From Furry to Feathery, Cheap Pets for the Holidays

puppy - affordable pets for the holiday
puppy - affordable pets for the holiday

Want to give a living, breathing gift for Christmas?

Here are a few low-cost pets to ponder for the holidays. Unlike dogs or cats, which can run up big bills and require care your family might not be ready to provide, the following critters won't take a big bite out of your budget or lifestyle, according to our experts.