This isn’t just a list of pet sympathy gifts and memorials; I also included stories of how pet owners memorialize their beloved dogs and cats. These sympathy gifts and pet memorials will help ease the pain, especially if the owner feels guilty about the dog or cat’s death.
My dog is officially elderly – a senior dog already – which means my doggie gift ideas need to be updated! These personalized gifts for old dogs and dog lovers don’t include ball launchers, doggie frisbees, or rawhide bone chews.
Maybe you don’t believe in the “heaven” of childhood fairy tales — but isn’t there a wee part of you that hopes such a place exists? A new creation, perhaps even a new earth, where you meet the people and pets you loved and lost. A place of comfort, peace, joy, rest, play, and even meaningful work.
Even if you didn’t cause your dog’s death, you still feel guilty. It’s a natural response to pet loss. If you accidentally killed your pet… Read More »How to Deal With Guilty Feelings After Your Dog’s Death
Your cat isn’t “just a cat” – so don’t let anyone make you feel foolish about the grief you feel after your cat dies. If… Read More »When You Feel Like You’ll Never Get Over Your Cat’s Death