We are more than 5-months post fire and we are starting to wrap up operations. Due to Right of Entry requirements, we had to relocate from our current location. We have been trying, our best, to minimize our expenses, but this move has put a strain on our resources. We need to get all of the animals off the hill as soon as possible! They are in toxic conditions and need HELP! We really appreciate all of the support that so many people have shown us!!! Thank u!!
Animals have a way of making their way even in a disaster, but they still need help along the way. FUR; Friends United in Rescue is an all volunteer organization that sets out to help these animals to find food and safe shelter in and after disasters, as well as special situations that require intervention.
Our amazing team of regulars and part-time volunteers are committed to helping our animals. We take our convictions and turn them into action. Think you would be a good fit? We would love to have you! We have all types of jobs to fit your talents! Dedicated volunteers are essential to the successful operation of Friends United in Rescue. Volunteers are needed to help facilitate rescue operations, which include cleaning, food preparation, administrative support for field workers, and helping ensure that cats are in good health. Thank you for your interest in helping in the recovery of our community.
Friends of Camp Fire Cats was formed in 2018, as the Camp Fire was still raging in the Butte County areas of Paradise and Magalia. Many of the shelter resources within Butte County were full within days of the fire beginning which left this group wondering “how can we help?” With the help of a local resident, base camp was formed in Paradise and we were able to keep helping animals. As many owners are not in the Paradise/Magalia area, the need to house the cats became apparent and our group has grown from there. We all adhere to the key mission, which is to help as many cats and residents with their cats from the Camp Fire.
Friends United in Rescue is the name we officially registered, knowing we would want to help out the community for the long haul.
We focus on making the maximum positive effort. Our members and volunteers provide the momentum that helps us do good work. Using community driven models, we take actions that make a long-lasting difference. We have found that even cats that were trapped inside houses were able to escape unscathed. Do not assume your cat has perished. Request to have a feeding station and trail cameras set up at your property. If we spot your cat we can set up a trap.
Your support and contributions will enable us to help animals, when disaster strikes. Your generous donation will fund our mission.