29. July 2011 10:39
If you are visiting this website, it is most likely because you have lost a pet recently, or you are about to lose one. You are going through one of the hardest moments of your life, and it’s understandably hard to cope with. You are probably asking yourself a lot of questions, and not getting any answers. The important fact to remember right now is that everything is going to be okay, and that you are going to get through this.
One of the questions you may be asking yourself is “Why does it hurt so much? It was just a pet.” The truth is, a pet is as much a part of your family as the rest of your family. Yes, your pet was an animal and not a human. Therefore, it is hard for others and yourself to understand the way the searing pain of loss is reaching your heart and affecting your life.
It is crucial to remind yourself that your pet was probably there for you many times when no one else was. Pets are the most forgiving creatures on the planet, and they are truly loyal to you. Your pet was a constant part of your life, day in and day out. Whether you or others want to admit it or not, your pet was a significant part of your life. Thus it will not be easy to get over, nor will you be able to get over it quickly.
The best thing you can do right now is accept these facts to be true. Repeat to yourself daily that it is okay to feel grief because you just lost an important member of your family. If others don’t understand your feelings, that’s not your concern. You don’t have to judge yourself based on their opinions. Remember, everything will be healed in due time.
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9. June 2011 11:28
Losing a pet is heartbreaking. I think everyone who has ever lost a pet knows that it's like losing a member of your family. There are no words to describe the feeling of the loss that you feel. I have lost four pets in my life thus far, and each one of them has been just as sad as the last. I don't know if you can ever fully get over the loss of a beloved pet, but I do think that memoralizing them in some way helps with the grieving process.
It is always a dilemma on what we should do to memorialize our lost pet. There are not a lot of resources out there for people who are experiencing the loss of a pet. That factor is a significant reason why Best Friend Services was created. No one who has just lost a pet wants to spend hours on the internet looking for cremation services, urns, memorial plaques, etc.
What is the perfect way to honor a lost friend? Is it just simply burying them in the back yard? I think the more appropriate way to honor your pet is through memoralizing them in some fashion. That's why I love pet urns. Best Friend Services actually offers pet urns that look like garden stones that you can put in your garden. You should honor your pet in whatever you feel comfortable with, and pet urns are a great option. Let us help you through this difficult time of grieving a friend so that you can turn your pet's loss into pet memories.