Penang animal lover found unconscious


  • Nation
  • Monday, 28 Sep 2015

GEORGE TOWN: An animal lover was found unconscious in the Sabrina Animal Recovery Centre (SARC) premises Sunday evening.

Nor Aifaa Syazny (pic), who is known among Penang animal rescuers as Coco Chan, had fainted while tending to animals in the centre.

SARC owner D.G. Janet, 38 said they were outside the shelter cleaning when they heard the dogs making a lot of noise.

"We went in and found her on the floor, foaming at her mouth," she said.

A friend of the victim, M. Maheswaran, 36, said he last spoke to her at around 10am Sunday.

"She was very frustrated and upset with all the killing going on," he said, referring to the ongoing culling of dogs in Penang to combat the threat of a rabies outbreak.

The girl was admitted to the Penang Hospital and is now conscious but her condition is still unstable.

It is learnt that Nor Aifaa had taken sleeping pills.

She is also the founder of Aifaa's Shelter Home Sweet Home, which rescues sick stray cats.

Those suffering from problems should call the Befrienders at 04-2815161 (Penang), 05-5477933 (Ipoh) or 03-79568144 (Klang Valley).

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!
   

Next In Nation

Search and rescue operation called off after body of 10-year-old found
Another object believed to be Long March rocket debris found in Miri
Tuition teacher dies while being rushed to hospital
Annuar: No decision to change chicken export regulations yet
Cooking oil: 17% of traders selling below maximum price, says Annuar
Sabah's dilapidated suspension bridges need addressing, says Bung
Health exco: Respiratory illnesses in Johor up to 1,531 from 570 last year
Dr Wee: P-hailing sector to come under Transport Ministry's purview
Five cheat death as car falls into 30m ravine
No discrimination against foreigners, says Immigration DG in response to video

Others Also Read