Be Kind, Rewild: Why Millennials are Choosing Plants Over Pets

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Be Kind, Rewild: Why Millennials are Choosing Plants Over Pets

Illustration: Arati Gujar

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hen I first moved out of my parents’ house, I was thrilled at the prospect of finally getting a pet. Free from my mom’s diktat of “it’s either a dog or me,” I was ready to bring home a furball and spend the next few years rearing my baby. But, the best-laid plans of mice and men… Parading all over my pet plans were Mumbai’s landlords. I quickly discovered many are more averse to dogs and cats than they are to single women or unmarried couples. My dreams were crushed.

But in life, when one doggie-door closes, another swings wide open… and leads you to an indoor garden.

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