This news comes from Wendy via Cheryl Rutherford.
Wendy and Sydney at the Shining World Compassion Award Ceremony
Tuesday, 14 June 2011
Dear Friends of the World Parrot Refuge,
Wendy has asked that I share the following news with you, in the spirit of honesty and transparency.
Wendy has been diagnosed with cancer for the second time: she had a hysterectomy 35 years ago for the same thing and now it has returned with a vengeance. It was confirmed on Friday, and she is now waiting to be called by the Vancouver Cancer Clinic for treatment (apparently the VCC is the best in Canada). She would like to emphasize to everyone that she is not at all worried about herself; however, she is worried about not being at the refuge and leaving so much work to the staff.
She has been assured by the doctor that this cancer is very treatable. In fact, Wendy wrote, “He said if he had to choose one, this would be the one to choose”. The treatment apparently isn’t fun, but the end result (of course) is well worth it.
Why share this personal information with you? Wendy writes:
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