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Margaret Snowden

"To do the best I can, help where I can and be the most decent individual I can be."

Valencia, Spain
female, age 59
married, 3 children
Speaks: English and school girl Spanish
Joined Jul 19, 2014
What I Want to Do: Stop Cruelty to All Animals


 
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I suppose I am relatively well traveled and have lived on four different Continents, we are Brits living in Spain and have as a couple lived in India and Turkey, I was brought up as a child in The West Indies by a Bohemian Mother and grew to love nature and animals as my friends.  I began at an early age to rescue all types of animal life, goats, chickens, dogs, cats, my Beloved Mule, monkeys, lizards, a couple of monkeys and several geese (aagh)! I guess I have lost count of the sheer number and different types - got bitten frequently - but adored them all.  We have carried on in Spain doing the best we can, we have raised two litters of new born puppies thrown at birth into the trash in the last year, another older litter, and numerous cats and kittens - with the "Crisis" in Spain, animals are sadly, but understandably the bottom of the heap, their children have to be fed first.  Mike (my long suffering husband) and self have not had a day or night away for several years because of our rescued animals, one Black Retriever, One Crazy Mixed and our Darling Ricci who we raised from a few hours old alongside his three brothers who we could not part with and has grown into a Golden Retriever.  I totally abhor suffering at the hands of mankind in any shape or form, whether it be humans or animals.  I wake up in the morning and Dread the Media News.  I just Hope for a Good day, where we are all Good to Each Other and Respect our Different Views and Religion.  I have Always been respectful of the country's culture I have resided in and abided by their wishes, if I disagreed then I would make the decision not to live there.  I join You All because I truly want to make a difference.  Well, this Me, Warts and All.  Don't want to give away how ancient I am - but have rescued animals in excess of 50 Years, and that number scares me!  Will stay as young as we can, for as long as we can, because these animals need me and Mike - and we will carry on doing, what we are doing as long as we draw breath.  Off to bed with two Large Retrievers and One Large Mixed Breed - Oh and a Cranky Old Cat who has taken to "yowling" 18 hours a day!!  Love to All who reads this missive.  Margaret, Mike and the Reprobatesxxxxxx

 
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Joined Jul 19, 2014 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
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Groups Dog Lovers, Fighting Against Animal Cruelty!, ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest, We Love Pit Bulls
Hometown Shipley, West Yorks 
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Birthday Jan 13, 1956  
Languages English and school girl Spanish  
About Me
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Pets our old, cranky cat died at home with us, 3 rescued dogs, 1 rescued cat  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Indifferent
Religions No Religion - but believe in God  
Eating Habits I do not eat meat, Almost Vegetarian  
Wild Fact About Me Went diving whilst terrified of deep water. Top of the Eiffel Tower with vertigo. Rescued an abused and biting, kicking mule who became my best mate. Have been almost kicked out of several countries trying to highlight child and animal abuse.
My Philosophy Live and Let Live. Be Good to Yourself and Those Around You. Laugh at Yourself and Be The Best Person You Can Be.
What Gives Me Hope People who care about Our Environment and go the Extra Mile - they humble me. Have no time for egotistical Morons.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Imprison the corrupt bankers and confiscate their assets, sell them off and help the homeless. Make ALL animal shelters STRICTLY NO KILL. Begin an animal sterilization program. Ensure animal abusers face long prison sentences - WE ARE THEIR ONLY VOICE. Fire and Prosecute Officers who murder innocent dogs "in the line of duty" - need I continue......................
What/who changed my life and why
What Bugs Me Wars, Injustice and Cruelty -  
Passions Animals, Travel, Inventive Veggie Food  
Inspirations to live another 30 years plus!, To love another 30 plus years!  
What Scares Me War Mongerers, Abuse of Innocents  
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Role Models Too many, anybody kind and decent  
Quotation "Madam if I was your husband I would have taken the poison" Winston Churchill
Interests News Junkie, avid reader, animals  
Books  
Music classical, 60s and 70s  
Movies  
TV Shows  
Favorite Foods vegetarian, Indian, Chinese  
Favorite Places India, Thailand, Bali, Morrocco  
Can't Live Without Family and our bonkers rescued animals  
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    May 2, 2015 1:12 AM

    Doris K. (120)

    Beautiful pink roses for a beautiful sweet friend in Spain: dearest Margaret ~ love, hugs & kisses from your ever caring friend in Singapore: Doris, forever Lorraine darling & Brownie darling ~


    May 1, 2015 4:38 PM

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    Doris K. (120)

    My dearest sweet Margaret, priority goes to our fur BEST friends & purr friends so please don't worry about having to reply as I am sure all your friends will agree & understand ~ please take great care & rest well so that you can be there to help, save & protect our animal friends ~ with much love & respect from your caring friend in Singapore: Doris & my fur darlings ~


    Apr 29, 2015 4:10 PM

    linda n. (3597)

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    Think Deeply....Speak Gentle...Love Much..Laugh often...Give Freely..
    and be Kind........luv Linda


    Apr 29, 2015 9:47 AM

    Doris K. (120)

    My dearest sweet Margaret, thanks SO much for all your kind messages ~ your sweet friendship is truly appreciated and I feel very blessed ~ love, hugs & kisses from your caring friend in Singapore: Doris & my fur darlings ~


    Apr 29, 2015 7:44 AM

    Doris K. (120)

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    My dearest sweet friend in Spain: Margaret ~ love, hugs & kisses from your caring friend in Singapore: Doris & my fur darlings ~


    Apr 28, 2015 5:14 PM

    linda n. (3597)
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    Love is like a Mountain...Hard to climb ~But once you get to the top~
    the View is Beautiful..........Luv Linda

    Apr 28, 2015 3:06 AM

    linda n. (3597)
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    Its Beauty that Captures your attention.....Personality
    which Captures your Heart....Luv Linda


    Apr 27, 2015 8:13 AM

    Doris K. (120)
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    Apr 26, 2015 7:36 PM

    Doris K. (120)

    You are always in my thoughts & prayers, my dearest sweet Margaret and sending Sunday Love to you, your fur darlings & purr darling packed with loving hugs & sweet kisses ~


    Apr 26, 2015 7:10 AM

    Kat K. (47)
    ~~Luv ya' Lots, my good friend!! Kat  xoxoxo

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    Apr 25, 2015 12:45 AM

    Doris K. (120)

    One of my favourite flowers: ROSES and one of my favourite colours: BLUE and one of my favourite friends: MARGARET ~ sending much love, warm hugs & sweet kisses to my dearest sweet Margaret & all at home ~


    Apr 24, 2015 10:40 PM

    Antoinette G. (59)
    .Happy Weekend Margaret

    Apr 24, 2015 3:46 PM

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