Category: Stories (others)

  • Nomi and Miao’s updates

    The adopters’ aunt, Mrs Leow, sent the following video and updates! Nomi and Miao are doing well. They both get playtime inside the house too. But when Miao is in the cage, Nomi wants to be with her mum! Miao and Nomi are a mother-and-daughter pair. Both were discovered to have diaphragmatic hernia and we…

  • Good news on the horizon for street animals?

    I received two pieces of good news yesterday. The first was a forwarded message from a feeder in the Shah Alam area saying she met the MBSA dog unit who informed her that they no longer send captured dogs to PAWS anymore. Instead, the caught dogs will be neutered and released! The staff was polite…

  • Our very own homegrown MY Bee Savior

    If you find a group of bees and do not know what to do, please call MY Bee Savior, they will advise and possibly relocate the hive safely for you, thus, saving the bees. I’ve recommended them to an acquaintance before too. Their website: https://mybeesavior.org/lets-save-the-bees/ Their contact number: +60 19-664 8081 Please watch this video:…

  • Updates on Grey (from Lee Soo Farng)

    Photos and news on Grey! For the very, very first time last night, Grey used the litter box for big business! Soo Farng was totally overjoyed! But it was short-lived joy…. This morning, it was back to pooping outside the litter box again. Still, last night was a huge achievement. Work in progress, it’s okay.…

  • Zinc Gluconate for male dog/cat sterilisation in the U.S. and other ongoing research

    From this link: Zinc Gluconate (Neutersol®/ EsterilSolTM/Infertile®) is the first permanent, non-surgical method of sterilization for companion animals. It is currently licensed for use only in the U.S. for chemical castration of puppies 3-10 months of age, although it has been shown to be effective in adult dogs and cats as well. It is delivered via…

  • We have another QR code for donations!

    Besides our TnG universal QR code and the HitPay payment gateway, we also have a bank QR code now for donations! When you bank-in donations via TnG, we get your donations after 1-2 working days. When you use HitPay payment gateway, the company deducts a commission for their service and we will only get the…

  • Reverting to the no-succession plan

    You might remember that ever since AnimalCare started on 31st May 2009, I have been running all the day-to-day operations. As a registered society, we also have an Executive Committee and we vote on important decisions pertaining to AnimalCare as a registered society. For years, I had been looking for a successor to take over…

  • Happy Father’s Day 2024

    And also to all pet-fathers!

  • Grey’s new toys (from Lee Soo Farng)

    Here are photos of Grey with his new toys! Grey also had an acupuncture session sponsored by Ms Yim Soi Chee on Tuesday this week. Grey was rescued when he was spotted dragging his hind legs (due to an injury at the automatic gate). We did a special fundraising for his treatment which included an…

  • Hello Nomi and Miao!

    Here are some photos and videos of Nomi and Miao, from Aline and their aunty! According to them, mother and daughter are both doing very well. Both have had their 2nd vaccination shots last week too. Nomi can probably be neutered around August this year. Both of them are diaphragmatic hernia survivors! We did a…

  • A Kluang riverbank rescue of kittens (from Yu Bee Kian)

    Ms Yu Bee Kian is one of our applicants. When she first wrote to us, she was asking for aid to neuter 30-odd more adult cats in her rented house. At that time, she had 60-odd adult cats. She had got 33 neutered with her own money, but times are bad now, and she needed…

  • “Fleather”, vegan flower leather

    The story: https://plantbasednews.org/lifestyle/fashion/india-flower-leather-ganges/ Photo credits: (from the link above). Excerpts: A company in Kanpur, India, is converting waste flowers that pollute the Ganges river into a vegan leather alternative. Dubbed “Fleather,” the material is the brainchild of startup Phool. The company states that it has captured the soft feel of lamb’s leather, but with none…

  • Putra-Putri, sporo-cat, and her rescuer who will not give up on her

    Ms Hanum contacted me on 17th April 2024 to ask if we know of any vet clinic that could board a sporo-cat for a short period. The cat was initially identified as male and named Putra by the vet’s staff. It was after more than a month that Putra was discovered by the vet we…

  • Happy “Pro-Planet” Monday!

    Instead of sharing what I ate today, we are sharing a video of Daniel Humm on the Tonight show: Daniel Humm’s Eleven Madison Park Vegan Menu Is “Pro-Planet,” Not “Anti-Meat” | The Tonight Show

  • Celebrity cats in China’s Forbidden City

    The story: https://fridayeveryday.com/forbidden-city-cats-become-celebrities-in-their-own-right/ Some are descended from the cats in the royal palace of the Qing dynasty, and since then until now, the Forbidden Palace has been free of rats (for hundreds of years!). Photo credit: From the above link. The cats keep the Forbidden City clean: https://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-26366744