Posted on November 29, 2015: “The Enlightened One instructed his followers 2,500 years ago never to harm fellow living beings, which is why the Buddhist monks and nuns have taken vows to care for the animals left at the temples,” informs biochemist-turned-photographer David Wooster... Read more
Posted on October 19, 2015: On the island of Borneo in the nation of Malaysia in the state of Sarawak, on the banks of the Sarawak River, lies a city of about 130, 000 people. The city of Kuching, you would think, is like any other Malaysian city, where the people work in banks or factories (it... Read more
Posted on September 27, 2015: The historical city has a special place in their hearts and their history for the humble kitty, dating back to over 400 years ago. Today, the cats of Istanbul have taken over social media as well...
They say Turkey’s love affair with its felines dates back to... Read more
Posted on July 31, 2015: Mumbai-ites just got lucky when it comes to weekend getaways with your pets. The Weekend Plan, a website specialising in luxury villa rentals for weekend breaks, is going to save your holiday. You don’t need to choose between spending time with your beloved pet and... Read more
Posted on 4th June, 2015: As the global economy comes looking to settle down on Indian shores, more and more foreigners are taking up jobs in Pune, Goa, New Delhi, Bangalore and other Indian cities. And sometimes, they are not alone. Moving to India with your beloved pet in tow, dear foreigner,... Read more
Posted on 25th May, 2015: Moving abroad is characterised by a lot of paperwork – this application and that form, running around for last minute essentials to pack, and checking and re-checking to make sure you have conformed to all rules and regulations.
Now imagine having to do all of... Read more
Posted on 23rd May, 2015: In March 2013, Preeti Varma was taking her cat, James Dean, to Singapore with her from Delhi. She was booked on the 08:55 a.m. Jet Airways Delhi-Singapore flight. After she handed her cat to the airline officials, she checked in and waited for her flight. But before... Read more
Posted on 9th Apr, 2015: Big city troubles and the summer heat coaxing you to get out of the urban jungle? Worried about your pet and where to leave him/her? A dearth of pet-sitters and responsible handlers, who understand animals, to look after your pets, means holidaying for pet-parents is an... Read more
Posted on 5th March, 2015: At the onset, travelling with an animal is not an easy task. It involves considerable expense, planning and a lot of bureaucratic tumble. Be prepared to put in considerable effort from well in advance to your travel date. I don’t mean to discourage you or make you lose... Read more