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LIVING A PAWSITIVE LIFE – EKATA PANDEY

by wowmagazine

Ekata Pandey had always loved animals and from a young age she knew she wanted to be a vet. She majored in Veterinary Science from IAAS, Rampur Chitwan in 2016 and completed her externship in surgery an international training center in Ooty. Ekta moved to Kathmandu five years back as a qualified Veterinarian working as a surgeon and small animal clinician. Currently working at Vet For Your Pet, Chandol, Ekta is keen on making positive changes in society especially in the area of animal rights.

What do you love about your work

I love my job because everyone shares the same vision and is dedicated for the care of furry friends. Every case brings new challenges and I am continually learning. Even if I have a hectic day, the expressions of paws and wagging tails motivates me and makes me forget all my tiredness.

What makes a person beautiful

A person with good intention and without judgment makes me think that they are truly beautiful.

What makes you beautiful

My passion for voiceless animals and working with the title of ‘Florence Nightingale of Dogs and Cats’. Also channelising this to inspire many girls out there.

What makes life beautiful

Love

What tickles your funny bones

When we have cats and dogs together during treatment, dogs need attention but cats are in their own world. Their weird behaviour as they come out of cage and showing off different flexible poses really makes me laugh.

Favourite comedian

Mr. Bean

Therapy for happiness

Accept each other without judgment, serve without expectation, and live and let others live.

Current perfume

Gucci Guilty for women

Addicted to

Work and milk tea

On your wish list…

Skydiving in Everest, underwater diving

Stay fit by…

Walking, yoga, dancing, flexibility moves

Best year of your life…

It was when I was 29, a year back when I had my first international veterinary conference in Singapore and spent a week there exploring around

Latest splurge

Smart watch

Skincare…

AM: plain water, face wash, serum, eye cream, moisturiser and sunscreen
PM: non drying cleanser, serum, eye cream and moisturiser

Gadget…

OnePlus 6T, an apple iPad, samsung tablet, samsung (active 2) smart watch

Style Icons

Meghan Markle, Ariana Grande

Always in your handbag

Perfume, sunscreen and vet mini guide book

What do you do to unwind

Take slow, deep breaths, listen to soothing music, watch paws funny videos and plan for trekking as I love the Himalayas.

Favourite holiday destination

Solukhumbu. There are so many interesting places for tourism, trekking and hiking. People are really good with great hospitality. I have been there twice. 

You always struggle with

Waking up early

Best thing about being you

I am capable. I am able to take care of the things that need to be done in my life from simple things to the complex.

Make up can’t do without

I hardly do makeup but I love mascara

Favourite makeup brands

L’oreal, Revlon

Three things you absolutely do to look your best

Wear clothes that fit, style my hair, smile

On a bad hair day

Apart from getting mad at my hair for like half an hour, my go to hairstyle is a messy bun or French braid

One tip you learnt that makes your photo ready

Confidence and smile

What do you like doing in your spare time

I like to dance, watch animal funny videos and prepare work-related presentations

Books or movies

I prefer books to movies because reading books is an opportunity to exercise your brain and use your imagination.

Guilty pleasure

Listen to music on loop

Favourite place to eat in Kathmandu

Himalayan Java

One thing you can’t do without

I would say my mobile. It is literally my partner now. I have all my cases and clinical works details in it.

What advice would you give to your younger self

When you stand confident in your own worth, respect follows. Learn to say no. Good health is paramount. Transformation has no age and no time limit.

Celebrity crush

Aashirman DS Joshi

A quote you live by

Being human is given. But keeping our humanity is a choice.

Movies that inspire you

The Shawshank Redemption. Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things and no good thing ever dies; this is a fact that inspires me

Favourite cuisine

Burmese

Lockdown lesson

“Cost- of- living” is never expensive. It is the “cost -of -lifestyle” that is expensive. You never lacked time. You lacked discipline.

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