Category Archive: News


August 27, 2017

Freya’s Story – terrified pup saved from pound

As many of you will know here at Rain Rescue we are primarily here to save dogs due to be put to sleep in the local stray dog pounds. It is the reason we were founded and continues to be our driving motivation for the work we do, and it’s stories like Freya’s that really […]


August 8, 2017

Happy International Cat Day!

We are celebrating International Cat Day today with all things Feline. We have lots of cats and kittens available for adoption, if you’ve room in your heart and home be sure to check them out HERE. Our Cat Calendar competition is also still taking entries … be in with a chance to have your photo […]


August 5, 2017

Support our Snip N Chip Campaign

This campaign is proudly sponsored by Michael George Commercials, S60 1BD Right now in South Yorkshire we are suffering a cat crisis. The number of unwanted and abandoned cats and kittens is on the increase. August 1st saw the launch of the Cat Smart project in Sheffield offering FREE neutering and chipping for cats in […]


August 1, 2017


GIVE A DOG A HAPPILY EVER AFTER Yesterday our day ended in tears. Tears at the sheer volume of pressure on us to help so many animals in need. Tears at the distress one of the dogs in kennels who cannot understand where his owner has gone. Tears at how people can be so heartless. […]


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) […]