START A PETITION34,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Catherine R.

"To live life to its fullest in every aspect!"

Odenton, MD, USA
committed relationship, 2 children
Speaks: English, un petit peu Francais
Joined Sep 22, 2004
What I Want to Do: Accept myself, as I accept others

My Life's Philosophy
I am a firm believer in the rights of all peoples and believe that America belongs to Native Americans first and foremost. The settlers from Europe took the land away from the First Americans and decimated their tribes with the diseases they carried from Europe. No one people is better than any other people. We are all equal. We all bleed red.

I am passionate about animals and their welfare. I hold the strong belief that we share this planet with them and they have as much right to their habitat as humans do theirs. I will do all in my power to protect animal rights and respect animals for what they add to our lives. I believe their spirits inhabit the afterlife and they are with us for eternity to make our lives richer.

I despise guns and war, but I do support our troops. I just wish there were no more wars so we wouldn't have to send our young citizens off to die. Freedom isn't free, but war is hell and I hope that one century in the future we as a species will have evolved enough so that war will be a thing of the past as different peoples discuss their differences verbally and come to peaceful agreements. One of my passions is the POW/MIA issue. As a country, we should never rest until we've done all we can to bring home all our warriors.

I believe this country does a disservice to both our veterans and our elderly. These people should be respected and revered and afforded all that this country can offer to make their lives easier. They deserve nothing but the best. The United States has not done well by them.

If we can all learn to live together harmoniously--humans and animals alike, then all creatures on this beautiful blue planet with truly be one.

Personal Professional Contact Singles
Joined Sep 22, 2004 Activist Aspirations Casual 
Here for Meeting Friends, Support a Cause 
Group Host of none yet
Groups Birds of the World, Defenders of Wildlife, ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest, SET ANIMALS FREE (SAF), Saving Big Cats, The GODDESSES and their ANIMALS, World Wide - Legal Action 4 Animal Rights
Hometown Syracuse, NY 
Birthday Jan 15  
Languages English, un petit peu Francais  
About Me I consider myself compassionate and caring of all living creatures. Politically I consider myself a Liberal, although I must admit I've never been much of an activist. I appreciate the opportunity Care2 provides to take some action on things that are important to me.
  Introduce yourself to Catherine
Pets Beanie and Bodhi  
Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Liberal
Religions Buddhist, Spiritualist  
Eating Habits Vegetarian  
Wild Fact About Me I got my motorcycle license at the age of 54 and I'm looking forward to one day owning my own bike--when I can find one low enough to the ground. (I'm only 4'8"!
My Philosophy All living creatures should be treated with the same respect as humans.
What Gives Me Hope New life and the promise that it holds.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Make the wealthy spend a week living as the poor live so they can truly understand what that's like. I believe that would have a lifelong effect on them and eventually the world might become a true global community.
What/who changed my life and why My lifemate, Paul. In the 5th decade of my life, I finally discovered what love really is and what commitment to another human being can mean.
What Bugs Me Deception, People who do stupid things  
Passions My children and grandchildren, Paul, POW/MIAs, Vietnam Vets, All animals  
Inspirations My mother, The Dalai Lama, Innocence, Peacemakers, Rain, Mountains, The ocean  
What Scares Me Closed-mindedness!, Evil, George W. Bush, Ignorance, A short life  
Role Models Dalai Lama, Abay Admassu, Sojourner Truth, Maya Angelou, Mother Teresa  
Quotation Do not go gentle into that good night; rage, rage against the dying of the light. --Dylan Thomas
Interests All Animals, books, writing, education, spiritualism, computers, POW-MIA cause, motorcycle riding  
Books Alice Hoffmann, Jane Austen, Almost anything worth reading, Jodi Picoult  
Music Adele, Jane Olivor, Josh Groban, Celtic, Classical, Oldies, Tim Janis  
Movies Dr. Zhivago, The Graduate, Forrest Gump  
TV Shows Grey's Anatomy, Criminal Minds, House, Anything on the Animal Planet, Law and Order  
Favorite Foods Pizza, Chinese, Pasta, Salads  
Favorite Places Mountains, the ocean, Tim's cabin  
Can't Live Without family, books, my pets  
  Introduce yourself to Catherine
My Thank You Notes
Friends of Catherine

Jeffrey B.

Anne G.

Koty L.

Nicole N.

Vyjayanti G.

View all: 41 friends
Catherine's Photos



36 photos, 3 albums »
My Butterfly Rewards

Most recent activity (up to 500 gifts shown)

    I’ve earned Butterfly Credits
    Comment Board
    Viewing 20 of 181: view all | add a comment »
    May 27, 2016 8:10 PM

    Rebecca M. (69)
    Happy Memorial Day
    May 5, 2016 9:32 AM

    anne g. (50)

    May 2, 2016 5:26 PM

    Rebecca M. (69)

    Apr 9, 2016 9:33 AM

    Rebecca M. (69)
    April April Angel quote
    Mar 30, 2016 11:25 PM

    anne g. (50)
    Sun Cats
    Mar 12, 2016 4:05 PM

    Rebecca M. (69)
    March March Angel quote
    Mar 11, 2016 12:26 AM

    anne g. (50)

    Feb 29, 2016 4:53 AM

    anne g. (50)

    Feb 26, 2016 3:24 AM

    Kerstin S. (441)

    Feb 21, 2016 7:54 AM

    anne g. (50)
    Just saying hi! love from Anne xx
    Feb 20, 2016 9:54 AM

    Kerstin S. (441)

    Feb 16, 2016 9:24 AM

    Patricia C. (852)

    Feb 12, 2016 11:49 PM

    anne g. (50)
    Happy Valentines! Love from Anne xx
    Feb 12, 2016 5:27 PM

    Rebecca M. (69)
    GBBC_Social Media_final1
    Feb 2, 2016 4:04 PM

    Rebecca M. (69)
    February February Angel quote
    Jan 31, 2016 5:15 AM

    Catherine R. (41)

    Thanks, Anne! I love the picture of the kitty! 


    Jan 31, 2016 12:14 AM

    anne g. (50)
    Have a good day and thanks for the card Cassie xx
    Jan 29, 2016 6:11 AM

    Lynn C. (430)

    Jan 14, 2016 10:26 PM

    Kerstin S. (441)

    Jan 14, 2016 1:12 PM

    Rebecca M. (69)
    Animated Happy Birthday To You Quote
    , Total Send green star »
    2 Testimonials view all
    Profile theme: "Nature: Zen"   |    as your profile theme
    Flag as Inappropriate

    New to Care2? Start Here.

    site feedback


    Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!