rr damage2

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (11/1/13) - Rowdy Rescue is a non-profit, no-kill animal rescue in Slaughters, Kentucky. Since 2008, Rowdy Rescue has saved the lives of over 500 animals ranging from strays to pets in kill shelters. If you have ever had a pet you know of the unconditional love, compassion, and loyalty these furry companions bring into the lives of mankind.

Now, the animals need your compassion more than ever. During last night’s severe storms, high winds blew a sycamore tree onto five out of the six kennels on the property of Rowdy Rescue destroying them. The kennels that were destroyed housed up to eight dogs. In order for the rescue to continue to be a bridge to a new forever home for these animals, new kennels are needed ASAP.

If you can donate a chain link kennel or donate the money to purchase one to Rowdy Rescue, it would be greatly appreciated. To donate, please call 270-584-4499 or send a check payment to: Rowdy Rescue, P.O. Box 94, Slaughters, Ky. 42456. You can also email them at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Remember that all donations are tax deductible.

Rowdy Rescue is always looking for people to foster as well. Fostering a pet makes such a big difference in the lives of these animals, in that it gives them a comfortable and loving temporary home.

Looking for a fur baby to call your own? Go to rowdyrescue.petfinder.com or their Facebook page and check out their pets looking for their forever home.

Animals are not property or “things’ but rather living organisms, subjects of a life, who are worthy of our compassion, respect, friendship, and support. - Marc Bekoff

By Gayla Miller, Columnist

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Weather Sponsored by

1 DOW 17,084.49
+33.74 (0.20%)    
2 S&P 2,014.89
+1.46 (0.07%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,830.47
+19.68 (0.41%)    

Stock Report Sponsored by

In Other News...

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - Oct. 9, 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/9/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Oct. 9. David W.… Read More

Travis Ipox Appointed as New Agency Manager of Hopkins County Farm Bureau

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (10/9/15) — Travis Ipox, has been appointed as the new agency manager with Kentucky Farm Bureau… Read More

Most Read This Week

October 06, 2015 4885

County Passes Occupational Tax Ordinance

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 4811

Alleged Attempt to Hide Meth in Doughnuts Results…

by SurfKY News
October 05, 2015 4129

Four Charged with Drug Offenses after Motel…

by SurfKY News
October 06, 2015 3820

Dawson Man Charged with Cultivating Marijuana,…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 3295

Vehicle Overturns during Two-Car Collision

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read This Month

September 16, 2015 13467

Mining Accident Fatality - Update

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 30, 2015 11527

Dawson Woman Dead After Princeton Factory…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

October 10, 2015 2354

25-Mile Car Chase on Pennyrile Ends in Two Arrests

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 903

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 894

Travis Ipox Appointed as New Agency Manager of…

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 829

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 693

OPINION: No Simple Answer to Violent Attacks

by Ron Sanders
October 09, 2015 662

2016 Kynect Open Enrollment Period Begins Nov. 1

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 588

Rider Killed in Motorcycle Collision with Bucket…

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 562

LG&E, KU Utility-Scale Solar Facility…

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 496

McConnell Comments on Court Decision Halting WOTUS

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 477

A.G. Conway Issues Statement Regarding Sixth…

by SurfKY News