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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

July 30, 2015 4130

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3988

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2778

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2580

Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 04, 2015 2331

Hopkins School System Has More Hiring to Do

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16969

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15939

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 04, 2015 2331

Hopkins School System Has More Hiring to Do

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 04, 2015 1712

No. 9 Steakhouse Owners Working to Rebuild Dream

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 04, 2015 1704

UPDATE: AT&T Says All Service Restored

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 04, 2015 998

School Board Chairman Resigns

by SurfKY News
August 04, 2015 913

Two Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
August 04, 2015 849

Riddle Insurance Moves Madisonville Regional…

by Ron Sanders
August 04, 2015 792

Madisonville Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
August 04, 2015 722

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports

by SurfKY News
August 04, 2015 596

UPDATE: Escaped Inmate Captured, Incarcerated

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 513

Whitfield Vows to Fight Obama's Legacy Clean…

by SurfKY News