How pet owners (or rescuers) cross the line to become animal hoarders

The article: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/tender-paws/202206/how-pet-owners-cross-the-line-become-animal-hoarders

The purpose of sharing this article is for education. To all new pet owners and rescuers, please do not cross the line to become animal hoarders in your fervour to save and rescue.

What is an animal hoarder? According to the article:

Also known as “Noah’s Syndrome,” animal hoarding is defined by […]

The late Adibah Noor’s cats

The news: https://worldofbuzz.com/animal-shelter-in-selangor-offers-to-look-after-late-adibah-noors-cats-for-free/?fbclid=IwAR3uYKFkA-zzsrDfLqPhiD91eH4Rp14eQNS7gi7LunmiUL_pjojkJ8m7OTs&fs=e&s=cl

A timely reminder to all of us caregivers and pet parents – we have to make plans for our pets. Life is uncertain.

An update: https://www.malaymail.com/news/showbiz/2022/06/21/entertainer-adibah-noors-cats-to-be-cared-for-by-her-sister-pa-following-her-death/13417

Take these wings and let it fly

We put Birdy back in the nest yesterday with a slight glimmer of hope that perhaps Bella could do something to revive him. Bella did come back and spent some time at the nest.

But after that, Bella and Felix no longer came back. I waited, but they did not come back anymore. Not in […]

Global food revolution: Eating “meat” without harming animals!

The video: https://www.facebook.com/myanimalcare.org/posts/5321362434618333

A brief history of house cats

The brief article: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/a-brief-history-of-house-cats-158390681/

The last sentence sent me into bouts of laughter!

After all, how often do you see a movie’s maniacal arch-villain, as he lounges in a comfy chair and plots the world’s destruction, stroke the head of a Golden Retriever?

It’s just so funny!

 

Understanding the human aspect of animal hoarding (and more)

The article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2583418/

It says:

An animal hoarder is defined as someone who has accumulated a large number of animals and who: 1) fails to provide minimal standards of nutrition, sanitation, and veterinary care; 2) fails to act on the deteriorating condition of the animals (including disease, starvation or death) and the environment (severe overcrowding, […]

Local residents protect eagle in Subang Jaya Park

The news: https://www.malaymail.com/news/life/2022/07/04/eagle-spotted-in-subang-jaya-given-food-and-water-by-residents-locals-hope-for-quick-perhilitan-rescue-video/15651?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=Social&utm_channel=Echobox&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1656917463

The sad, sad “entitleMEnt mentality” of the human species

In Cantonese it’s called the “ying-koi” mentality.

The “entitlement mentality” – the backlash that we have to endure when we are no longer able to help someone whom we have been helping before due to (1) lack of funds, (2) changes in policies or (3) violation of policies on the part of the recipient (especially […]

Adopting an older dog – Chris Evans’ experience

Here’s the story: https://www.malaymail.com/news/showbiz/2022/06/21/us-actor-chris-evans-says-adopting-a-dog-was-best-decision-of-his-life-video/13392