Posted on December 19, 2016: Cats are easily the most mysterious and misunderstood animals on the planet. Some of us just cannot get enough of their purring, soft bellies and head butt kisses. While there are others who regard them with suspicion, and even fear. Cats are at times the most priced... Read more
Posted on June 14, 2016: Canine psychology may seem quite unfathomable to layman. You may often wonder why your dog ate your homework, finds your dirty shoes fascinating or barks at and chases cars. Many dog pet parents have looked on at their dogs with a puzzled expression as their dogs have... Read more
Posted on May 29, 2015: You must have heard of the saying, “To fight like cats and dogs.” While the natural instinct is for cats and dogs to brawl at one another, they can be friends too. Some dogs will not only get along with cats, but they’ll become best friends with them.
Indian stray... Read more
Posted on October 20, 2015: For about ten wonderful years of my life I lived under the same roof as two to three cats and our wonderful indie mix female dog Juni. Juni grew up with my first shelter cat Nim Nim and as time went on the cat brood got bigger (and then smaller) but Juni took them all... Read more
Posted on October 17, 2015: The Beatles recorded a dog whistle and mixed it into their 1967 hit A Day in the Life. The high frequency 15 kilohertz tone cannot be detected by the human ear but it surely is every dog’s song! There are many such things that you might or might not know... Read more
Posted on 4th May, 2015: It turns out that if your cat were to ever sit down at a round-table with fellow feline friends for a hearty chat, they wouldn’t make a sound.
So scientists have been studying inter-species communication for decades now. In this pursuit, they’ve stumbled upon the... Read more
Posted on 28th Mar, 2015: Earlier this month, assistant commissioner of commercial tax in the state government of Karnataka, DK Ravi, was found dead in his official residence. What compounded the already unfortunate news was the heart rending photos of Bruno, his pet dog, who was clearly... Read more
Posted on 13th March, 2015: I once had a black cat who went by the name of Nim Nim. If you’ve read previous posts I’ve written, you’ve met him on Gingertail before. He was a peaceful fellow, we assumed he was Buddhist. He loved listening to instrumental jazz, would always fall asleep the minute... Read more
Posted on 19th Feb, 2015: If you think that animals co-habiting with us in urban setting are creatures purely driven by instincts with no conscious thought or understanding of the world around them. Think again. Incidents abound that prove that animals have perspectives on life much like humans... Read more