Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Dawn - My Cat Whisperer Niece

My niece Dawn and two very lucky kittens

Dawn is my first and oldest niece.  She is the daughter of my brother Isaac.  Dawn rescues kittens. 



My brothers John (left), me and Isaac (right) and my niece Dawn with her daughter Kandace - December 1987

She probably wouldn't like me writing about here like this so that's why I'm to using her last name.  Dawn is selfless, she goes about her life's mission of rescuing these poor kittens that area abandoned and sick.  She nurses them back to health and finds homes for them.  No, she isn't one of their weird Cat Ladies.


Dawn with her sister Karen - my birthday 1974 - one of the best pictures I ever took - 40 years ago!

I am very proud of Dawn and her caring nature.  In addition to her full time activity of rescuing and bringing back to health abandoned kittens, she also has her own child care business which she runs out of her home.  


From Dawn's Facebook page- she's always looking for new homes for her kittens and she finds them!

So where did Dawn inherit this gene for rescuing kittens?  Well, maybe her dad (Isaac) ha something to do with it.  Below is a picture I took of my brothers who found some kittens forty years ago in a manufacturing plant where our father used to work.  One of those cats grew up to be "Bobby", my first and only pet cat.  I would love to have one now but you know that story, Bill hates cats.  But maybe one day.

My brothers John and Isaac with abandoned kittens they found in a manufacturing plan we lived near - 1953
Me and "Bobby" - 1954

The last couple of nights at the hotel I had to deal with some very difficult people. The election results of a few weeks ago have ushered into power a group of people who are not interested in you or me but only their corporate owners and for the next two years they will do everything in their power to make life more difficult for us common folks who work for a living.  It is at times like this that I look at people, people like my niece who do good.  


Dawn with her brother (Isaac, III) and sister (Karen) December 10, 1977

I was tempted to write a blog posting this morning bitching about these recent developments but I said "No Ron, try to think of something positive and write about that.  If you write about more negativity you're only going to sink lower."  So folks, here is my "puff piece" today.  Granted, Dawn is my niece but she is one of the Good People in this country and this world.  God bless them.  Without people like her what hope is there for the rest of us?


Dawn with her son (Chase) and daughter (Kandace) 2007
Now there, did I leave you smiling after reading this blog post about my wonderful niece Dawn?  

12 comments:

  1. Yes you did exactly that, Ron. Such lucky kitties! And such heart-warming 'blasts from the past' photos too. Thanks. I feel good now.

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    1. Ray,
      Indeed, such lucky kitties. I am so proud of Dawn and anyone who rescues and takes care of our feline friends, who depend on us so much.
      Ron

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  2. Bravo ......�� ��

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    1. Some good news Roger. I had to suppress my negative rants. Too much of that already in today's world.
      Ron

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  3. Ron,

    I follow Dawn's cat rescues and I think she out does us.

    Lar

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    1. I don't know Lar. I think over the long haul you and your women have rescued a lot of cats.
      Ron

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  4. Very cool, Ron! I love your niece. People who are kind to animals are special in my book.

    Peace <3
    Jay

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    1. They are in mine too Jay.
      Ron

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  5. Ron - so many nice folks in your family. Love the photos of the children.

    Pat

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    1. As is your family too Pat. :)
      Ron

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  6. Bless her heart!

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    1. That's what I say Stan, "Bless her." She can't afford the cost either but she does manage somehow. I never remember her asking for monetary help either. I don't know how she does it.
      Ron

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