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Melody’s Story: The love and loss of a human who loves cats

Melody’s Story: The love and loss of a human who loves cats

My heart goes out to Melody and Mary Ann. Their experience was truly traumatic. The pain that they feel and the pain of the little cat they tried to save is palpable.

Dealing with a violent death of your pet

Dealing with a violent death of your pet

Dealing with the death of our beloved furbaby is tough at the best of times. How much more heartwrenching must it be if your furbaby dies violently? Healing is possible, even from the most terrible of experiences. Whatever kind of death your furbaby experiences, know that they are happy and at peace now.

Ten tips to get over guilt about your furbaby’s death

Ten tips to get over guilt about your furbaby’s death

Many people have told me that they do feel guilty about their furbaby’s death. Guilt is a fairly useless emotion, yet it has a powerful hold over us humans. Guilt gets in the way of healing and happiness.

Feeling Better

Something Soothing For The Soul

Something Soothing For The Soul

You know and I know that it is so important to remember our departed furbabies in whatever way we can. It’s good for us to remember them, to celebrate them. I’d like to share some of my favorite ‘soul’ quotes and prayers.

What did your dog teach you?

What did your dog teach you?

This video will break your heart. Pat Cudd, dog-lover, is dying of cancer and needed to find a new home for her shelter dog, Sherlock. What happened next will bring you to tears. Pat says that amongst many other things, her dog Sherlock taught her how to have fun—something she said she never new how […]

After pet loss, acquainting a new kitten with the rules of the house

After pet loss, acquainting a new kitten with the rules of the house

Dear Cat Lovers, you will LOVE Dear Kitten! It’s got everything–when your oldest fur baby dies, acquainting a new kitten with the rules of the house, and so on. Very important information for humans and kittens to know!!! Will put a huge smile on your face 🙂 Enjoy! BJ xx    

Life After Death

Proof of Life After Death For Animals and Humans  ** MUST READ BOOK LIST **

Proof of Life After Death For Animals and Humans ** MUST READ BOOK LIST **

Once upon a time, everybody accepted that life after death was real. That this life, and this body, was not all there is. But in our modern scientific and materialistic era, we’ve lost this understanding. However, the tide is turning.

Animals and the Afterlife: You’ll be amazed what this investigation found

Animals and the Afterlife: You’ll be amazed what this investigation found

Fascinating investigation based on stories submitted by readers of metaphysical and animal magazines, describing experiences that had convinced pet owners that animals had a spirit or soul which lived on after physical death, that they had an afterlife.

Will I see my furbaby again?

Will I see my furbaby again?

Will I see my furbaby again?’ In other words, is there life after death for pets? There is good grounds for having a firm conviction in the beauty of the ‘afterlife’, for you and for your pet.

Euthanasia

Putting a furbaby to sleep

Putting a furbaby to sleep

This is a video about Mark, a rescue Golden Retriever, during his last hours. He had been suffering from very advanced cancer of the bones and throat. He now awaits is fur-parents at Rainbow Bridge.

A Comforting Euthanasia

A Comforting Euthanasia

We all know, my friends, from personal experience the pain of losing our so-loved ‘pet’ (but they’re not really ‘pets’ are they, and we understand this). Sometimes we lose them through death my natural causes, sometimes through tragic and sudden death, and sometimes through the choice to euthanize.

A perfect death

A perfect death

Whether or not to put our beloved pet to sleep is an incredibly difficult decision to make. To die surrounded by love, in a loving environment, is a very good death.

Sick or Dying

How to give your cat CPR

How to give your cat CPR

Some of you may not be aware that it is actually possible to apply CPR to cats and dogs. It’s important to know this, though, as one day you might be called on to save the life of a furbaby. CPR stands for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. CPR is a combination of mouth-to-mouth breathing and chest compressions […]

Creating an ambient environment for a sick pet

Creating an ambient environment for a sick pet

When our furbabies are very sick or dying, they need us to know what to do to help them, to create the best possible environment for them.

Helping Others

Melody’s Story: The love and loss of a human who loves cats

Melody’s Story: The love and loss of a human who loves cats

My heart goes out to Melody and Mary Ann. Their experience was truly traumatic. The pain that they feel and the pain of the little cat they tried to save is palpable.

When Pets Grieve: How to help your pets recover from the death of their furry friend

When Pets Grieve: How to help your pets recover from the death of their furry friend

The question is not, “Can they reason?” nor, “Can they talk?” but rather, “Can they suffer?”  (Jeremy Bentham)   If you think humans are the only ones that can feel the loss of a loved one, then you’re mistaken. But I suspect any cat-lover or dog-lover knows that pets grieve just as humans grieve.   It […]

What did your dog teach you?

What did your dog teach you?

This video will break your heart. Pat Cudd, dog-lover, is dying of cancer and needed to find a new home for her shelter dog, Sherlock. What happened next will bring you to tears. Pat says that amongst many other things, her dog Sherlock taught her how to have fun—something she said she never new how […]

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Melody’s Story: The love and loss of a human who loves cats

August 19, 2015 0 Comments
Melody’s Story: The love and loss of a human who loves cats

My heart goes out to Melody and Mary Ann. Their experience was truly traumatic. The pain that they feel and the pain of the little cat they tried to save is palpable.

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When Pets Grieve: How to help your pets recover from the death of their furry friend

February 6, 2015 3 Comments
When Pets Grieve: How to help your pets recover from the death of their furry friend

The question is not, “Can they reason?” nor, “Can they talk?” but rather, “Can they suffer?”  (Jeremy Bentham)   If you think humans are the only ones that can feel the loss of a loved one, then you’re mistaken. But I suspect any cat-lover or dog-lover knows that pets grieve just as humans grieve.   It […]

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Proof of Life After Death For Animals and Humans ** MUST READ BOOK LIST **

December 30, 2014 0 Comments
Proof of Life After Death For Animals and Humans  ** MUST READ BOOK LIST **

Once upon a time, everybody accepted that life after death was real. That this life, and this body, was not all there is. But in our modern scientific and materialistic era, we’ve lost this understanding. However, the tide is turning.

Continue Reading »