The death of a pet truly is like the death of a beloved
family member. This book offers not just sympathy, understanding, and warmth,
but also genuinely helpful suggestions to help you through the grieving process.
Lost Your "Best Friend"...
who have ever owned a
dog, cat – or other pet – using the words “companion animal” and
“beloved” together does not raise any eyebrows or strike any dissonant
All of us who have ever
loved an animal understand.
All of us who lose an animal
Much has been written of the
grief that people feel when they lose a human companion – friend,
spouse, other relative – but is the mourning any less when the lost
companion is an animal? Indeed, the word “pet” is often replaced these
days with “companion animal” or “animal companion.” They are
companions. They are very much friends. Perhaps even more… they are
It’s something that people
who don’t have animal companions may find hard to understand. But it’s
something the rest of us find all too easy to comprehend.