Grieving Over A Pet?
Consider a Pet Funeral!
Are you are Grieving Over a Pet?
Are you wondering what to do next since your pet died?
Have you considered a pet funeral?
If your beloved pet has recently died, you may be looking for some way to memorialize and celebrate the life of your pet.
When Grieving Over a Pet one-way to find closure for your pet loss grief is to hold a funeral on behalf of your pet.
Holding a funeral to pay respects to a pet that has past away is a great way for you to show your love and respect for the pet you have lost. In addition, having a funeral can help you come to terms with the feelings that you are experiencing when Grieving Over a Pet
If you have children who have been affected by the death of the pet, holding a funeral is a good way to allow them to express their feelings while also helping them gain a better understanding of death.
Here are some key points to consider when Grieving Over a Pet…
- Death is normal and inevitable, not a failure, accident or catastrophe
- If you can view death in this way it can free you to experience comfort, support and fond goodbyes ~ instead of battling against forces beyond your control
- Accepting death gives you the room to value the life of your companion
- Recognizing death as part of life can help you stay focused on the joy that you received from your companion
- Grief and mourning are different. Grief is internal, feelings, emotions and mourning is the outward display of grief. Funerals, memorials and pet memorials are perfect examples of mourning.
Some More Key Points to Consider
- It can be very helpful to have a funeral as a way of experiencing a formal good-bye
- Creating a special place of remembrance for your animal will give you a place to visit
- When creating rituals and remembrances think of the personality of your animal and then do your creating
- Do what works best for you and your animal when Grieving Over a Pet
Wendy Van de Poll, MS, CEOL is a certified pet loss grief coach, bestselling author, and animal medium. Through her experience and working with others she teaches folks…grief needs attention so that it can teach the profound lessons of life. You can reach Wendy by clicking here. She also has many books on Amazon to help you on your journey and many resources. Her newest book is Pet Loss Poems: To Heal Your Heart and Soul.