My neighbour has many pet cats. They come into my house and wreak havoc. Due to this I have to shut all doors and windows even in this raging heat. This is affecting my sleep. My neighbour is an extremely belligerent man. Even though it is his fault I am afraid to get into any altercation with him. I am at my wits end. Please help.
Name and address withheld
Listen you little wimp, in future when you write to me ensure there are no animal issues. I am not Maneka Gandhi who has time only for rude animals and her errant son. I have many important things going on in my life and I couldnt be bothered a tad, if the damn cats in you rneighbourhood were clawing your eyes out even! I have to sort out smart-assed people who pretend to teach at my former alma mater and then on top of that I have to ensure La Martiniere remains a decent school. So I have very little time for cat fights, son. Set a few pigeons among your neighbours cats and if that doesnt help look for the fellow who started the Stephens Court fire and set your neighbours house ablaze but after youve rescued the cats!
I am a final year B.A student. My father is an alcoholic and wants me to quit studying because he thinks it is futile for a girl. He even brings his friends over during our exams. They stay over and make studying impossible. However, my mother encourages me to study because we are from a poor and uneducated family. Should I look for a job or continue studying? Please help.
Shila Murmu, liluah
Obviously continue studying unless you hate your Dad so much that you want him to die of cirrhosis of the liver and hence work for an alcohol company so that you get booze at a discount. I mean this could be a well crafted strategy but then why kill the bloke when he will die as a de jure? My suggestion would be to keep studying and make something of your life. And as far as your Dad is concerned ignore the twit or better still show him your face only when he is stone drunk!
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