"This Little Light Of Mine I'm Gonna Let It Shine (For The Yulin Puppies!)"
Mars Hill, NC, USA
female, age 57
Speaks: English and a little Spanish, Love, Steve-O Irwin, Cecil the Lion, Giam or God, Friendship, Tiger, Elephant, Horse, Canadian Baby Seal, Chimp, Dolphin, Cat and Dog
Joined Nov 15, 2002
God first over all!,
being with animals,
being on the computer,
being with friends and family,
being massaged weeky,
The work I do here on Care2
My Page Billboard
"Hummy, Barb's Bird"
Shine a Light for Barbcat
by Randy Paynter
August 2, 2011 Today’s Shine A Light (where we do a simple act of kindness for an individual) is for a long-time Care2 member and her extraordinary commitment to animals.
You may know her as BarbCat. She has been working to protect animals for most of her life and has been a member of Care2 since 2002. Barb has spent hundreds of hours signing petitions, sharing stories about animals in need, talking with her Care2 friends and working to be a positive influence for good — all done while overcoming a significant disability.
Barb’s commitment to animals has always been a part of her life. Even as a young child, she was devoted to her family’s pets and they were devoted to her. Her family and friends nicknamed her “Snow White” because when they would go outside or spend time at local nature preserves, animals would literally flock to her, climbing on her wheelchair and into her lap when possible. Barb’s love for animals is contagious and spreads to all those she meets. She recently encouraged employees where she lives to sign up to do a charity walk with her to help raise money for local animal issues.
Please take a moment to send some love and good wishes to BarbCat by leaving a comment. We’ll make sure those messages are shared with Barb.
Randy Paynter is the Founder & CEO of Care2 - the largest online community of people making a difference in healthy & green living, human rights and animal welfare. Randy holds an AB from Harvard and an MBA from Stanford.
||Nov 15, 2002
||Meeting Friends, Support a Cause
|Group Host of
"Women's Joy in Jesus", '' GARDEN OF FRIENDSHIP '', (APPPN) A Petition Posting & Peoples Network, A WOMANS BEAUTY & HEALTH CRUELTY FREE!, ADD SOME MUSIC TO YOUR DAY*, AIYANA'S GROUP ~ HER VOICE WILL BE HEARD, ANGELS, ANIMAL HOTSPOT...THE INFORMATIVE PLACE, ANTI-FUR SOCIETY, Abolish Animal Abuse, Addressing Global Warming, African Wildlife Foundation, Aimee's Cool Stuff, All Animals Great And Small more »
March 29, 1960
English and a little Spanish,
Cecil the Lion,
Giam or God,
Canadian Baby Seal,
Cat and Dog
||Fun Personality, Love to Laugh, Great Sense-of-Humor. I am determined to stop the Dog Eating Festival in Yulin, China! I'm a mad dog once I set my mind on something and nothing else matters-except my C2 family and friends-and I refuse to let go until the we want progress is accomplished.
||Introduce yourself to Barb
Kirby cat is on the video!
Christian - Presbyterian
|Wild Fact About Me
||I communicate with those who have passed over including our beloved Cecil the Lion and Steve-O Irwin.
||Never stop believing in you.
|What Gives Me Hope
||God's promise of a brand new day! =)
|If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
||I would make sure everyone had a good job, a place to live, and an animal to love. If my community thought I was good enough to run for President, I'd do it. I believe we need a cabinet of sincere animal lovers who are willing to serve the public on animal welfare. I would make sure that wild animals who were stolen from their families like Tony the Tiger, were sent to a beautiful sanctuary such as The Jacoby Park where tigers, lions, cheetahs, go when they have been abused. I gleaned this information from watching The Wildlife Docs. My very best friend, Alice, contacted them about the possibility of taking Tony. They acknowledged they knew about Tony but there are many steps involved before they can accept him. I'm still working on it...I don't have to be the Mayor to get Tony away from dirty old money grubbing Michael Sandlin!!!!!!!
|What/who changed my life and why
||The person who changed my life is my Mama. She taught me how to laugh at myself, enjoy being in the "now" and believe in my dreams. She also inspired me to write poetry because of the beautiful poetry she wrote.
|What Bugs Me
Those who hurt others weaker than them,
People whom do harm unto others,
people who rape,
people who steal and harm others,
any one that would hurt a woman,
Any one that would hurt a child,
Any one that woul
God and Jesus,
Energy Healing And Love,
Daily Clicks on Care2,
God and Jesus,
to fulfill my purpose on earth,
the sun coming up,
my friends on Care2,
the sound of the ocean,
a gentle breeze,
the sun comin
|What Scares Me
Losing the ones I love
||"Two great minds in the same ditch!" (Meaning two people could have the same exact thought and live across town or across the world.) Betty C. Knight my Mom 1930-1989
CSI Miami :),
newborn animals or babies,
Family Feud Staring Richard Dawson,
watching my ABC Soaps
The Second Short Life of Bree Tanner,
The Host by Stephenie Meyer,
Stephenie Meyer Twilight Series,
Fried Green Tomatoes,
E.T My all time favorite!,
Titanic starring Leonardo DiCaprio,
All the oldies starring Carey Grant
Brothers and sisters,
Who's Line is it Anyway?,
All My Children,
One Life To Live,
Good ol biscuits and gravy,
cheese cake topped w/fresh strawberries!,
sweet and sour chicken,
Loaded baked potato,
fried green tomatoes and good old fashio
Anywhere my imagination takes me !
|Can't Live Without
70's 80's and 90's Songs,
Jesus Christ the Word &,
Jesus and The Holy Spirit,
Jesus is my Life,
ABC Soap General Hospital,
God and Jesus (who count as one),
friends and family,
||Introduce yourself to Barb
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