Saturday, February 16, 2013

Backdoor Friends Purebred Cat Rescue

Thursday, I announced the results of the Share the Love Fundraiser that I have been running for the past few weeks. All of the proceeds,$100, are going to a wonderful cause - the Backdoor Friends Purebred Cat Rescue in Farmington Hills, MI. This charity was selected by Stephanie Newman from The Musings of a Crazy Cat Lady. I didn't really get to talk much about the Backdoor Friends in the announcement post and would like to share a little bit more about them today.

Backdoor Friends Purebred Cat Rescue is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that is "no-kill". They have been around helping kitties since 1998. While their name states that they are a purebred cat rescue, they help other non-purebred cats as well. The rescue has several foster parents where the cats can stay until they are ready for adoption and find new forever homes. All cats are vaccinated and fully vetted before going to their new homes. Kittens who are adopted under 6 months of age are offered a rebate upon their spay/neuter procedure.

All of the funds that everyone helped raised are specifically going to a special kitty named Rory. Stephanie recently shared Rory's story (you can read it here). Not long ago, Rory had an accident in which he broke leg. Fortunately, a veterinarian was able to fix his leg, but orthopedic surgeries can be very expensive. The procedure was $3000. He's doing well after his surgery and currently stays with his foster mom, but he is still looking for his forever home. He is expected to make a full recovery from the broken leg.

Photo courtesy of Anne Klein

If you would like to donate to the Backdoor Friends Purebred Cat Rescue, you can send a donation to the following address:

35562 Grand River Ave.
Farminton Hills, MI

Interested in adopting a cat from Backdoor Friends? Visit their Petfinder page here! Backdoor Friends is also on Facebook so please be sure to go and give them a "like". And of course, you can visit their website for more information about everything they do.


  1. What a wonderful organization...and Rory is SUCH a sweetie!
    (...I used to live on 13 mile Drive in Farmington Hills! )

    xo, Glogirly

  2. Great organization. I liked them on facebook!

  3. Sweet Rory, I'm purring that you find your perfect forever home.

  4. That's a great organization ;o) but I feel sorry for the poor kitty with the "loudspeaker" - cone ...

  5. Oh we are so glad Rory found that great shelter. Glad the money went to them. Have a great day.

  6. That sounds like a great organization to help. Thanks for all you've done for them.

  7. Sounds like a great organization. Have a super Saturday.
    Best wishes Molly

  8. I am duly impressed!

  9. That is so awesome what you have done to help them! Rory looks handsome! I can't wait to hear when he finds a forever home!

  10. Such a wonderful bunch and we all send many, many purrs to that handsome Rory!

  11. Ann, thanks for writing such a great post about my friends at Backdoor Friends Purebred Cat Rescue. I'll let you know when Rory is ready for adoption. Once he's ready, you can bet he'll be my Adoptable Cat Of The Week on my blog.

    1. It's so great that you share all of these kitties that need homes Stephanie. Thanks for introducing me to such a wonderful organization.


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