A Shelter for Strays

By Emilia Ismail

March 2016 FEATURE
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4PAWS team from left: Stacie Ooi, Foong Mei Heng, Choong Koon Yean, Tina Lim, Tan Wei Jen and Barbara Janssen.
Folks at 4PAWS do their best to shelter and care for abandoned dogs.4PAWS Main Courtyard.Amid lush greenery on a two-acre piece of land in Teluk Bahang, the excited barks of hundreds of dogs greeted me on my arrival. Choong Koon Yean, the vice president of the Penang Animal Welfare Society (4PAWS), was getting her registration counter ready. It was a Sunday, and Sundays are busy days at the shelter. It is open to the public then.The story of 4PAWS, a...

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Emilia Ismail

is a freelance writer who has a love-hate relationship with the weighing scale.