PRESS RELEASE : APPEAL TO HELP SICK AND INJURED PETS

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Press Release: 31st August 2016

RAIN RESCUE APPEALS TO HELP SICK AND INJURED ANIMALS

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 Yorkshire based animal welfare charity Rain Rescue are appealing to the kind hearted public to help with their ever growing vet bills treating some of the regions sickest abandoned animals. The charity established in 2002, sees a year on year rise in the number of animals needing to be treated for neglect. 

Lauren Sanderson, Deputy Charity Manager says ‘The majority of the animals who come to us have been abandoned on the streets and are in desperate need of medical attention. Our vet bills are around £30,000 each year. We receive no government or lottery funding, without the support of the public we cannot continue.’

Just in the last two weeks the charity has taken in and treated Pops a 15 year old boy, abandoned in the stray kennels in a starved state, Chester another dog with horrific ear and eye infections which have been left untreated, as well as Muffin one of many tiny kittens saved from the streets with horrendous cat flu. All of which will have been suffering and in pain without the treatment they so desperately needed.

 In the last 12 months Rain Rescue has rescued and rehomed 453 dogs and cats from crisis situations.

If you can make donation to help Rain Rescue continue saving lives of abandoned dogs and cats please send cash or cheques to Summerfield Lodge, Moat Lane, Wickersley, Rotherham, S66 1DZ, or visit their website www.rainrescue.co.uk. You can also donate from your mobile by texting ‘RAIN04 £1/2/5/10’ to 70070.

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Notes to editors:

Rain Rescue are a South Yorkshire based animal welfare charity, founded in 2002, they aim to help pets and their owners in times of severe crisis, like dogs facing being put to sleep in local authority kennels, cats abandoned on the streets as well as helping owners with pets in times of hardship such as bereavement and families facing eviction from their homes.

Contact Details :

In relation to this release : Lauren Sanderson 07725888207 / lauren@rainrescue.co.uk

General Enquiries : 07725888207 / info@rainrescue.co.uk

Rescue and Rehoming : 07725888207 / enquiries@rainrescue.co.uk

About Rain Rescue

  • Rain Rescue was founded in 2002 and became a registered charity in 2006. (no 1115089)
  • To date, Rain Rescue has saved the lives of thousands of dogs and cats in the South Yorkshire region.
  • Rain Rescue are full members of the Association of Dogs and Cats Home.

Posted on August 31, 2016
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