Category: Stories (others)

  • The Cyberjaya Cat Park (Sepang Municipal Council)

    Kudos to the Sepang Municipal Council for keeping the Cyberjaya Cat Park running well! The news: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2024/04/12/stray-cats-in-sepang-living-a-charmed-life The park only takes in street cats, not those surrendered by people. Can other municipal councils consider setting up such parks for dogs and cats too? While ideally, CNRM is the most compassionate way to control the street…

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  • The MBSA operation has been shelved

    Here are some news after yesterday’s meeting between MBSA and certain organisations. From the NST: https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2024/04/1033636/mbsa-heeds-tengku-permaisuri-selangors-advice-improving-stray-dog From FMT: https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2024/04/02/shah-alam-city-council-to-shelve-culling-of-stray-dogs-says-activist/ The only change we have noted is that the Task Force Operation has been shelved for now. But there are no immediate changes to anything else. Caught dogs will still be sent to PAWS (the pound)…

  • More on the MBSA planned dog catching

    TheStar summarises the whole fiasco here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2024/04/01/tengku-permaisuri-selangor-speaks-out-against-mbsa039s-planned-stray-hunt After MBSA’s initial plan drew flak from animal lovers, it claimed that its operation involved PAWS. When PAWS asserted that they were never informed about it nor will they ever agree to such an operation, now MBSA claims that it was just using a “scare tactic” on its…

  • DYMM Tengku Permaisuri Selangor criticises MBSA’s upcoming dog catching

    We would like to convey our deepest gratitude to DYMM Tengku Permaisuri Selangor for speaking up for the street dogs in the MBSA area and for all street animals. The news: https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2024/04/1033036/tengku-permaisuri-selangor-criticises-mbsas-upcoming-dog-catching From theStar: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2024/04/01/tengku-permaisuri-selangor-speaks-out-against-mbsa039s-planned-stray-hunt We hope all local councils will give serious consideration to DYMM’s suggestions and advice and adopt more compassionate methods to…

  • Please do not kill off street dogs, MBSA

    We read with grave concern, the decision and plans of the MBSA council: https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2024/03/30/dont-kill-off-stray-dogs-group-pleads-with-city-council/ We strongly appeal to MBSA to reconsider their plans and opt for neutering and returning to colony under the care of feeders in the area. Street dogs are only there because they have no where else to go. Some of them…

  • Putin was lost for three weeks (but is now safely home)

    Ref: https://myanimalcare.org/2024/03/29/putins-updates-the-formerly-scrawny-fip-cat-treated-with-molnupiravir/ Putin is not only an FIP survivor (using the human-grade drug, Molnupiravir), his owner told me that Putin was lost for THREE whole weeks recently. Luckily she has a cat chat group with the surrounding residents and she sent out the alert. A kind resident found Putin in a different apartment area, rescued…

  • Putin’s updates (the formerly scrawny FIP cat treated with Molnupiravir)

    Ref: https://myanimalcare.org/2023/11/23/putin-the-fip-cat-treated-with-molnupiravir-an-update/ I dropped into my friend’s shop to visit Putin this afternoon and was so pleasantly surprised to see how well Putin looks now. Take a look at him! Putin was rescued last year, diagnosed with FIP, thin, scrawny and weak. His vet recommended Molnupiravir instead of the popular GS441524 (injectables and oral). My…

  • Now, THIS is how you brush a cat’s teeth!

    Ming-Yi sent these videos! Dorami and Mina are incredibly obliging! Are you able to do this with your cats?  None of ours will oblige for so long!

  • NGOs highlight ill effects of fireworks on animals (an FMT article)

    Thank you very much, FMT, for writing about this! The article: https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/leisure/2024/03/11/ngos-highlight-ill-effects-of-fireworks-on-animals/

  • Stop the mass murder of crows

    This government has a long way to go in animal rights. We have to speak up for the voiceless. The news: https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2024/03/08/stop-mass-murder-of-crows-animal-rights-group-tell-council/ Just as I used to speak up for Subang Jaya years ago when Operasi Gagak was always carried out. Clean up your drains, for goodness’ sake. Stop your humans from throwing litter all…

  • Food aid for Uncle Lee’s Dogs

    Donors: Donors from Pastorale Charity Concert 2023, donors from Touch ‘n Go, two anonymous donors, Ahmad Amir Kamil, Avant Pet Sdn Bhd, Bunny’s Place & Ginger’s Catio, Chim Siew Choon, Ho Yuen Foon, Ipoh Buddhist Dhamma Association, Khoo Ming-Yi, Kok Khee Wee, Kwan Pei Kuan, Mong Looi, NandaLeonie Hong Siew Lan, Persatuan Buddhist Hilir Perak,…

  • Cactus leather saves 1 billion animals!

    All about cactus leather: https://www.youtube.com/shorts/_DUyJtNnfg8 Here’s the company in Mexico that is producing this animal-friendly and eco-friendly cactus leather: https://www.greenmatters.com/p/vegan-cactus-leather-desserto  

  • Mersing dugong and seagrass home to get protection

    The news: https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2024/03/01/mersing-dugong-and-seagrass-home-to-get-protection/ Excerpts: The fisheries department is in the process of gazetting the waters around the Mersing cluster of islands in Johor to provide protection for the dugong and its seagrass habitat. The department said these islands are the only place in Peninsular Malaysia where the dugongs can be found. Photo credit: Facebook pic…