About Bideawee

Finding loving homes for rescued animals since 1903. Bideawee’s mission is to be Greater New York’s leader in rescuing, caring for, and placing homeless cats and dogs with people who love them.

Our Partners

Bideawee is fortunate to count a wide variety of caring organizations and companies as members of the Bideawee community.

Our History

Bideawee's founder Mrs. Flora D'Auby Jenkins Kibbe transplanted this idea of a “no Kill” shelter to New York City and by the end of 1903, she was operating a similar program out of a small building near her home in Manhattan. She called it Bide-A-Wee Home Association.

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