— Each require courage and compassion; does experience in one arena help in the other?
— I worked hard to help him gain weight, but at four months old, I knew it was time to say goodbye.
— My best friend's cat -- my "godcat" -- is facing the end of his life. Here's how I'm helping my friend.
— The founder of Two Hearts Pet Loss Center wants there to be no regrets in facing the loss of a pet.
— Quasi the self-proclaimed "ugly cat" is gone, but her spirit will live on in efforts to raise money for less-adoptable, special-needs cats.
— Shevick believes his eco-friendly process will change our conception of after-death pet care.
— Our dog recently passed, and people were much more concerned than when my cats have died.
— I'll admit, it's happened to me. Here are four reasons why I think we mourn pets so deeply.
— This weekend, I took time to remember my late cats, and I thought up some ways, simple and otherwise, to memorialize our pets.
— After only 6 months as official mouser at the Scotland distillery, Peat dies in an accident.
— The device creates a meaningful cat memorial by combining ashes with soil and planting a tree.
— Death leads people into a sensitive time, and different friends might need different approaches.
— We had only moments to say goodbye to our beloved Harley, and I still haven't accepted her passing. How do you cope with such a loss?
— After our 3-year-old cat died of a sudden illness, it was touching to see how it affected each member of my family, including my son and daughter.
— We should respect the grieving process, whether it's for a human or a beloved animal companion.
— "Being there with the people or animals that you love is a really important, transformative, and healing experience."
— The loss of a pet is painful, but Harberts offers comfort during that most emotional time.
— I recently talked to a woman about her son dying, and I found myself digging from my well of experience in grief with the passing of my kitties.
— A pet hospice devised this method of adding some objectivity into this highly emotional situation.
— Although I wanted Nixie to live forever, I couldn’t be selfish -- I owed it to her to spare her pain, but I also didn’t want to say goodbye too soon.
— Pet memorials can be cat-hair jewelry, taxidermy, or a portrait made from your cat's ashes.
— My Siouxsie is ancient as cats go, and even though she’s still healthy, it sometimes hits me that she’s going to die sooner rather than later.
— I know now that cats mourn the loss of their special humans, as much if not more than we do.
— Just like people, cats must process grief after losing an animal or human friend. Here's how to help.
— I imagine the reception that Dad received in Heaven was filled with barks and purrs, whinnies and moos, and even some chirps and screeches.
— A post on the famous cat's Facebook page reports the fierce feline passed away in the night, and it's a sad day for Catster and cat-lovers.
— After the loss of a cat, help your child move through the grieving and healing process.
— Giving a cat we called "Grimy" a dignified end illustrates not only the staggering number of feral cats but also the callous attitude that prevails.
— How have your cats acted when one of the pack crosses the Bridge? In my case, they've helped smooth out the change.
— Duke has had feline leukemia since birth, but he's now living the rest of his days in peace and happiness.
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