The one that got away

  This is one of those lucky cats that got clean away – in fact, it repeatedly gets away. The feline (this particular one among the scores that we have around the compound) makes it a point to come snooping in the garden only when Tyson is indoors nut, of late, it has started venturing…

Tyson’s close shave

Tyson’s had a shave today – a really close shave – partly to help him beat the heat but mainly to deal with the mess of his 24×7 shedding hair by the bucketful. We find him rather odd looking after spending nearly a hour and a half at the ‘saloon’ but he seems to be…

Being foolish?

I guess it’s time for this cat to say goodbye – to this life at least! Barely had I escorted Tyson inside the house than this rather menacing looking creature appeared from behind the wall and sat on the ‘toadstool’ I have set up with a makeshift birdbath, having a rather ‘cool’ drink! Tyson, as…

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…

Summer’s Fall

One would normally associate falling laves with the end of summer but in Bahrain, with scorching temperatures, such scenes are commonplace at the beginning of the season. No matter how much one cleans out the piles,  they come right back. While it may be painful in keeping the garden and the compound neat, the leaves…