Your cat isn’t “just a cat.” The bond you shared with your beloved kitty cat is deep, and your heart and home will never be the same. Coping with the grief and accepting your cat’s death isn’t a quick or easy process; don’t let anyone… Read More »How Do You Accept the Death of Your Beloved Cat?
Believing in heaven or an afterlife doesn’t erase the grief of a dog or cat’s death, but it can help. These prayers for the loss of a pet will comfort and help you cope with the death of your dog or cat. As you pray for comfort,… Read More »Comforting Prayers for the Loss of a Beloved Dog or Cat
Dogs may not grieve death the same way humans do, but they notice when someone is no longer around. Dogs may not get depressed or sad after a loss in the family – whether the family is other dogs or humans – but many dogs… Read More »Do Dogs Grieve? How to Help Your Dog Adjust After Loss
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 dog, you’ll be overwhelmed with guilty feelings. Here, you’ll find help dealing with the pain and grief. I am so… Read More »How to Deal With Guilty Feelings After Your Dog’s Death
In How to Fix a Broken Heart, Dr Guy Winch offers healing advice to help you cope with grief when your dog dies. This is one of the most thoughtful, informative books on pet loss I’ve ever read; it explains why grief over a dog’s… Read More »Healing Wisdom for When Your Dog Dies