Cat rescued at plane crash site in stable condition


PETALING JAYA: A ginger cat found injured at the air crash site has captured the hearts of Malaysian social media users.

In a post on Instagram, the Zul Erwan Veterinary Clinic said the orange cat – colloquially called Oyen – was rescued by Health Ministry officials and was sent to the clinic in an ambulance.

“Oyen was at ground zero when the aircraft crashed in Elmina. Thank you, Health Ministry ambulance team, for rescuing Oyen,” the clinic said on its Instagram account on Saturday.

Online users flooded the comment section, praying for the cat’s health and speedy recovery.

They also thanked the Health Ministry for being thoughtful in rescuing the cat and sending it to a vet for treatment.

“Cepat sihat okay Oyen? (Get well soon, okay, Oyen?) We love you!” said user Shzlynnn.

Another user, Affhrhimi, wrote: “Allahu, thank you KKM for caring for Oyen too. Get well soon, Oyen!”

According to an English portal who spoke to the doctor – Dr Zul – treating Oyen, the male cat suffered a skin tear of about 15cm from the top of his ribs.

Dr Zul also said Oyen’s condition is stable and the cat is still under the care of the clinic.

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