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Dear Canines, humans & fellow fauna friends!

It brings me immense felicity to turn a new leaf in the ongoing adventure.  We are celebrating the bond that transgresses the said and done, the friendship between those with ‘two legs’ and those with four- be it your pet, the stray that you befriended, your cousin’s pet or the like. The concept of “interspecies altruism” would be cherished and communicated through YOU.

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Drasti and the gang 🙂

Leave your trails and the dog shall find you!

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Geetalima di’s triad of Ginger, Buddy and Shadow – (all were adopted)
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Kaalicharan, the dog who adopted me.
RIP Rusty

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The absolutely best Calvin and Hobbes comics ever!

The wonderful duo of Calvin & Hobbes which guided me through those innocent days of childhood is as vivid and lively as the moments that I have lived, here’s my list of best Calvin and Hobbes comics on issues ranging from the environment to death.

It is always hard to pick up on rubies amidst gems yet here’s presenting

The best Calvin and Hobbes comics…

# The Raccoon incident

One of the most endearing C&H strips ever, this incident delved upon the manner in which a child’s innocence encounters death for the first time. Look out for the end quote- “…But don’t YOU go anywhere.”

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# The dead bird

What to say about this one…sheer poetry. Did anybody say philosophy?

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#Calvin on Hunting

 

Calvin’s take on hunting industry’s rationalization of killing in the name of containment of overtly populated species. And as irony would have it while the likes of Dodo have been wiped off the face of Earth, humans have multiplied like there’s no tomorrow!

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# Calvin & Hobbes on Environment

Calvin & Hobbes detested human activities that led to contamination of the environment, be it the pollution, the garbage, and litter thrown around, deforestation etc.

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#Calvin & Hobbes on animals

The profound impact that Hobbes had on Calvin is depicted in many strips, Calvin often quoted that he loved being amidst furry friends over and above humans. Here are the dog’s favorite strips highlighting the animal-loving influence that Hobbes has had on Calvin.

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Hats off to Mr. Bill Watterson! My childhood would never have been what it was or what it still is sans Calvin & Hobbes. Calvin’s rambunctious character and an intelligence quotient which is clearly superlative for a six-year-old along with Hobbes wisdom made for a great read. Though frequently depicted in the strip as a selfish kid, Calvin does exhibit a deep caring for fauna and flora. He often remarks on the pettiness of humans and envies the quiet dignity of animal life.

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Quite like Calvin, my human sidekick Calvy (pompously named after the cult child) misses a filter between his brain and mouth 🙂 Bill Waterson, the creator of the iconic comic strip, once quipped, “Hobbes has the patient dignity and common sense of most animals I’ve met. Like Calvin, I often prefer the company of animals to people, and Hobbes is my idea of an ideal friend”.

So, which is your favorite Calvin and Hobbes comic?

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