Jul. 30—SALEM — In the pet world, dogs and cats are on top.
But this weekend Northeast Animal Shelter and the MSPCA-Angell want people to think small. After all, there are other pets that are warm and fuzzy, or who can do neat tricks.
On Saturday and Sunday, the shelter will hold an “adoptathon” event by waiving the adoption fee for all small pets, from mice and gerbils to hamsters, guinea pigs and rabbits and even birds.
Mike Keiley, director of adoption centers and programs at the MSPCA-Angell, and interim executive director at Northeast Animal Shelter, said the shelters