Jayati was very excited. She had been waiting for this moment for months.
No sooner had her parents brought him home than Jayati got down to sending multiple messages announcing, “Please welcome our new family member.”
The news created a flutter. Even for their close acquaintances, it was completely unexpected. There had been no signs, no baby bump. Mr. and Mrs. Joshi were well past the “good news” age.
The overwhelming congratulatory messages, with inquiries about Mrs. Joshi’s health, made them realize their daughter’s faux pas.
Still they felt amused replying to perplexed queries of “boy or girl?” with “a pup!”