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  • Full Name: Rajdeep & Fabiola
  • Location: South end

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    Hello Community!

    We want to acknowledge a local hero who rescued a cat and others who reached out with care and concern. This is the Salt Spring we want to contribute to!

    Early in the week, a few ravens drew our attention to someone’s beautiful black cat stuck very high up in a tree. We called around to get help for this kitty and most people said that the cat would come down on her own. We had no idea how long she was there but on the afternoon of the 4th day (as far as we knew), an amazing and lovely member of our community cared enough to call us back and respond.

    Big Love and Bunches of Roses to Daniel Lantz (of Daniel Lantz Pruning)! Daniel scaled to the very top of the tree to rescue this sweet cat who was too scared to make it down. We were so concerned because of the freezing temperatures and her not eating or drinking in days. Daniel came to her rescue with grace and this little cat did not make it easy for him to get her down!

    Just like people, not all cats are the same and not all cats will come down from a four or five story high tree. Daniel was amazing and very graciously not only offered his skills, service, care, effort and time but at no charge. He acknowledged our kindness in caring for a cat that was not ours and exchanged this kindness with his own; he simply asked us to pass his kindness forward.

    The world needs more people to step up and give with such generosity and care to create a communities where all people, all beings and the Earth are and feel cared for. Thank you, Daniel, for being such a model community member!!

    Rajdeep and I were and are so touched and inspired by Daniel and others who not only felt care but acted on this care and reached out to us.

    Big Love and Roses to Tine Street for passing on Daniel’s name and giving such a glowing recommendation! Yes, Daniel is a gem and so are you, Tina! Thank you!

    Big Love and Roses to Karen, from the SPCA who offered to take the cat in to receive care. Thank you, Karen!

    Big Love and Roses also go to Anne Buckley who kept in touch with suggestions and care for the kitty and care for us, thank you Anne!

    Big Love and Roses to Eddie, a rock climber who enjoys climbing trees, who offered to try a rescue. Thank you Eddie!

    Big Love and Roses to Sarah who wanted to pass on the info. of a person who was willing to help. Thank you, Sarah!

    Big Love and Rose to Barb Morris, all the way from Nova Scotia. Barb is not a Salt Springer as of yet but cared enough to reach out. We would clearly benefit from such a caring person joining our community. Thank you, Barb!

    Big Love and Roses to George from Akerman Tree Care who called five minutes after Daniel did to offer his help. Thank you, George!

    Lastly, to Gordon Lee, who is just an all around nice guy, who was already booked but provided us with a name of someone who might be able to help.

    Rajdeep and I are so grateful to call Salt Spring our home and grateful for individuals and groups who extend themselves in care and consideration to others. We believe it is not effortful to create “The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Knows is Possible.”**

    With love and gratitude,

    Rajdeep and Fabiola

    **Check out Charles Eisenstein’s book by the same name.

    Sadly, the cat ran away so we were not able to bring her in to the SPCA. We continue to look for her to make sure she is OK. If anyone knows of a domestic cat that was missing for 4 or more days, please let her peeps know. We want them to know that she may need fluids and extra cuddles. :):) The cat was in a tree on Isabella Rd.

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