Cats, especially kittens, have a reputation for getting into trouble, and this often has horrendous consequences – both for them and us humans.
An act of kindness was captured in a video when a disabled man got out of his wheelchair in order to shuffle down a grass embankment in order to rescue a small kitten that was caught in a storm drain. 30-year-old Abu Fathiyyaturahma Menk Abdun Mujtahid first noticed the kitten struggling to hold onto the concrete barriers in Sabah, Malaysia, last Saturday morning.
Last Saturday morning, a Malaysian disabled man has been praised for his kindness when he left his wheelchair in order to rescue a small kitten that was stuck in a storm drain – with no possibility of escape.
30-year-old Abu Fathiyyaturahma Menk Abdun Mujtahid is a paralympic athlete. He and his disabled friend were on their way to the nearby Kota Kinabalu Sports Complex when they spotted a kitten stuck in a drain, struggling to hold onto the concrete barriers. The poor creature was already drenched, Abu wrote in Malay.
However, Abu was not in an easy position to personally save the kitten from the weather drain, being disabled and unable to use his legs, but this did not deter him from climbing out of his wheelchair. After doing so, Abu was able to use his hands to maneuver his way over to the stricken animal.
To put how brave an act this is into context, one slip up could have caused Abu to fall into the drain himself – which was a possibility, considering how steep the banks were
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