When a Pet Loss is Experienced Around the Holidays

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Winter ushers in time for family, reasons to get cozy, and many pleasant memories. Unfortunately, it can also be a time of loss and devastation. When a pet loss occurs during the holiday season, the toll taken on the heart can be more sharply felt than any other time of year. You may feel that you are under an obligation to celebrate and be merry, as other people around you are doing. This isn’t the case. You are allowed to grieve. You are allowed to mourn, cry, scream, and feel .....

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Tips for Designing and Ordering a Dog Tombstone

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Ordering a Dog Tombstone As you prepare to bury a canine who has crossed the rainbow bridge, ordering a tasteful dog tombstone can be part of the process of someone’s mourning. While it’s certainly not pleasant, knowing the steps of purchasing a tombstone. First, you’ll want to ensure that you know the rules for the cemetery that you are considering. Many have rules for the sizes and shapes of all dog tombstones. If the rules do not fit with your ideas of the.....

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Summers and the Pet Memorial Stone

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The Pet Memorial Stone Summer is the perfect season to spend some time in your garden or yard, enjoying time with your family and friends. If you already have a pet memorial stone, you can integrate it into your summer activities, if you’re ever needing quiet time to reflect on all of the amazing times that you’ve spent with a deceased pet. Picnics Have a family picnic near the area where the pet memorial stone rests. Lay out your favorite outdoors blanket.....

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Looking for Something Other than a Pet Memorial Stone?

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While a beautiful pet memorial stone can be a stunning commemoration of the life you shared with a dearly departed pet, there are other options. From a small piece of jewelry to a beautiful painting, the options for memorializing a lost Fido or Frisky is unlimited. When you expand your horizons to include items other than a pet memorial stone, you also have more options for personalization- from the color to the material. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or a loved one who has recen.....

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Unexpected Dog Memorial Stone Decorations

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Why Create Your Own Dog Memorial Stone? If you’re a crafty pet owner, creating a dog memorial stone after your beloved pup passes away may bring you comfort. Working with your hands and flexing your creative muscles may be the perfect comfort in your grief and allow you to honor a treasured family member in the process. Colorful Beads If your life with your pet was colorful, consider pressing delicate and vibrant beads into a homemade dog memorial stone. Most p.....

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3 Touching Ways to Personalize Pet Memorial Stones

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As you begin to plan the memorial for a beloved, departed pet, you may wonder how to truly honor the spirit and love that they brought into your home. A classic option is the pet memorial stone. These beautiful, natural memorials are a personalized way to remember your sweet companion for years after their passing. One of the best aspects of these stones are that they are highly personalizable! If you’re wondering how to customize the memorial, check out this.....

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Quotes and Sayings About Losing a Cat

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Cats are so fiercely independent, we can sometimes wonder if they even know that we’re in the room! But, that’s what cat-owners love about their felines. The haughtiness and regality of a cat can bring touching moments of laughter and joy, especially when they drop the act to curl up on your lap. Gaining a cat’s affection can be an arduous task, so losing a beloved cat can take an especially distressing toll on a pet-owner. Find solace in these quotes about the kittens we love. .....

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Quotes and Sayings About Losing a Dog

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Dogs have held a special place in human hearts for as long as they have been domesticated. Loyal, silly, and kind, dogs make the best companions. They listen without judgement and love you without fear. When you’ve lost a dog, it can be hard to place your feelings into words. Following are a few quotes that can help you get on the right track.   “People who really appreciated animals always asked their names.” –Lilian Jackson Braun .....

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Quotes and Sayings About Losing a Pet

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Quotes and Sayings About Losing a Pet Losing a pet can be as difficult as losing a member of your own family. Sometimes, it can be impossible to find the words that truly express the complicated array of emotions that you are feeling. If you are planning a memorial for your furry friend, here are some quotes and sayings that may inspire your thinking:   “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains .....

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Memorializing Pets (part 1)

Three Examples of Pet Memorials in Children’s Literature
“My Heart Will Always Wear the Pawprints Left By You”: Memorializing Pets To many people, pets are important members of the family. Like when any other family member has passed on, it is important to memorialize your companion. It reminds us of all of the precious moments that we had the honor to share with these four-legged friends and assures that they will never be forgotten. Pet memorials are not a modern concept. Current estimates place dog domestication back 15,.....

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