3 krazy kuttas: The (not-so) street dogs of Mumbai

Kutta: One of the first words I learned in Hindi. It means "dog". A few days ago, I asked readers on my Facebook page to tell me what three things they thought of when they imagined India. Post by Magnolia2Mumbai. One theme emerged: animals. Whether elephants, tigers, or street dogs, everyone seems quite interested in … Continue reading 3 krazy kuttas: The (not-so) street dogs of Mumbai

Maya the mutt

Meeting Maya We have had our Indian pariah dog, Maya, for about six months. I promised months ago that I would blog about her “soon.” Obviously, my definition of “soon” has changed considerably under the influence of India Stretch Time. The hardest decision we have ever made was to give up our Spice Bear, our … Continue reading Maya the mutt

Chip and Peanut meet Mitten the kitten

  Much like Abbott and Costello, Chip and Peanut have many adventures. Today, they met Mitten the kitten from World for All. Brian had seen Mitten’s photo on the group’s Facebook page and thought he needed a home. When Brian proposed this idea, I expected Chip to behave badly. Things did not go exactly as … Continue reading Chip and Peanut meet Mitten the kitten