mourning pet loss

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How Veterinarians Decide if Euthanasia is the Right Decision

You don’t feel qualified to decide to put your pet down, so you talk to a veterinarian. How does the vet know it’s the right decision? “One great myth of veterinary practice is that the veterinarian somehow knows ‘the right time.’ Part of that belief, I’m sure, is the client’s understandable urge to escape the responsibility for taking the life […]

Easing the Heartbreak and Pain of Your Cat’s Death

How do you survive the great loss of your cat’s death? There are no easy answers here, only wisdom from other cat owners who miss their beloved felines. Here’s what a reader said: “My husband and I just had our 14 year old cat, Kordell, put down last Tuesday,” she wrote on When Your Cat Dies – Help Mourning Pet Loss From […]

How to Cope With Your Pet’s Death – A Veterinarian’s Help

Two veterinarians describe how they coped with their pets’ death; their words of wisdom may help you say good-bye, grieve, and heal after your pet dies. “Death…is not more than passing from one room into another,” said Helen Keller. “But there’s a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room, I shall be able to see.” Imagine that your beloved […]