Connect with us


Pet Abandonment Cases Rise By 300% Due To MCO, Says Malaysia Animal Association


Pjimage 2020 04 21T094336.499 1
Source: KaggleAsia Society</a

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

During these trying times, our compassion towards each other and all living things is supposed to increase. Somehow, that doesn’t seem to be the case completely. The Movement Control Order has affected many people’s livelihoods and unfortunately, this has led to some devastating consequences. More and more pets are being abandoned due to the fact that some of them can no longer afford their pets.

Malaysia Animal Association (MAA) told Bernama that pets being abandoned during the Movement Control Order has increased three-fold around Kuala Lumpur. MAA President, Arie Dwi Andika said this observation is based on the increase of dogs and cats at certain areas that MAS feeds the strays.


“For example, one area always has five dogs, but last night it increased to about 18 to 20, about three-fold. All the dogs that were abandoned there were in good health and very clean.”

Arie said that the dogs were in no way aggressive at all. He added that the owners chose to abandon their pets at quiet, industrial areas instead of housing areas to not arouse anyone suspicion.”They might have abandoned their pets due to a risk of Covid-19 or they might not even be able to afford their pets,” he said.


He asked simply where has the owners’ love towards their pets gone? “What is the fate of dogs and cats that have always considered owners as their own family and as a place of refuge after they are abandoned,” he said. Nor Zabetha Muhammad Nor, a lawyer, said those who have been convicted of abandoning their pets can be charged under the 2015 Animal Welfare Act.

If you wish to help Malaysia Animal Association in their stray feeding program, you can contribute any amount of cash you can to their official accounts:

1.AFFINBANK: 105380001899

2.BSN: 1416141000046124

It’s really sad to see people abandoning their pets especially during a time when we’re supposed to care for each other. Let’s help Malaysia Animal Association in their noble cause through any way we can.


Also read: SPCA Seberang Prai Might Close Down As They Struggle To Feed 2,500 Animals During MCO

Spca Seberang Prai Might Close Down As They Are Struggling To Feed 2,500 Animals - World Of Buzz 3

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Just In

Restaurant 2 Ft Restaurant 2 Ft
News33 mins ago

JUST IN: Restaurants, Convenience Stores & Petrol Stations Allowed To Open Till 12am Starting 23 Sept

In a press statement released today, 22 September, Prime minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced that restaurants grocery stores, mini markets,...

Ft Tengku 1 Ft Tengku 1
News2 hours ago

Man Loses Over RM500k After Being Scammed By ‘Tengku’ Royalty

Ever since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, more people have been taken advantage of through “love scams” in which...

Ft Petrol Ft Petrol
News8 hours ago

Petrol Stations, Convenience Stores And F&B Allowed To Operate Till Midnight

With the recent announcement that more tourist destinations such as Perhentian Island, Genting Highlands and more will be reopening soon,...

80 80
News10 hours ago

80% Of The Adult Population In M’sia Has Been Fully Vaccinated One Week Before Target!

The government previously set a target to achieve herd immunity by October 2021, with 80% of the adult population being...

Nano Nano
News1 day ago

KKM: Nano Mist Spray Should Be Used To Disinfect Surfaces Only, NOT Humans

You might have noticed several posts on social media where people have been recommending nano mist sprays for the purpose...

Gunung Jerai Flash Flood Act Of God Gunung Jerai Flash Flood Act Of God
News1 day ago

Takiyuddin: Natural Disaster In Kedah Is An “Act Of God” & Not Due To Logging

Now that the parliament is up and running again, it seems like everything is back to normal with all the...

Home Quarantine Home Quarantine
News1 day ago

KKM: Fully Vaccinated Individuals Can Quarantine At Home Upon Arrival In Malaysia

Fully vaccinated travellers can now opt to quarantine at home upon arrival in Malaysia, provided they make an application 7-10...

Beach Park Ft Beach Park Ft
News2 days ago

Penang Beach Park Forced To Shut Down After Thousands Of Visitors Were Spotted

A beach park in Penang, Taman Rekreasi Pantai Robina (also known as Robina Eco Park), has been forced to shut...


Latest Videos