Articles by Sumana Paul

Sumana Paul grew up in West Bengal. She is an M.Tech from IIT Kharagpur and has been residing in Bengaluru for more than 20 years. She works with a leading telecom company as a senior architect, and loves travelling to offbeat places.

In early 2019, news about Raj Bhavan’s cat problems had made headlines. The issues media highlighted at the time are prevalent even today - the mixed reactions amongst residents in many communities towards strays, and BBMP still finding their way around the stray cat problem. Even the high walls and security of gated communities are no barriers for agile stray cats as they make themselves comfortable in gardens, garages, basement parking and other common areas.  A circular from the Karnataka Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Department this July 13, reiterates that apartments need to deal with the matter humanely and that…

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