Firm helped when authorities wouldn't

A stray cat was stuck in a tree for more than a day at Parkview Mansions.

Animal volunteers had contacted the various authorities to help bring the cat down but were rejected.

The next day, Sept 30, Sin Heng Heavy Machinery volunteered their boom lift and manpower to rescue the cat.

I am very touched that a company was willing to go out of its way to help, when even the Singapore Civil Defence Force was unwilling to do so.

There will be times when rules have to be bent, as every life matters - human or otherwise.

Shelby Doshi (Ms)

This article was first published on Oct 9, 2015.
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