Pet Bereavement

My Cat Just Died and It Hurts Like Hell

Jody Thompson | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jody Thompson

It's the deal you make having pets - you know they don't live for very long and you will be devastated when you lose them. But the fun, love, companionship and joy they bring is worth the pain at the end and the massive hole they invariably leave. It's a privilege that pets choose to share their lives with us.

Why Our Pets Deserve More In The End

Marie Carter | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK
Marie Carter

Until the last decade or so, our pets on slipping this mortal coil would be interred either at the bottom of the garden - dog and goldfish lying paw to fin - or in rather less dignified ways. It's only relatively recently that pet crematoria have sprung up and other ways of remembering our pets have emerged.

The Death of Embarrassment Over Pet Bereavement

Marie Carter | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK
Marie Carter

There is little doubt that losing a beloved pet can leave a massive hole in a family's life. Unlike the death of a human family member, which understandably attracts a huge outflow of sympathy, love and care in both actions and words, the death of a pet can be bewildering for other reasons.

Paparazzi and Putting Down a Pet: Why the Two Should Never Meet

Louise Glazebrook | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Glazebrook

Ashton Kutcher made the brave yet utterly miserable decision to put his beloved dog down, and when you go through with such a decision, a little bit of your heart goes with your dog. You share your life with a dog and you dedicate your days, life and love to this four legged friend.

Dogs and Grief

Clive Norman | Posted 27.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Clive Norman

If anyone does take the time to read this, unless you are a dog lover then this will probably all appear to be a load of old tosh. There are many of us however that actually take the time to study our dogs in the hope of understanding them a little better