"Hey, look here. Your cat is no Empress of Blandings.” Those words hurt. Indra looked at his cousin Gauri and tried to keep his calm. He was against body shaming of all kinds but how dare she make such a comparison! And he told her as much. "Gauri Sarkar! My cat is half the size…Read more The Missing Cat – A Short Story
Hello again. Here's some news! Rustom and Giri are getting along. Finally. Garby is keeping his distance from the 'weird kid' as he puts it. Adult cats do sometimes think that kittens are odd creatures. I hope they get along soon because people have been talking - and I detest gossip about myself and my…Read more The Latest from Ernie Fish
Hello. It's me again - Ernie Fish. Yes, the famous cat expert. Giri and Garby are my famous cats. You must have heard about them as well because my cats are super famous just like me! Things were going well and the three of us were conducting workshops for humans all over India. You know,…Read more Ernie Fish Returns
I grew up with dogs; dogs in the neighborhood, pet dogs on my mom's side of the family, and my own beloved late adopted stray who was called Goti. After Goti passed away in 2012, my other family members were not ready to go through the love and loss process with a canine family member…Read more 3 Reasons Every Writer Needs a Cat
Was she supposed to dislike herself every day? The other girls at school acted like she was the ugliest person they'd ever seen. "You'd be a good catch if you weren't so fat," one said. And then another one thought that she was too big. "Are girls supposed to be small, Mom?" She asked finally…Read more A Big Girl
Sometimes she wondered if it was fate. "Why was I born when the stars weren't positioned right?" The girl blamed the parents, astrology and God. But then she dried her tears and felt a smile as loving purrs and head butts reminded her to be grateful.