Remembrance Rituals: What Some People Are Doing To Honor Their Pet When They Die
It's important to transition from the mentality of “they died” to “let me tell you how he really lived.” This is true of people and pets.
Our First Big Loss: Helping Children Through The Grieving Process And Loss Of A Pet
The death of a pet is the first loss that many of us can remember. That's why you so often see the online security question, "What was the name of your first pet?"
Dealing with the loss of your cat
This is not easy. Suffering the loss of a beloved cat is a painful experience. No matter old she was or how expected her death, she was a part of your household — and your family — and losing her is very difficult. Knowing what to expect, knowing that you can find support, and feeling […]
Dealing with loss: Memorializing your cat
The bond between a human and an animal is often unparalleled by anything we experience in our human relationships. So, too, can be the pain we feel when that animal is gone. If you have lost your cat, (or any animal friend) know first that your grief is real and valid, and that you are […]
The Beginning of Your Grief Journey: Anticipatory Grief
You have been given some devastating news that the end-of-life walk with your precious love is here. How are you going to walk through this? What next?
Grief and Coping with the Loss of a Pet
This article courtesy of Michele C. Hollow, petnewsandviews.net Ever notice how strangers become friends when we exchange tales about our cats, dogs, birds, horses, and other pets? And when a pet dies, we understand the grieving process that each of us goes through. It’s a sad time that is made just a bit easier when […]
Do pets feel grief over the loss of a loved one?
This article courtesy of petinsurance-101.com. It’s a documented fact that pets experience grief when they lose a loved one. Many pet owners will corroborate this. Regardless of whether it is a cat losing a kitten or missing a deceased pet friend; the distress signs are there for all to see. Pets have a deep significance […]