One cold, dark November night Remy Bibaud, Co-founder of Cherished Ones found a little white puppy smack dab in the middle of the road she was traveling on. The dog was so small and so scared. Remy scooped her up and put her in the car. She called her friends she was to meet later that evening and told them the universe had other plans for her. That was the night Olive found her way into Remy's heart.
Moira Anderson, M.Ed. provides useful information in the following article regarding pet loss, and how to handle a pet's remains. Pet Perennials provides the link to her site at the end of the article should you want to review additional articles on a variety of topics relating to pet loss. Pet Perennials is a living memorial product that combines a small portion of a pet's cremation remains with a nutrient rich soil/seed matrix to form custom seed wafers that may be used to seed a memorial garden or to mark a favorite walking or riding path. MiY Pet Perennials Kits allow you to engage the family at home in the process of making Pet Perennials. The kits provide a way to help the children work through the grieving process. Love-Seeds-Life The kits are available at this time only through our Industry Partners. If your veterinarian does not currently offer our kits, you may have them reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or you may contact us at the same email and we will provide you with a partner near you.
The world has just ended. Your pet -- your friend, your confidante, the companion who was always there for you -- has died. Dog, cat, horse, bird, hamster, ferret -- species doesn't matter. Age doesn't matter. All that matters is the huge hole that has just entered your life. That, and the grief.
The loss of a four legged friend or feathered friend or even slithering friend often invokes a multitude of feelings. Guilt and sorrow seem to be the most common and often go hand in hand. But pet loss can invoke other feelings as well; feelings of loss, anger, and/or helplessness. Losing a pet usually leaves one with feelings of extreme sadness for long periods of time. So when a pet’s death occurs we often find ourselves wondering, “Did I do enough? Might I have done more? Did I put him/her down too soon? If only I had noticed my pet’s illness sooner. Why don’t I make more money because perhaps then I could have gone to the vet sooner or afforded the treatment he/she needed? If only….”