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REFURBISHED PETS OF SOUTHERN MICHIGAN
April 9, 2013

RPSM is the best ! They seriously care about the pets they rescue and adopt, and that love shows in the wonderufl animals and the happy people who adopt them. The prison program is fantastic, a definite win, Win, WIN for everyone. I highly recommend this program to anyone searching for a wonder new addition to their family, and wish that more people could foster and adopt rescue animals.

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

MY ROLE:
Client Served

REFURBISHED PETS OF SOUTHERN MICHIGAN
November 2, 2012

I had lost my best friend of 12 years, Zeek, and was looking at pet finder. The sweetest little face caught my eye. He was Buttons, a RPSM rescue. I knew I wanted him, so I filled out an application. It seemed crazy at first, the references, vet check, and even a home interview. The more I went through the process, the more sense it made. There are too many bad people out there who abuse dogs, and some are, well, basically ignorant of what a pet entails. They are a member of the family, and require love, attention, discipline and vet care. The fence requirement almost ended it for me, but the meeting with Kathy B. changed that, she realized I knew what I was doing and also that "Buttons" now Butters, had the qualities that would fit with me and no fence. It seemed like forever while I waited, the updates from the prison helped, and man was I ready when my adoption day came ! I have had wonderful experiences with RPSM, their compassion and concern for the animals is the tops, and Kathy B. was, and is, a wonderful foster (and now a great friend, she probably gets sick of my calls and pic posts...lol). Diane was very helpful with the updates also. It was well worth the wait, and almost a year later, Butters and I are both happy and healthy, and fence free, and I have met wonderful people with the same compassion for fur kids as I have. Wish I could do more. I am glad I could hook up Sheri and Penny and Barkley, I will continue to try to match people and pets. I think if everyone was as intuitive as Kathy with the fence issue, more would possibly be adopted, but I do understand the concerns.

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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A little

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Okay

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

MY ROLE:
Volunteer