The Big Itch

Over the last couple of months, both our dogs have had an attack of ticks! Wonder which of them got them first, or from where, but they were miserable. Three-year old Chucky (the Pug-Pekingese) and the much older Tyson (the Desert Dog-Lab ) were continuously scratching and no amount of removing the deadly parasites physically…

Meet Chucky the adorable

This is Chucky – an 18-month old Shujistu mix. He almost became victim of a heartless landlord and complaining neighbours when his owners were told to move out of their apartment or give him away. I am glad we chanced upon this very playful and affectionate fellow and took him in, much to the relief…

Cats and dog

These are just two of the (i am guessing) nearly 100 cats that stay in our residential compound. They are everywhere – around car tyres, on the roof, in the garden, on trash cans and even sunbathing at times. They are quite harmless but we have to be extremely careful of our mutt Tyson attacking…

Second Childhood?

“The summer sun is not meant for boys like me. Boys like me belong to the rain.” Sometimes I wonder why I am in Bahrain – where there is no rain at all in the summer and very little in the winter, when in any case, you do not need it! Stepping out into the…

Tyson’s ‘booked’ his new space!

Tyson looks mighty pleased with his new sitting space next to my living room library but is not very happy at being ‘disturbed’ during sleep. He has reserved this new ‘corner’, among the several others throughout the house, to make sure he is among ‘people’ at all times!