Entries by Aga

Early Signs of Death in Kittens & Puppies

Having a pet can be a wonderful experience, but when it comes to early death in kittens and puppies, it can be heartbreaking. The loss of a pet is never easy, but it can be especially difficult when the pet passes away suddenly or at a young age. Knowing the early signs of pet death […]

Treating Grief with the Respect it Deserves

When it comes to dealing with the grief that comes after losing a beloved pet, it can be complicated. Some might even say that grieving the loss of your darling pet is no different than grieving the loss of a person. It is a deep and meaningful loss that can be difficult to cope with. […]

Pet Grief

Understanding and dealing with pet Grief There comes a time in every owner’s life where a hard decision will need to be made. Pets, unfortunately, aren’t built to last as long as us and, towards the end of their lives, they’ll depend on us to make that hard choice. However, if you have another pet […]

Questions about pet cremations

As a provider for end-of-life services for pets, we’ve received a thousand questions over the years. Some have been out of curiosity, others out of grief and some have been humorous indeed, but today we’d like to have a look at some of the most frequent ones we’ve been asked.   5. “Do you do […]

The Energy of Grief

All human emotions carry with them a colour, a vibration or an energy. In grief’s case, it tends to manifest itself as a buzz or a hum; one that tugs at the corner of your lip or twitches the crest of your cheek. It resonates deep in your chest, close to where your heart resides, […]

Assessing a cat’s quality of life

As much as we might not want them to, fluffy kittens will eventually become grouchy cats. But at what point of their twilight years should you be thinking about letting them be free of their age? We certainly can’t tell you, but a pet that is suffering from a myriad of illnesses is most certainly […]

Myths

Whether by the cruel hand of fate or by the universe’s grand design, pets never usually outlive their owners. This leaves many pet-lovers with the weight of knowing that, sooner or later, they must say goodbye for the final time. It doesn’t help that there’s still so much unknown about death, and equally life, but […]

Grief and grieving having lost a pet

There are two sides to owning and caring for a pet. One of them is loss, and loss can take a serious toll on us, especially on the members of our circles that were close to those pets or animal lovers in general. Whether it is a dog or cat, rabbit or hamster, parrot or […]

The right time to say goodbye?

It’s sort of an oxymoron, isn’t it? I know from my own experiences that there is no right time to say goodbye, because letting go of those we love is one of the hardest things we’ll ever do. However, there will come a time in every Pet Parent’s life where they’ll need to be cruel […]

Send off

The loss of a beloved pet, be they large and lean or small and furry, is an experience that every owner is likely to go through at one point or another. Like most periods of loss and bereavement, life stops; it has to, the brain can’t process the finality of death unless it does! However, […]