Yash Pandit is an artist from Mumbai, India who has been combating psychological well being issues for some time now. And lately he obtained much-needed assist from somebody surprising – a cat named Bagheera.
In an interview with Bored Panda, the artist mentioned he all the time needed a dark-colored cat. “There’s always this stupid superstition surrounding dark cats about them being bad luck, so not many people wanted him anyway,” mentioned Yash. “But mostly because out of all of the kittens there, he was the one I connected with, he was very calm. loving and always looking to cause some mischief. I fell in love with him the moment I saw him.”
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The artist mentioned that his new cat is a real rascal. “He will convince you that he’s sweet and calm, and then pounce on you when you look away. He’s the most friendly cat I’ve ever seen, has no problem in loving and greeting anyone new. He’s smart enough to pretend that he’s fallen asleep but also thinks his shadow is another cat and starts pouncing on it,” mentioned Yash. He mentioned that Bagheera loves to observe Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air with him and that the cat gained’t go to sleep till Yash places on Frank Ocean songs. “I love him with all my life,” says the artist.
The artist suffered from Sort 1 rapid-cycling bipolar dysfunction, despair, and nervousness. He says the latter have been by-products of his main dysfunction. “I have a therapist and a psychiatrist, and I have a strict regime of therapy and medications that I follow religiously to keep my disorder under my control,” revealed Yash.
The artist believes that it’s completely vital to hunt correct well being for psychological well being problems. “A lot of people mistook this comic as my cat being the sole reason that I’m out of my depression, which is not true. I had to work hard, get therapy, take my medication on time,” mentioned Yash.
“My cat helped me get out of my bed, have a workout routine, eat healthy when I feed him, wake up on time, etc. But I attribute my getting better largely to the strict regime of medication and therapy,” concluded the artist.