Mumbaikars who save the city’s stray animals

Updated: Apr 06, 2013 17:04 IST

Aakanksha Hejmadi has the usual teenager’s life: school, tuition, assignments, games and friends. But she makes sure she has time to care and fend for the bats she rescues. Over the years, Hejmadi has sheltered cats, dogs, rats, bulbuls and pigeons. She dips into her pocket money to care for them even if it means skipping an outing with friends. (Photo: Anshuman Poyrekar)
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Aakanksha Hejmadi has the usual teenager’s life: school, tuition, assignments, games and friends. But she makes sure she has time to care and fend for the bats she rescues. Over the years, Hejmadi has sheltered cats, dogs, rats, bulbuls and pigeons. She dips into her pocket money to care for them even if it means skipping an outing with friends. (Photo: Anshuman Poyrekar)

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