SALEM, MA — The Northeast Animal Shelter will host one other in its collection of small-pet adoptathons this weekend because the Salem shelter joins with MSCPA-Angell to seek out endlessly properties for dozens of guinea pigs, rabbits and small birds following a latest rabbit rescue.
The occasion is being held amid an pressing name for adopters. The MSPCA shelters in Boston, Methuen, and Cape Cod, in addition to the Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem, are being “pushed to the bounds for housing small animals” following the latest legislation enforcement seizure of 19 rabbits.
Particulars of that seizure haven’t been launched, and the MSPCA stated they can’t touch upon the continuing investigation.
There are practically 200 guinea pigs, rabbits, and birds accessible with each cage on the shelters full throughout the state and with many extra small animals anticipated to be surrendered quickly.
“Not solely are the cages full, however we’re working out of foster properties as nicely,” stated Bryn Rogers, assistant director of adoption facilities and packages on the MSPCA-Angell. “We actually want adopters to step up and provides these animals the loving properties they deserve.”
These adopting the little fellas this weekend can accomplish that with the adoption price waived.
Adopters will save $85 per rabbit, $30 per guinea pig and between $15 and $45 per chook. This cash could be re-applied to care prices for the brand new pet.
Adopters wanting so as to add a small pet to their household can go to right here to register for the occasion and take a look at animals accessible to be adopted in Salem.
Sebastian and Flounder are two parakeets accessible at this weekend’s fee-free adoption occasion at Salem’s Northeast Animal Shelter and MSPCA-Angell shelters. (MSPCA-Angell)
(Scott Souza is a Patch discipline editor masking Beverly, Danvers, Marblehead, Peabody, Salem and Swampscott. He could be reached at Scott.Souza@Patch.com. Twitter: @Scott_Souza.)