everything you'll need to know before you get there.