Deciding if you should you adopt a new cat or kitten after the death of your beloved animal isn’t easy. Some bereaved pet lovers feel guilty, sad, or confused about adopting a cat or buying a kitten from a pet store. Others are worried about opening their hearts to another experience of great love and loss.
Our dog Georgie is just as anxious on Halloween today as she was eight years ago, when we first adopted her from the shelter. She starts getting anxious a few weeks before October 31; she gets freaked out by the neighborhood’s Halloween decorations (zombies coming out of gardens, haunted houses, ghosts and spiders).
You knew losing your cat would be sad, but the pain you feel after your cat’s death may be overwhelming. When Zoey died, for weeks all I could think was, “I miss my cat so much.” If you’re sad and lonely without your cat, you’ll find words of comfort and compassion here.
It’s a myth that “time heals all wounds.” Nothing will erase your grief, but these ideas will help you cope with the death of a… Read More »How Do You Cope With the Death of a Pet You Love?
Believing in heaven or an afterlife doesn’t erase the intense pain of a dog or cat’s death, but it can help. These prayers for pet loss will… Read More »Comfort and Prayers for the Loss of a Beloved Dog or Cat