Edited by L Calvin
Photo Credits: Kiran Anil, Rohini Dikshit, Janani Balaji and Shatabdi Deori
Recently it appeared in the news that following the recommendations of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), IIT-M evacuated all dogs to a dog park inside the campus so as to protect the wildlife within (read more about it here:
Of course reading it set this correspondent off on a nostalgia trip at 3 AM looking for cat pictures from insti. Soon it became a shared exercise reminiscing about the pets that had gotten many of us through a rough day. Just to plaster a teary smile on our drained faces (and make you miss insti more), T5E brings to you a compilation of some of the cutest floof content!
Robin When not guarding the Sharavathi entrance, he might sometimes randomly leave dead rats outside your room. He also likes cuddles so it balances out.
. Pari Devil or Angel? A cutie who follows you around if she likes you enough, but is also known to scratch people who try to pet her
. Felix, famously known to be the chunkiest boy in the vicinity
Brownie, the courageous dog. Sarayu’s pet and a hero to lady guards because of his superior powers in helping them stay away from snakes during night walks. PS: Beware, he is known to bark at any guy who enters the hostel premises.
Ash and Ashley The sister duo and the sibling relationship we all wish we had.
Basket With a singular lack of imagination, he was named so because he could be found frequently nuzzled up in the cycle baskets at Sarayu.
Ross He offers solace with his mere presence on a particularly bad day. Therapy dog sessions instead of life skills, anyone?
Meet Pushpa! She likes to watch people. You can find this one cuddled up in the most random corners in Sharav and she does not appreciate being judged for her napping abilities.
Unidentified cuddly kitties who are known to nap on your lap for half an hour or more if you just let them.
Joe – dog you would have spotted loitering around Usha – using his charm to acquire food. He has high tastes and has a predilection for Masala Dosa. Common biscuits are not up to his standard and he only eats tea biscuits.
Unidentified SAC cat who watched the Choreo team’s Saarang practice with enthu. And sampled all of their lunch (especially fond of chicken).
Going to bed everyday at 10 PM and telling myself I’ll wake up early and have a productive day.
Orange cat that lives near Prime. “We’ll go back to insti next sem”
Having the 1093840495th existential crisis of the day.
Mimi “Please switch on your video”
Me: Things will go back to normal by October Fourth wave:
Attempting to attend an online 8 AM.
I had 192039 assignments to do, but I took a nap instead.
Surveying the damage after you accidentally switch on the camera.
“Side Quest Alert”
Cat on a Not-Tin Roof
They see me rollin’, they hatin’