Category Archive: News


July 23, 2017

Neuter Your Cat Appeal – Rotherham : Reduced Cost Neutering

NEUTER YOUR CAT APPEAL People of South Yorkshire, we need you to read this, share it and take action. We have a cat problem. In the last 12 months we have taken in, cared for and found loving new homes for 327 cats and kittens. Over 150 of these were mum cats or kittens abandoned […]


July 6, 2017


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 […]


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 :


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) […]


March 11, 2017

Sour Cherry Visit Us Here At The Centre

The lovely ladies over at Sour Cherry popped over to visit us here at the centre today, after raising over £2700 through the sale of their glitter cat necklaces and Marley pins we thought they deserved to come and see first hand the difference their donation makes to the lives of homeless pets right here in South […]


March 9, 2017

PRESS RELEASE : Give Staffies A Chance

Press Release 8/3/2017 Give Staffies a Chance South Yorkshire animal charity Rain Rescue is appealing for potential adopters to give a Staffordshire Bull Terrier a chance. ‘We have just had one of our busiest weekends ever in terms of adoptions with a total of seven dogs finding their forever homes. For a small charity like us […]


February 24, 2017

Bursting at the seams again …

Yesterday we returned to the pound to save two more in need (photos to follow just letting them settle in!) … and today we took back a lad who we rehomed this time last year as sadly despite trying it just hasn’t worked out in the home. No one’s fault and truly heartbreaking for all […]


February 9, 2017

A Gift In Your Will – Save Future Generations

Did you know that Rain Rescue receives no government or lottery funding and therefore relies solely on the generosity of kind people like you to fund the vital work we do right here in Yorkshire. We operate from a rented site in Rotherham, but know that our future relies on securing an owned site to […]


February 9, 2017


OFFICIAL STATEMENT 8/2/17 We’ve had a couple of enquiries at Rain Rescue recently regarding where our dogs / cats are rescued from and we think its important that we’re clear about this for all our adopters, supporters and potential adopters out there. Rain Rescue does not import dogs from overseas – we work very hard […]