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…

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!

The Tyson saga!

This is a column I wrote at the Gulf Daily News back in the beginning of 2010 when our pet Tyson returned home after having gone missing for three days. I was reminded of those times by a blog I wrote yesterday (Mutt on the coast) and a comment that followed saying how humans insist…

Mutt on the coast

It was a blisteringly hot evening yet again but that did not stop this bunch of children fool around on a “hillock” at the Busaiteen coast. But the way they were literally dragging a most unhappy-looking dog with them was not a pleasent sight. The well-fed, but visibly uncomfortable, mutt tried its best not to…

Mutt in Charge

This rather ferocious looking mutt came at me with what I thought was a menacing trot but all he wanted was to get out-of-the-way as made my way to take pictures of the sea from his very cozy resting place.As he rushed towards me, my first reaction was that I should make a run for…