RIP Yogi – The End of an Era

For those of you who have followed Rain for a long time, you will remember little Yogi, this little dog that we got out of the put-down pens in a pound, awaiting his fate of being put down on Monday. Steve brought him home, and we bathed his wounds and sores and helped him to […]

Gizmo is The Star of the show!

Our very own Gizmo’s rescue story has been featured in The Star newspaper! A spirited old Jack Russell, he is now settling into his forever home with our very own volunteer Pat Davey and is loving life again. Read more here: https://www.thestar.co.uk/…/dog-missing-35-teeth-gets…

Temporarily Closure of Our Rental Fields

Due to the spread of a contagious dog illness across Yorkshire, we have temporarily closed the rental of our dog fields to the public. It’s important to us that we are proactive in keeping everyone’s dogs safe and healthy. For dog owners, we recommend: Making sure your dogs are up to date with their vaccines […]

“Twelve Days of Christmas” gets noticed!

We are proud to feature in the Rotherham Advertiser, celebrating the success of our “Twelve Days of Christmas” appeal video launched in December. In Case you missed it – Here is our Twelve Days of Christmas fabulous video Here is the shortened version Thank you to every kind person that supported the appeal to provide […]

We featured on Look North!

We were very excited to be featured as a news story on Look North on 6th January 2021. Our cattery manager Robyn discussed the increased pressure and challenges we have faced since Covid began. Since the pandemic began, stray cats have been breeding uncontrollably on the streets & spreading feline diseases and we’ve been working […]

Goodbye 2021, Hello 2022!

As we say goodbye to 2021, I think, “Thank goodness and good riddance.” It’s been a year of hardship and pain, with lots of stress and a lot of pain. We see so much sadness, some days you wonder why you do it, but then, you have a chat with a new adopter, a volunteer, […]

Happy New Year from the Cattery Team!

Let’s hope 2022 is better than 2021! I’m sure we can speak for everyone 2021 was a tough year, but here in the cattery we have had an amazing year to say the current situation. We had: 309 cat intakes. 35 kittens born on site. 19 kittens born in foster. 14 cats brought in and […]

Donation Boxes

Do you know a good spot for one of our collection boxes? We are always looking for more ways to raise essential funds to help pets like Smokey and Debbie here. If you or someone you know could have a collection box in your place of work then email fundraising@rainrescue.co.uk get in touch!! We raise […]

Will you “Buy a Christmas Dinner?”

We are excited to promote our new 2021 Christmas appeal: ‘Buy a Christmas Dinner.’ We work tirelessly 365 days of the year to care for homeless cats and dogs who have nowhere else to go. This year we have served up a massive 12,063 dinners to animals in our care. We are now asking for […]