In one other effort to ease METHUEN overcrowding, the MSPCA and Northeast Animal Shelter just lately introduced they’ll waive adoption charges for guinea pigs, rabbits and small birds from September 24-25.
It’s the fourth time this yr that organizations have waived adoption charges as their shelters in Boston, Methuen, Hyannis and Salem are being pushed to breaking level.
In keeping with the MSCPA and NEAS, there are about 200 rabbits, guinea pigs and birds which are in want of loving houses—and extra are on the best way.
“Not solely are cages full, however we’re additionally operating out of foster houses,” stated Brian Rogers, assistant director of adoption facilities and packages at MSPCA-Angel. “We actually want adopters to step up and provides these animals the loving houses they deserve.”
A number of the animals up for adoption embrace Alvin, a three-year-old guinea pig, parrot Sebastian and Flounder, Nala a six-year-old rabbit, Penny, a seven-month-old rabbit, Chocolate a two-year-old. A feminine guinea pig and a willow, a seven-month-old rabbit.
Anybody who adopts a pet this weekend will save between $15 and $85. On-line registration is offered at mspca.org/feewaived and neas.org/feewaived.