Anush was all excited to visit the " Happy to you Bday" of Ojas Tejas and I had told her about Duggy as well, last night, as we set out from home.
But when she got there she would not pet or play with Duggy- one of the most adorable little pups I have seen, with a very sweet disposition to match. She was in fact afraid of him.
I was a little diappointed but I am not surprised. I guess it is in her genes. Neither Navy nor I are fond of dogs.
As a child, I never raised a pet largely because we were always in flats and both my parenst were working and we had no full time help or space to take care of the pet while we were away. I recollect I wanted to keep a cat at one stage but never got around to it.
I love animals in the wilderness, on TV and in other's homes.
But if I were to be honest, I cannot see myself having one at home. Even if we had large house. Maybe if we had a lawn....I see them as a HUGE responsibility. Petty as it may sound, dog hair and the typical dog smell bothers me.
I do hope Anush is more welcoming of puppies and cats than her parents. If not she may feel left out when she hears all those who expound on the joys of having a pet.