The alleged dog-burning case in Johor and the need for public outcry

Just when animal lovers are still reeling in shock over the dog-beating case in Kinrara and still praying of Furby’s safety and wellbeing, we received this news on Saturday: A man in Johor had allegedly burned his dog just because the dog had allegedly bitten his slippers.

The man’s name and contact number were […]

Sabah scraps project in order to protect pygmy elephants

The news: http://m.thestar.com.my/story.aspx?hl=Sabah-scraps-Sukau-bridge-project&sec=news&id=%7B07848D88-7B3E-421B-AA40-2395C467D2A2%7D

In March, the Guardian newspaper published an article highlighting Sir David Attenborough’s concerns over the proposed bridge that would span 350m across the Kinabatangan River, threatening one of the last sanctuaries of the rare Bornean pygmy elephant.

“If I may say so, that headline broke the camel’s back,” Mannan said.

“It made […]

Dog and cat blood types and blood transfusion

This article might be useful for dogs and cats seeking blood donation: http://www.theveterinaryexpert.com/blood-transfusions/dog-and-cat-blood-types/

What happens if a dog receives blood of a different type to their own?

The reason blood types are considered important is that there is a split in the canine population with about half being DEA1.1 positive and half being DEA 1.1 […]

Monkey’s House, a hospice for terminally ill dogs

We wrote about palliative care for terminally ill pets last week, here’s a sharing on a hospice for terminally ill dogs:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4420196/New-Jersey-dog-hospice-takes-care-terminally-ill-pups.html?ito=social-facebook

Inside Monkey’s House – the hospice for terminally ill dogs with no hope of adoption – where they see out their days eating cooked meals, sleeping on beds and getting LOTS […]

Cat House on the Kings

The video: https://www.facebook.com/keepmeow.inc/videos/1257216087659779/

She is 68 years old and lives with 1000 cats; she has saved 30,000 cats in the last 25 years.

Quote: Our objective is to find them homes, but if they don’t have a home, they have a life.

Cat turns grumpy grandpa’s life around!

The whole story: http://www.boredpanda.com/meet-kinako-the-cat-and-jiji-the-grump/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=SMARTLY

Two more companies join the boycott (Kinrara dog-beating case)

Thank you very much, Nalgene and Craghoppers!

Thank you very much, animal lovers!!

http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2017/04/13/2-more-companies-boycott-terry-yees-tearproof/

Nalgene, which manufactures BPA-free water bottles and containers, said it had recently been made aware of allegations of cruelty involving one of its distributors in Singapore and Malaysia.

“The individual involved has admitted his actions and his company will no longer […]

Lost dog in Setapak – found!! (Lum Ai Bee’s)

Update: The dog has been found!!

The original post:

If you have any helpful information, please contact Ms Lum directly.

From: <removed> Date: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 2:01 AM Subject: Lost pet dog To: “chankahyein@gmail.com” <chankahyein@gmail.com>

Hi Dr. Chan,

Apologies on the late email but worried sick about my lost dog. Appreciate if you […]

Taiwan bans the eating of dogs and cats

The news: http://www.thestar.com.my/news/regional/2017/04/12/taiwan-bans-eating-dogs-and-cats/

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 | MYT 4:15 PM

Taiwan bans eating dogs and cats

Taipei (AFP) – Taiwan has banned the eating of dogs and cats, lawmakers said on Wednesday, as pressure grows to improve animal welfare after a spate of cruelty cases that stirred public outrage.

Parliament passed legislation […]