Summer of 2020 was full of anxiety and major health issues for my little babies Sikander and Tango, both fighting their battle with life and few breaths left in their tiny lungs – those hot, humid, and long summer days and nights seemed like an eternity.
Three of ours love stories needed a celebration; for 14 years I have celebrated their joint birthdays, never ever a year was missed! This year was the significant 15; in human years this was a landmark year, maybe crossing a century – I was sure I’ll be going all the way to make their big day unforgettable and eventful. I was certain to create an experience for guests on this fabulous day. “My babies deserve pomp and show”, I told myself, “they are stars, and the party must twinkle”.
Granny flew in to celebrate their big day, birthday invitations were sent, outstation friends and family were to join on a video call.
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STEPPING IN FOR ORPHANED AND ABANDONED KITTENS
Little kittens come into this world with their eyes and ears all snugly closed, totally oblivious to the cacophony of a wide range of sounds, as the world goes about, bustling with its busy life.
Have you ever thought of making a cat your best friend? Shifa has made one – Oscar, the wonder cat! He makes her come alive, every time she is downhearted. Shifa shares with us the magical and soulful experience with her Bestie. Here are a few excerpts…
GROOMING AT HOME
THE DOG CARE SERIES
HOW AND WHEN SHOULD YOU GET YOUR PUPPY
MY pet MY Story
Pets tend to become a part of your family; they even become your children or siblings.
LET'S FORAY INTO THE FIELD OF Pet Photography
Pet photography is an art where we aim to capture the soul of pets and the beauty of their goofy, crazy world!
Things To Know Before Getting A New Cat
Playing with your cat is a great way to keep it healthy, and the memories you make together while playing are priceless.
Before You Get Your Puppy
Despite being in the third month of 2021 now, we are still getting used to the new normal with this pandemic affecting everyone worldwide.
Boo Boo's Best Expands into India
Boo Boo’s Best, maker of SuperFood Nuggets Treats for dogs and cats, is expanding its international reach through a new partnership with ABK Imports in India.
Annamaet Petfoods Refreshes Canine Companion Treat Line
Annamaet Petfoods Inc. reintroduced its Canine Companion treat line, now featuring an improved packaging design and degradable bags.
Encore Buenos Aires!
Even as it uncovers its past, Argentina’s capital tangoes with the future
Sig Sauer Tango4 4-16x 44mm - Rifleman's Optics
SIG Sauer’s new line of TANGO4 scopes designed for AR-type rifles are made for mid- to longrange shooting and hunting, according to SIG. TANGO4 scopes include 1-4x 24mm, 3-12x 42mm and 4-16x 44mm options.
TIME-TRAVELLING THROUGH THE HEART OF INDIA
From Bhopal to Bhimbetka, visiting Madhya Pradesh can feel like rediscovering the motherland, says Vivek Menezes
‘With failure, you learn a lot of things'
‘Nothing will fall into anybody’s lap for free.’ ‘There is a lot of competition out there, there are a lot of people to take your place.’ ‘It’s never easy.’
Bride Of The Month SHAMA SIKANDER
SHAMA SIKANDER IS AN INDIAN ACTRESS BORN IN MAKRANA, RAJASTHAN, INDIA. AT THE AGE OF 9 HER FAMILY MOVED TO MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA, WHERE SHE LIVED TOGETHER WITH HER YOUNGER SIBLINGS. HAVING MOVED LOCATIONS FREQUENTLY, SIKANDER ATTENDED AS MANY AS NINE SCHOOLS IN HER EARLY LIFE. FOLLOWING HER COMPLETION OF THE 10TH GRADE, AND PASSING THE INDIAN CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION EXAMINATION SIKANDER ENROLLED IN THE ROSHAN TANEJA SCHOOL OF ACTING IN MUMBAI IN 1995, GRADUATING FROM THE COURSE A YEAR LATER.
High on Success
Virat Maan, Business Head, ADS Spirits Pvt. Ltd. describes his experiences and plans for the future.
Notes on nature and art Wandering Violin Mantis
In a recently concluded exhibition, artist Nibha Sikander creates stunningly lifelike creatures — birds, insects and moths — all handmade from paper. It is her preternatural rendering of the natural in all its gorgeous detail that summons forth, in the viewer, a wave of rapture.
It took her 16 years to encourage her husband to earn for the family. The failure has led her to separate and to further decide the management of better lives for her four children. In this struggle, Halima emerged as an exceptional social entrepreneur who now helps nine other to live a dignified life, reports Humira Tabassum and Sumiya Ramzan