Purrs 4 Peace Week 40

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#purrs4peace Hello everyone, we’re participating in Purrs4Peace Week 40. This weeks Purrs4Peace has us purring because the time for healing is now.

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Please join us in Purrs4Peace  
Sister Sascha


“Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing – peace is the measure.” – George Melton

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Again, this week I was reminded of how transient life is when one my sweetest and most beloved friends, Jody Nelson, collapsed. Jody suffered a cardiac arrest and although resuscitated, she has been removed from life support due to brain damage and is not expected to survive. Jody just celebrated her 51st birthday.

All though small in stature, Jody has always had one of the biggest hearts around. As long as I have known her Jody has had a full family of furry babies in her home, dogs and cats. She often fosters homeless pets…and usually ends up adopting the baby permanently. Presently Jody has two dogs and a cat: Zoey, Tangie and Tennessee. Her beloved dogs Bresa and Sabra have passed over the rainbow bridge. She is a big supporter of animal rescue and animal meals on wheels.

Jody came into our lives when she became pet sitter for my canine siblings Zoe and Zelda 15 years ago. She even christened Zelda with the nickname Zelly Belly. She was an invaluable support and help when mummy’s mother was battling cancer and when she passed. But then…that’s Jody. Always there for her friends.

Although Jody…like other friends and family members…may pass from our sight, she will never be out of our hearts. We love you Jody.

And so we purr for health for the sick, healing for the injured, and comfort to those of us who love them. There is no PEACE without health.


Please stop by and visit the Confucius Cat’s Blog, he is after all, our fearless leader on the Purrs 4 Peace project.

The appointed time for Week 40 is Sunday, March 21, 2010. Participants should purr for three minutes commencing at 3:00 p.m.. EDT (U.S.) which is 7:00 p.m. (20:00 hrs.) BST in the U.K. The cat’s human staff should assist their cats with the project by stroking and nuzzling the cat at the appointed time.

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19 thoughts on “Purrs 4 Peace Week 40

  1. Kea

    There is nothing that I can type that won't seem trite. But please know I am sending universal Blessings, Peace and Light to all concerned regarding Jody. I'm truly so sorry.

  2. Jacqueline

    Very sorry to hear about your sweet friend, Jody; there are really no words for such a tragic loss…Wishing those who love her comfort and peace during this time, blessings to all of you.

  3. marg

    That is so sad about your friend Jody. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her friends and family. Take care.

  4. Ikaika

    We are purring for peace all and for a healing for your friend, Jody. If a healing is not possible, we are purring that she has a safe journey.

    'Kaika and the Yosemite cats

  5. Ginger Jasper

    Our special purrs for your friend.. That is way too young to go.. There must be a special job waiting for your special friend.. Hugs GJ xx

  6. Alasandra

    We are purring. This weeks "time for healing" was so touching, we still has tears in our eyes. It seems so many beans and fur friends need healing, we are purring for them all. ~AFSS

  7. ABBY

    We were very sorry to hear about your friend Jody.
    It sounds like Jody would have like to let those learn that the best way to remember is not by continually dwelling on tragedy, but by living our own lives to the fullest every day, as living memorials to those beautiful souls whose own lives were cut way, way too short.
    We will purr….
    Abby

  8. Eric and Flynn

    We are so sorry to hear about Jody. We send purrs and prayers for her and her family and friends.

  9. Melody

    Sending lots of prayers your way. I pray that you find strenth and peace. I also pray for Jody's family and last but not least I pray for Jody's animals for they are losing their loved one too.

    God Bless You, you are a good friend.

  10. Your Daily Cute

    Pimp and Moo will be purring, too. So sorry to hear about your friend. It's terrible how sometimes things like this happen so unexpected. She sounds like an absolutely beautiful person.

  11. Prints the Cat

    We are very sorry to hear about your friend, Jody. She had such a loving heart to foster and take in so many furries.

  12. Inigo Flufflebum and d'Artagnan Rumblepurr

    We're both purring for you this week, so sorry to hear about your loss.

  13. Cindy

    How sorry I am. She sounds like a wonderful woman. She is in God's arms now being rewarded for all her work.

  14. Deb Harvey

    It's so hard to find the words… Jody sounds like such a beautiful lady.

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

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