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RosemaryRannes HusbandHospitalHome

"To continue this Journey in Truth with Humility and Respect for all Life"

Toronto, ON, Canada
married, 2 children
Speaks: speaks on behalf of & for animals , some french and spanish, English
Joined Sep 22, 2006

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                                               Image result for animated pictures of hearts Please join me in helping my husband Marvin, terminally ill with a heart condition, get a scooter, so desperately needed! Thank you for Caring2share this link to Marvin's fundraiser 

In Memoriam              

Kindly keep my dearest 'LIL SIS TRISH GEIDEL in your heart & thoughts
as she grieves the passing of her beloved husband Heinz on August 11, 2017

Darling resting on the pathway leading into the colony from the hillside going down to the ravine. This is Darling one of my feral cats in my feral colony who is very sick. I took him to the Humane Society for medical care. Normally they don't take "ferals" but Darling was quiet and allowed handling. Please send Darling your love & Light, prayers & healing thoughts. Thank you so much (posted August 4, 2017 )

Update on Darling as of August 27th, 2017

Darling has recovered & will receive dental surgery & be neutered soon. He has responded beautifully & will be placed in the adoption room shortly after he has recovered. My "little guy" after 5 years will soon have his forever family! I am so thankful to have been part of Darling's amazing journey... prayers answered!

Darling was adopted n September 1st 2017 by his very special forever family. My heart is at peace


  .... from feral to family .... MeMe's story

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Saturday, January 6, 2018  It's a Happy New Year with new beginnings for Mimi! Bundled up on this wintry morning and ready to go on our bus ride to the Humane Society.  (The carrier is sitting on top of my walker which i need to use because of my accident.)  The bus ride is another story and so is Mimi's vet care, so be sure and read my updates here:  Hungry Feral Cats Need Help

Saturday, January 6, 2018 It's a Happy New Year with new beginnings for Mimi! Bundled up on this wintry morning and ready to go on our bus ride to the Humane Society. (The carrier is sitting on top of my walker which i need to use because of my accident.) The bus ride is another story and so is Mimi's vet care, so be sure and read my updates here: 

p.s. MeMe is scheduled to be neutered any day, & following a successful recovery, he will be placed in the adoption room, where his forever family will find him & a new beautiful beginning will be his! I'm so excited & so thankful that MeMe is being given this opportunity!

Awesome news for Meme ... he was adopted at the Humane Society on Friday, January 26th, 2018. I was told it was "love at first sight"! i cried tears of thankfulness and joy! Prayers answered for this precious purr babe ... now he has his forever family!

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Dear Friends,
As many of you know I have been the sole caretaker for a feral cat colony for the past 4 years. 
I am on a disability pension due to my spinal injury in 2006.
I am a certified cat colony caretaker through the Humane Society, and my colony is registered.
I am appealing to anyone who has funds and would like to help me buy the food these cats need, as well as help me pay for their medical needs and  vet expenses.
My friends, you know that I would never ask you for financial help if I did not absolutely need to.
Unfortunately now I need to. I just cannot afford to continue to buy their food on my own.
I will never turn my back on these cats, they are my 'babies' & we are a 'family'.
I am the only person who has cared enough to bother to give them food & shelter.
Thank you for your kindness & your help.
my love & Light to you always

Update > I have created my first ever fundraiser thanks to Donna M. at Alley Cat Rescue Group if you care2 join 
here's the link for my fundraiser. 

YouCaring is now part of GoFundMe & i will soon be opening a new account. Until then my PayPal is open
to accepting new donations.

My sincere heartfelt gratitude to all my supporters,
I could not continue to care for these purr sweeties
without your compassion & generosity.

Thank you from Nosie, Dusty, Dockie, Pumpkin, Fluffy & Cannonball
Updated September 2018 

Out of the 12 cats that were in the colony last year, I re-homed
emmy, now our purrecious pride & joy, Hooligans & Marmalade.

'my sweet boy' Smokey was hit by a car on Friday, July 28, 2017 & after assessing his injuries at the vet, sadly crossed the Rainbow Bridge. He was one of my 'original 6 pack' :(

 Patches2 crossed the Rainbow Bridge on March 9, 2016 due to kidney failure. She was one of my 'original 6 pack' :(
My sweet Grey crossed  the Rainbow Bridge on September 18,
2015. He had a respiratory infection/herpes also rampant amongst feral cats. Grey was one of my 'original 6 pack' :(

Sadly, Cuddles crossed the Rainbow Bridge on March 9,2015. 
He had stage 4 FIV/AIDS. My fluffy little love was also one of
my 'original 6 pack' :(

I share regular updates on my Fundraising page & pictures in the gallery to enjoy.

I also share pictures on Pinterest to add more information about each cat in the colony.  Enjoy the 'who's who'  in my feral colony !

 Please don't hesitate to ask for more information if you wish.
 Thank you so much.

A special note of appreciation to Dandelion for a special mention in Kim's appeal for Danica & to everyone sharing on fb & Care2 of course.
Thank you so very much.
   Patches 2

 Patches2 crossed the Rainbow Bridge on Wednesday, March 9 2016. She was one of my original '6' & will be missed~always in my heart sweet gentle little feral  ~ you were so loved by me ~ 

Cuddles has crossed the Rainbow Bridge on March 9, 2015

                      .... from feral to family ....
you were the first to greet me as i came down the path to the feral colony each day and you were the last to say 'until tomorrow' just to get in more cuddles ... so until 'tomorrow' precious purr baby all my love & Light . You are gone but never forgotten my Cuddles.

Cuddles was a gentle sweet natured loveable soul in a cats body who i cared for, for 3 years. He recently tested + for FIV/AIDS. Sadly he has crossed over the Rainbow Bridge on March 9,2015.  Precious purr baby we are one in the Light .. may your spirit run free now! Rest in Peace Cuddles.:

Today, Friday, September 18, 2015 my dear purr baby Grey crossed the Rainbow Bridge. Grey was one of my original "6 pack" when I started the feral colony almost 4 years ago. His gentle spirit was always first to greet me, especially after Cuddles crossed the Rainbow Bridge just last March 9th.
We had this 'thing' ... his way of touching ... I would lower my head and he would rub his face against my headband and purr........ now, the memory of our moments together, like those of Cuddles and all the purr babies I have loved and surrendered my heart and soul to in death, are embedded in every aspect of my being. Grey was alone in his death, but as a feral cat unwanted by other, he knew he was loved and cared for by me everyday. Be free my sweet purr baby... someday we will find each other again ;(

Today, Friday, September 18, 2015 my dear purr baby Grey crossed the Rainbow Bridge. Grey was one of my original

"What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset."

- Crowfoot, Native American, Blackfoot

Click space to see image. My Smokey has grown over the winter!  Isn't he handsome.

                  Crossed the Rainbow Bridge

my precious purr babe, Smokey was hit by a car last Friday, July 28, 2017
i took him to the Humane Society.. both pelvic bones were fractured in several places.
 "my boy" had to be euthanized. Smokey was one of the first feral cats i had ever known. he came every day to be fed & i gave him his name. my 'original 6' pack is now only 4 :(

   after all these years with him there is that empty space once again of loss.
   it's been my lifelong companion it seems. 
   In truth i know our connection is never lost!
   we will be together again, reunited with all the other loves of my life. 
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Welcoming  gentle little emmy, one yr. old, a feral kitty rescued from my colony. She had 3 kittens who died last Spring. I never thought I would be her Mom, but I promised to help her find her forever home. I am so humbled it is with me & my family. Jewel has a little sister now, yay ! Her ear is tipped indicating the TNR spay process was completed. Precious little emmy you are safe now & forever loved !

Presenting emmy ! She was one of the feral cats in my colony, only a year old, who I trapped ( see other photo ).Following her recovery, I adopted her into our family. Her left ear has been 'tipped' indicating she has completed the TNR = trap neuter release program, which is an international sign for all cats.

Welcoming Jewel ~ Adopted at the Humane Society on June 18, 2013

Our sweet little furbaby girl is a year old & a 'bit' !
sweet dreams baby

Plummie i know you helped Jewel find us ! I just pray we may be worthy of her love. We will try our very best.

You are in my ~ our hearts every day Plummie ~ Forever

My beloved Plummie died today Sunday, May 19, 2013 from a collapsed lung. Her sudden illness & 'passing' has left an emptiness in my soul that only those who have experienced the same can understand. It was only 1 short year ago that I rescued her in the park ( read Plummie's story).
She gave me her sweet gentle unconditional love for which I am eternally thankful for. My heart aches & i will miss our purrecious Plummie.
 She has crossed the Rainbow Bridge to be with all our beloved fur angels. Plummie's love & Light was truly a Divine gift from God after our beloved Kismet ~ Kizzy passed just a few short months before , after 15 years.

I need time right now ... time to 'catch my breath' ... time to appreciate all that her life meant to me in life ... time to stay silent and 'be' ... just for awhile ....... until we meet again may you be free of suffering and dance in the Light forever  
 my little girl - my fur Angel

it only took a minute for me to fall in love with you my precious Plummie ... if only we humans would just take the time to open our hearts to the adandoned ones ...
i did and you changed my life forever. I will honor your Light and love always.
Rest in Peace . Ani Ahavti, Shalom Aleichem

My Kismet ~ Kizzy has crossed the Rainbow Bridge today December 10, 2011 ~ my precious little love we are ONE FOREVER in the LIGHT ~
i honor all that we shared together in life & i am thankful for the happiness that fills my emptiness ~ i know in time the sadness will be healed ~ shalom aleichem dearest Kismet ~ your 'Destiny' has come full circle ~ ani ahavti ~

Thank You!

"The light of stars that were extinguished centuries ago still reaches us. So it is with the great, who died centuries ago, but still reach us with the radiations of their personalities.

Kahlil Gibran~ Lebanese author

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Vivi Savitiri ~ Golden Rooster ~ Celebrating the Joy of a new day~

"The signs of divine inspiration are expressed as harmony, serenity, joy,
deep caring and love of man, God, and His creation."

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 THANK YOU for Your Wonderful Support & Friendship for Caring & Sharing YOUR Voice for the Voiceless


 for Agnes whose Love & Dedication Inspires me  every day ~ with Gratitude Always Dear One


   " Our task must be to free ourselves by widening the circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty . "  Albert Einstein

 Beauty surrounds us ~ 
 Beauty dwells within us ~

“If you are looking for the ultimate,
go within.
That’s what I offer.
That’s what Knowledge is.
Knowledge is that one place
in the middle of all the changes that never changes.
That will be there for the rest of your life.”
-Prem Rawat 

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              Celebrating the Beauty of the Human Spirit

To my Loving "other half "  who always believed in me & loved me ~ If not for you i wouldn't "be" ~ Rowena my "Lamp is Lit "
  I set down the emerald Lamp,
Take it up  - exhaustless.
    Once lit,
A sister is a sister. "        

           Gekkutsu - Sei

Zen Poetry: Chinese Poems of Enlightenment and Death by Lucien Stryk & Takashi Ikemoto in The Zen Book of Poetry ... Penguin Books

my twin sister lost her battle against Diabetes but the fight continues to find a cure and to help those who struggle day to day with this devastating disease ....... please find it in your heart to help   Thank you 

Honoring the life of Hannah Szenes


Way of the Spirit Warrior
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The Wisdom of a Child 

" . . . . . . . their wisdom is simple . . . . . . . "LOVE"
What a great world we would have if we all had the wisdom of a child. "
StrongBearRedHeart 1999


" if you have a chance to make life better for others and fail to do so you are wasting your time on Earth. No matter what our station in life, we are here to serve even if that sometimes means making the greatest sacrifice of all. "

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            Cherokee Morning Song

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Welcome to the website Dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial!
Bob Dylan wrote Only a Pawn In Their Game recorded in his album Times They Are A Changin Dedicated to  Medger Evers

Ezell A. Blair, Jr. (now Jibreel Khazan), Franklin E. McCain, Joseph A. McNeil, and David L. Richmond leave the Woolworth store after the first sit-in on February 1, 1960. (Courtesy of Greensboro News and Recording)

"Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution.


Our Creator bring comfort to those who grieve the loss of their loved one(s) who gave the ultimate SACRIFICE for our Freedom

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Joined Sep 22, 2006 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
Here for Meeting Friends, Support a Cause 
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Groups "IN MEMORIUM tm"~ Celebrating Memories~, "SAVE OUR WILD MUSTANGS & OUR HERITAGE & STOP SLAUGHTER", '' GARDEN OF FRIENDSHIP '', * ~ 5. A Haven For My Friends ~ In Memory & Honor of Agnes Corbett, * ~ GREENSEAS & FRIENDS~HELPING THOSE IN NEED ~ *, .., ANIMAL HOTSPOT...THE INFORMATIVE PLACE, ANIMCORD: Would you like to save abandoned animals?, Abolish Animal Abuse, Addressing Global Warming, Alley Cat Rescue, Amnesty International, An Orchid in Australia, Animal Advocates more »
Homepage http://charais@  
Birthday April 07  
Languages speaks on behalf of &amp, for animals, some french and spanish, English  
About Me enthusiastic, complicated, sensitive,
to me awareness IS everything; a good sense of humour! all encompassing! not a "thorny" rose!
did i mention> when i grow up i want to be ..........................
will do anything for my family!
now "half a twin" as my twin sister has passed on! learning to live and laugh again.
what about this.... a 'frustrated artist' ... i love to paint !
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Pets Crossed the RainbowBridge 2012&amp, 2013, our beloved cats 4ever in our hearts, my rescued sweetie Plummie, our persian cat "kismet"/ "kizzy"  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Not a religion- experience Knowledge, First Nations /Native American tradition, Judaism and Christianity, buddhism  
Eating Habits Vegetarian Wannabe (I Try!), Keep it Healthy, baked apples with maple syrup, finding interesting stir fry recipes  
Wild Fact About Me being a twin
My Philosophy " My Lamp Is Lit "
What Gives Me Hope Always Prem Rawat/Maharaji's Knowledge, My husband & Family, Inspiration, Authenticity, Compassion, Inspiration, Kindness, Life ... and You for being here for me :)
What/who changed my life and why my late twin sister because she was not afraid TO BE!
my husband for accepting and loving me for me!

Maharaji also known as Prem Rawat for giving me the gift of Knowledge,

Mahatma Ghandi for his courage & non-violenct perseverance,

Nelson Mandela for his courage & inspiration,

Martin Luther King Jr. for his courage,determination through faith and non-violence, and his eternal message " We Shall Overcome " .

James Redfield - The Celestine Prophecy
Albert Schweitzer's - Gift of Friendship
Louise L. Hay - The Power is Within You
You Can Heal Your Life
Thomas Moore - Care of the Soul
many other books...
movies - Dancing with Wolves... too many to mention
What Bugs Me people who rape, injustice, People whom do harm unto others, People claiming friendship that are not!, hypocrisy, ignorance, indifferance, Any one that would hurt an animal, Any one that would hurt a child, abusive people, Drunk Drivers  
Passions Practicing Knowledge * Maharaji, my family, writing, spirituality, other cultures, music, making a difference, Energy Healing And Love, broadening my horizons, art, animals, peace, nature, laughter  
Inspirations Prem Rawat, my husband, children, grandchildren, Hannah Senesh, Our Creator - The Great Spirit, GOD's beautiful and wonderous Universe, All Native American Cultures  
What Scares Me War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference, The moral direction of our society!, Losing the ones I love, not being aligned with Great Spirit, Is how cruel the people of the world are, Criminals that are young and violent, Ignorance and evil, religious fanatics, Shootin  
Role Models Prem Rawat (Maharaji), Dalai Lama, Rowena my late twin sister "just BE", Chief Rolling Thunder, Chief Sitting Bull, Princess Diana, Martin Luther King Jr., Katharine Hepburn, Mother Teresa, Oprah Winfrey, BONO - ONE.ORG, Kelsang Namtso trying to save children  
Quotation Every breath that comes into you- you cannot
buy it, you cannot exchange it,
you cannot give it.

It is yours.

- Prem Rawat (Maharaji)

"Aspire to INSPIRE before you Expire"
" If you have a chance to make life better for others and fail to do so your are wasting your time on earth.
No matter what our station in life, we are here to serve,even if that sometimes means making the greatest sacrifice of all.
A warrior is challenged to assume responsibility, practice humility and display the power of giving, and then centre his or her life around a core of spirituality. I challenge today's youth to live like a warrior."
Billy Mills

" to see a world in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower
Hold infinity in the palm of your
And eternity in an hour"
William Blake

" No bird soars too high
if he soars with his own wings"
William Blake

" Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free." HH Dalai Lama

" Truth alone is Triumph "
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."
Mahatma Ghandi

" the Universe is Sacred . . . if you try to change it you will lose it."
Lao Tzu

" I set down the emerald lamp,
Take it up - exhaustless.
Once lit,
A sister is a sister."
Interests sharing Prem Rawat-Maharaji's message, being with my family and friends, friends, my rescue cat Plummie, advocating for human rights, advocating for animals, Holistic health, healing with herbs, arts &amp, amp, amp, crafts, enjoying life and those i love, Mind/Body/  
Books in no particluar order, Wokini: A Lakota Journey by Billy Mills, This Land is My Land -George Littlechild, Black Elk Speaks, The Education of Koko isbn:0-03-063551-9, The Celestine Prophecy- James Redfield, Zen Poetry, flower arranging, arts and crafts How To's  
Music my video-check it out :), Native American Flute, Native American, folk, Classic Rock, celtic, country, oldies, new age, world music, u2, soft rock, all kinds, alternative, Sanctuary, drumming african music  
Movies Dances with Wolves, Sound of Music, Forrest Gump, Fried Green Tomatoes, Windtalkers, memoirs of a Geisha, Platoon, Rain Man, Gorillas in the Mist, As Good As it Gets, Scent of a Woman (classic Al Pacino, Denzel Washington for sure!, Breakfast at Tiffany's ~ any AH mo  
TV Shows America's Lost Treasures, X FACTOR, SURVIVOR AND AMAZING RACE, Animal Planet, Wildest Africa, APTN (Aboriginal's Peoples Television Ne, Antiques Roadshow  
Favorite Foods Avocados!!!, homemade anything! (meatless), did i mention whipping cream !!!, salad, my homemade lentil soup, DATES BIGTIME!!!!!!!!!, stir fry, teas of many different kinds, veggies, thai, strawberries, salmon, fruit  
Favorite Places playing with my granddaughters-anywhere-, stargazing, within myself - peace, parks and beaches, walking with the first snowfall, in the Light, by the ocean, Anywhere in nature!  
Can't Live Without this Divine breath that sustains me, Prem Rawat (Maharaji), Family, God/spirituality, GRACE, faith, Inspiration, hope  
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     Dear Friends please note & share my news story for me.
    What happened to Nathan Phillips, a Native American elder & Vietnam Vet is beyond disrespectful! ... the wall of ignorance is in the mind of every generation that chooses to marginalise Native American people!

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    So cute...and true! #cat #humor #cats #funny #lolcats #meme #cute #quotes =^..^=
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    Have a great one, Rosemary, Marvin, Jewel & Emmy! Sending lots of love, Millie & Sami. xoxo 

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    happy weekend to you Rosemary, Marvin, Jewel & Emmy xoxo

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    Hello my dear Rosemary.  I've not been on C2 much, nor even the computer for a while, but you must have read my mind as I was thinking of you today.  I'll write with details but for now just let you know things are going much better.  I hope they are for you & Marvin too.  Much love & many hugs to you, Marvin, Jewel & Emmy.

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    Despite his parents' reassurances, Bill couldn't shake the nagging suspicion he might be adopted.  #catadoption #hearttoheartadoptions
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