Category Archives: Chengdu Life: Pets in China

A Sick Dog, A Sleepless Night

                   Last night was supposed to have me in bed by 11 p.m. and a great sleep-in in the morning.  Instead, it was an anxious, restless wait for morning to come.  The reason?           Xiao Hua (Little Flower) was … Continue reading

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Little Ghost Brings Little Blessings

                In our modern-day America, people remain indoors on hot, sunny days, either watching TV or using the Internet.  Summer finds Americans escaping indoors, suffering from the heat and worshiping our air-conditioners.  Porch swings are empty.  House stoops … Continue reading

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Visit to Chengdu’s U.S. Consulate Brings Home Little Ghost

                         Every Wednesday afternoon, the  U.S. Consulate here in Chengdu hosts English language lectures for the public.  This outreach and cultural exchange service is provided for local Chinese of all ages who wish to improve their language skills … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Pet Ownership in China

             Domestic pets in China are slowly becoming the “in” thing, especially for middle-class city dwellers.  During the past 15 years, with China opening up to the outside world and incomes on the rise for educated professionals, people have started to … Continue reading

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