The Rain Rescue Blog

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July 15, 2017

2018 Cat Calendar Competition

2018 CAT CALENDAR COMPETITION We want your photos! We would like to feature YOUR cats in our 2018 Rain Rescue Cat Calendar. The competition is open to everyone and free to enter. You can enter as many times as you like, but please don’t go crazy! Closing date for entries is August 20th and the […]

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July 6, 2017

250TH LIFE SAVED OF 2017 – SWEET MASTIFF WITH CHERRY EYE

250TH LIFE OF 2017 SAVED Did you know this week marks 15 years since Rain Rescue began. Originally formed as a small volunteer group by our founder Jacquie to to try and raise awareness of the plight of stray dogs in local authority pounds and the conditions they were kept in. Since it began Rain […]

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June 26, 2017

EMERGENCY APPEAL FLO IS IN VETS ON DRIP & MORRIS

EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR FLO We are all so upset and worried as last night we had to take Flo over to the vet hospital. She’s been having tremors and has gone very flat. On checking her temperature she’s massive 41 degrees! Flo was saved from the pound just a couple of weeks ago and is […]

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May 24, 2017

Kennel & Cattery Volunteers NEEDED

We have a LIMITED number of Cattery Volunteer spaces available and will be running an induction at 2pm on 1st June, if you love cats, like cleaning and want to help those in need we’d love to hear from you. We also have some availability for Kennel Volunteers, involving cleaning and walking : www.rainrescue.co.uk/volunteer

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May 6, 2017

Vote for Rain Rescue to Win £5000!

Sheffield Mutual Friendly Society have asked their members to nominate their favourite charities to be in with a chance of winning £5000! We are delighted to have been chosen as a finalist. Vote now and help us win … https://www.sheffieldmutual.com/2017-charity-award

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April 14, 2017

SPECIAL APPEAL FOR PERKINS THE WHIPPET

SPECIAL APPEAL FOR PERKINS THE WHIPPET This sweet boy desperately needs out of kennels. He’s only a baby but suffers from separation anxiety. He is looking for a home (or foster home) where he will not be left and who can dedicate the time to training him to be more confident alone. Read more about […]

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April 5, 2017

Mabel and Yogi visit Sheltered Housing

Today Yogi and Mabel, 2 of our Rain Rescue mascot dogs paid a visit to older people living at the Park View Lodge sheltered housing accommodation in Hillsborough as they were enjoying a coffee morning. As you can see fun was had by all … Mabel and Yogi especially appreciated the little nibbles of cake! […]

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March 22, 2017

Burt Get’s Clipped and de-Ticked!

Poor Burt, what a terrible state he is. This sweetie has been left on the streets to go to rack and ruin. His fur was horrendously matted but through the hairs we spotted a huge tick! There was no way a treatment was getting through those knots so he had to be clipped off. Full […]

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March 18, 2017

Burt : Poor cat saved from the streets

SPECIAL APPEAL FOR BURT Meet Burt, saved yesterday from the streets, as you can see this poor boy is in a terrible state. Matted and covered in bald patches, filled with flea dirt and underweight. Thanks to some teamwork of Rain Rescue and kind member of the public who found Burt (our name for him) […]