Rescue Tales

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2018 Tommy

*Story Compiled by: Celestine This is the story of the struggle of Tommy the lovable Siamese cat. Li Ying (the rescuer), notified us that Tommy was in poor condition and true enough, he was found with his fur matted and was not eating. Promptly, we brought him to the vet and Tommy was diagnosed with having Ascites, which is an Continue Reading

2018 Soda Kids – Pepsi, Sprite, Fanta and Sarsi

We have been notified of a mummy cat and 4 kittens in a drain at Ghim Moh Link on National Day. The kittens are around 1 month old and we were pretty worried for the cat's safety when there is a heavy downpour. We met a young boy Chi En (the one in red) who stays around that area. He has been feeding Continue Reading

2018 Snow White & 7 Pups

13 May 2018 (Mother's Day) Hot news from Purely Adoptions Newsletter! This afternoon, we assembled a team of rescuers to help with our mummy dog and her puppies. Both Francis and Shirlin, Stella and Patrick went down to the construction site at 4.30pm. We were full of anticipation and excited to start our rescue mission. Thank you Jeffery from the Continue Reading

2018 Frankie

You can't help falling for this 3mth old Frankie. He is simply adorable with his fluffy soft baby fur and big innocent eyes. Frankie is camera shy but at the same time loves the attention he's getting. He is melting the hearts of those who saw him. Frankie was first rescued by Benji from a car workshop. He was found having Continue Reading

2017 Ying Ying (Vera)

16 September 2017 Purely Adoptions received a distressed alert from one of our team members. There is a mixed dog which is emaciated and suffering from skin allergies. The plight of this young dog is very sad. The restaurant is ceasing operations and the 5 dogs residing there need to be rehomed. This pitiful young dog is friendly and wagged her Continue Reading

2017 Starboy

28 December 2017 Starboy was from a construction site but due to his good nature, he was constantly bullied and attacked by other pack at site. Hence, Shirlin decided to approach us to save Starboy. During the latest round of stray feeding by stray feeder Francis and Shirlin, he was found to be injured again and we decided to trap Continue Reading

2017 Bones

7 September 2017 Purely Adoptions was alerted of this emaciated black dog at Blk 469 Ang Mo Kio Ave 10. A lady named Gwen called for help when she found Bones waiting outside his owner's house. Our team sprung into action to rescue this poor dog upon receiving the alert from Elise. Kelly quickly drove down to send him to Faith, who agreed Continue Reading

2016 Snow

There are many reasons dogs are being put up for adoption and not all starts with them being rescued from being stray. The adoption of 10 year old cocker spaniel Snow started when her previous owner is migrating back to Australia. We were told that she was a healthy cocker spaniel when we first received her. However, after we rescued Continue Reading

2016 Pickles

Pickles is a senior spayed Shetland dog with skin infection left untreated for years. He could also be suffering from Hepatocutaneous (Hepato = Liver and Cutaneous = skin conditions) syndrome, a condition common amongst aged dogs, and even humans alike. His owners, believing him to be suffering and impossible of recovery, brought him to be put down. However, Dr Gloria Continue Reading

2016 Panda

Born in the forest, Panda was first sighted by Joanne in Jan 2016 and she decided to rescue all of them together with their mummy dog.   However, mummy dog was seemingly overwhelmed at the new environment and despite the security and scrutiny of the fosterer, she escaped back into the forest. We tried our best to locate her but Continue Reading

2016 Oscar & Scooby

We received a call from Dr Gloria Lee of Mount Pleasant Vet Centre (Mandai) (Formerly known as AMK Vet) one day. She has rescued two senior schnauzers, Oscar and Scooby and asked if we could help rehome them. As our motto stands, "every dog deserves a good home", we took up the challenge. Both dogs were vaccinated, dewormed, castrated and Continue Reading

2016 Oliver

*Graphic Content* Named after Oliver Twist, Oliver shares a similar experience to the protagonist written by Charles Dickens. Ever since Oliver was injured, he was always bullied by his pack during feeding time. The stronger male dogs will take all the chicken meat and leave behind the white rice, which will sometimes be snatched away from the other dogs.   Continue Reading

2016 Hans Solo

Hans was rescued by Mei Mei, one of our stray feeders. She found him at a factory, with his tail chopped off and in excruciating pain. She was appalled at the sight and contacted Purely Adoptions about the 2 months old Hans. We immediately took over the case after hearing the inhumane treatment of Hans and took him to Dr Tai Continue Reading

2016 Butter

Butter was given up by his owner as the doctor blamed this mini Schnazuar for causing asthma to her children. He is a 6 year old, male dog, spayed. We were dismayed at Butter's condition when we first saw him. He has been placed at the HDB yard for the past 6 months. Due to the harsh local weather and Continue Reading

2016 Branson

Branson is a maltese of around 10 years old when he was found. He was rescued with severe ear infections and vestibular disease, a canine disease that can cause body imbalance and tilting of head. Due to the disease, Branson can only walk with his head tilted. We were deeply saddened to find him in such a state and quickly Continue Reading

2016 Boy Boy

Purely Adoptions was first alerted on 14 December 2016 of a sickly cat who was not eating. The feeder is a cleaner working in a factory and she does not have the means of bringing Boy Boy to the vet. Our friend, Shindy Lam, requested for our help and we sprang into action. We asked for Shindy to inform the Continue Reading

2015 Mel and Cupid

Mama Mel and Cupid were first spotted at Jln Bahar camp in May 2015. They were roaming the streets and Mama Mel looked very tired. Our 2 hero rescuers Wilfred Ng and Josephine Ng decided to rescue these stray dogs. They waited patiently all night to trap them and their hard work paid off. They managed to get Mel and Continue Reading

2015 Hannibal

We received a call from Mdm Goh’s friend in April 2015 requesting for us to rehome Mdm Goh’s two dogs. Mdm Goh is a stroke patient who can only move half her body. She could not really bend down to shower Lazy and has only $2 per day to spend on food for Lazy. While she loved Lazy dearly, her Continue Reading

2015 Brownie Coco Wee

Unlike other rescue tales, Coco was not stray. She is a pet dog taken care of by a domestic helper. However, she was soon put up for adoption as the domestic helper taking care of her had to leave and the two elderly was unable to take care of her. Faced with the tight situation, the children of the two elders Continue Reading

2015 Ben Ben

Ben Ben's rescue story is a little dramatic compared to every other rescue tales we have. It all started when a friend of our volunteer called in Nov 2014. The friend's sister-in-law neglected Ben Ben constantly and after seeing it happen time and again, the friend decided to call in to Purely Adoptions for help. Our volunteer, Wendy, went down and Continue Reading

2014 Lao Lao (Nien Nien Ngo) & Gong Gong (Bui Bui)

There are always animal lovers out there, taking the extra step to save dogs from being abandoned. This is a story of Lao Lao and Gong Gong , now renamed Nien Nien and Bui Bui rescued by a very kind-hearted vet. Lao Lao was found by Dr Kitty Huang of Mount Pleasant Vet Centre (Mandai) (Formerly known as AMK Vet) Continue Reading

2014 Cow and Junior

Cow and Junior were rescued from a vacant factory in Penjuru. There were many other dogs waiting to be rescued and we were quite packed with our rescued dogs. However, we could not turn a blind eyes to these pitiful puppies.         31 May 2014: We spotted Junior, and took action promptly after receiving a confirmation from Continue Reading

2013 The Easter Babies

The Easter Babies were rescued from a Shipyard in Tuas in 2013 around Easter. We were notified by a Supervisor working at the Shipyard to rescue the 5 newborn puppies in a metal pipe. With the help of the construction worker who climbed inside the scorching hot metal pipe, we managed to save the puppies. According to the workers, the Continue Reading

2018 Snow White & 7 Pupsnew

13 May 2018 (Mother's Day) Hot news from Purely Adoptions Newsletter! This afternoon, we assembled a team of rescuers to help with our mummy dog and her puppies. Both Francis and Shirlin, Stella and Patrick went down to the construction site at 4.30pm. We were full of anticipation and excited to start our rescue mission. Thank you Jeffery from the Continue Reading

2018 Frankienew

You can't help falling for this 3mth old Frankie. He is simply adorable with his fluffy soft baby fur and big innocent eyes. Frankie is camera shy but at the same time loves the attention he's getting. He is melting the hearts of those who saw him. Frankie was first rescued by Benji from a car workshop. He was found having Continue Reading

2017 Ying Ying (Vera)new

16 September 2017 Purely Adoptions received a distressed alert from one of our team members. There is a mixed dog which is emaciated and suffering from skin allergies. The plight of this young dog is very sad. The restaurant is ceasing operations and the 5 dogs residing there need to be rehomed. This pitiful young dog is friendly and wagged her Continue Reading

2017 Starboynew

28 December 2017 Starboy was from a construction site but due to his good nature, he was constantly bullied and attacked by other pack at site. Hence, Shirlin decided to approach us to save Starboy. During the latest round of stray feeding by stray feeder Francis and Shirlin, he was found to be injured again and we decided to trap Continue Reading

2017 Bonesnew

7 September 2017 Purely Adoptions was alerted of this emaciated black dog at Blk 469 Ang Mo Kio Ave 10. A lady named Gwen called for help when she found Bones waiting outside his owner's house. Our team sprung into action to rescue this poor dog upon receiving the alert from Elise. Kelly quickly drove down to send him to Faith, who agreed Continue Reading

2016 Snownew

There are many reasons dogs are being put up for adoption and not all starts with them being rescued from being stray. The adoption of 10 year old cocker spaniel Snow started when her previous owner is migrating back to Australia. We were told that she was a healthy cocker spaniel when we first received her. However, after we rescued Continue Reading

2016 Picklesnew

Pickles is a senior spayed Shetland dog with skin infection left untreated for years. He could also be suffering from Hepatocutaneous (Hepato = Liver and Cutaneous = skin conditions) syndrome, a condition common amongst aged dogs, and even humans alike. His owners, believing him to be suffering and impossible of recovery, brought him to be put down. However, Dr Gloria Continue Reading

2016 Pandanew

Born in the forest, Panda was first sighted by Joanne in Jan 2016 and she decided to rescue all of them together with their mummy dog.   However, mummy dog was seemingly overwhelmed at the new environment and despite the security and scrutiny of the fosterer, she escaped back into the forest. We tried our best to locate her but Continue Reading

2016 Oscar & Scoobynew

We received a call from Dr Gloria Lee of Mount Pleasant Vet Centre (Mandai) (Formerly known as AMK Vet) one day. She has rescued two senior schnauzers, Oscar and Scooby and asked if we could help rehome them. As our motto stands, "every dog deserves a good home", we took up the challenge. Both dogs were vaccinated, dewormed, castrated and Continue Reading

2016 Olivernew

*Graphic Content* Named after Oliver Twist, Oliver shares a similar experience to the protagonist written by Charles Dickens. Ever since Oliver was injured, he was always bullied by his pack during feeding time. The stronger male dogs will take all the chicken meat and leave behind the white rice, which will sometimes be snatched away from the other dogs.   Continue Reading

2016 Hans Solonew

Hans was rescued by Mei Mei, one of our stray feeders. She found him at a factory, with his tail chopped off and in excruciating pain. She was appalled at the sight and contacted Purely Adoptions about the 2 months old Hans. We immediately took over the case after hearing the inhumane treatment of Hans and took him to Dr Tai Continue Reading

2016 Butternew

Butter was given up by his owner as the doctor blamed this mini Schnazuar for causing asthma to her children. He is a 6 year old, male dog, spayed. We were dismayed at Butter's condition when we first saw him. He has been placed at the HDB yard for the past 6 months. Due to the harsh local weather and Continue Reading

2016 Bransonnew

Branson is a maltese of around 10 years old when he was found. He was rescued with severe ear infections and vestibular disease, a canine disease that can cause body imbalance and tilting of head. Due to the disease, Branson can only walk with his head tilted. We were deeply saddened to find him in such a state and quickly Continue Reading

2015 Mel and Cupidnew

Mama Mel and Cupid were first spotted at Jln Bahar camp in May 2015. They were roaming the streets and Mama Mel looked very tired. Our 2 hero rescuers Wilfred Ng and Josephine Ng decided to rescue these stray dogs. They waited patiently all night to trap them and their hard work paid off. They managed to get Mel and Continue Reading

2015 Hannibalnew

We received a call from Mdm Goh’s friend in April 2015 requesting for us to rehome Mdm Goh’s two dogs. Mdm Goh is a stroke patient who can only move half her body. She could not really bend down to shower Lazy and has only $2 per day to spend on food for Lazy. While she loved Lazy dearly, her Continue Reading

2015 Brownie Coco Weenew

Unlike other rescue tales, Coco was not stray. She is a pet dog taken care of by a domestic helper. However, she was soon put up for adoption as the domestic helper taking care of her had to leave and the two elderly was unable to take care of her. Faced with the tight situation, the children of the two elders Continue Reading

2015 Ben Bennew

Ben Ben's rescue story is a little dramatic compared to every other rescue tales we have. It all started when a friend of our volunteer called in Nov 2014. The friend's sister-in-law neglected Ben Ben constantly and after seeing it happen time and again, the friend decided to call in to Purely Adoptions for help. Our volunteer, Wendy, went down and Continue Reading

2014 Lao Lao (Nien Nien Ngo) & Gong Gong (Bui Bui)new

There are always animal lovers out there, taking the extra step to save dogs from being abandoned. This is a story of Lao Lao and Gong Gong , now renamed Nien Nien and Bui Bui rescued by a very kind-hearted vet. Lao Lao was found by Dr Kitty Huang of Mount Pleasant Vet Centre (Mandai) (Formerly known as AMK Vet) Continue Reading

2014 Cow and Juniornew

Cow and Junior were rescued from a vacant factory in Penjuru. There were many other dogs waiting to be rescued and we were quite packed with our rescued dogs. However, we could not turn a blind eyes to these pitiful puppies.         31 May 2014: We spotted Junior, and took action promptly after receiving a confirmation from Continue Reading

2013 The Easter Babiesnew

The Easter Babies were rescued from a Shipyard in Tuas in 2013 around Easter. We were notified by a Supervisor working at the Shipyard to rescue the 5 newborn puppies in a metal pipe. With the help of the construction worker who climbed inside the scorching hot metal pipe, we managed to save the puppies. According to the workers, the Continue Reading

2018 Tommynew

*Story Compiled by: Celestine This is the story of the struggle of Tommy the lovable Siamese cat. Li Ying (the rescuer), notified us that Tommy was in poor condition and true enough, he was found with his fur matted and was not eating. Promptly, we brought him to the vet and Tommy was diagnosed with having Ascites, which is an Continue Reading

2018 Soda Kids – Pepsi, Sprite, Fanta and Sarsinew

We have been notified of a mummy cat and 4 kittens in a drain at Ghim Moh Link on National Day. The kittens are around 1 month old and we were pretty worried for the cat's safety when there is a heavy downpour. We met a young boy Chi En (the one in red) who stays around that area. He has been feeding Continue Reading

2016 Boy Boynew

Purely Adoptions was first alerted on 14 December 2016 of a sickly cat who was not eating. The feeder is a cleaner working in a factory and she does not have the means of bringing Boy Boy to the vet. Our friend, Shindy Lam, requested for our help and we sprang into action. We asked for Shindy to inform the Continue Reading