of a Special Cat A Collection of Inspirational Writings I
have this book and it would be an excellent gift for someone who has
lost a cat.
Rose: Diary of a Very Special Love Kosin's
deeply moving tribute to the dog he loves for 18 wonderful years. I have
this book and it was a very moving story of dedication and love. It
would be a wonderful gift for someone you know who was wholeheartedly
dedicated to their pet's well-being.
Healing Wisdom for Anyone Who Has Ever Lost a Pet.
Sound, compassionate advice to get you through the loss of your pet.
Included are ideas for rituals and ceremonies, spiritual guidance and readings and poems
to use for solace. I read this book to help me prepare for losing my cat
(I lost her to cancer when she was only 8 years old). It would be a
wonderful book for any pet owner, whether they have already lost a pet
||Catnip for the
Soul This book of stories, told from a
cat's perspective would also be a good gift book for a grieving friend if you knew the
family well. One of the stories is sure to remind you of the friend's cat.
My cat Ed fits the "Fig Newtons" story!!!
Reflections on the Loss of a Canine Companion A poignant collection of poetry and stories
written as tributes to dogs. It provides comfort and healing for anyone mourning the loss
of a beloved dog. A heartwarming book for dog lovers, and a thoughtful gift of
condolences. Beautifully illustrated.
||The Loss of a
Pet: This book won the coveted Maxwell award offered by the Dog Writers of America for
"Best Non-Fiction" of 1993. It is also now being used in many veterinary schools
as an aid for teaching sensitivity and awareness to pet loss.
||Pet Loss: A
Spiritual Guide Sometimes as
"pet owners" we don't realize how close we are to our animal companions until we
loose them, and even then we're afraid or ashamed to openly mourn and memorialize them.
The author offers advice on handling this feeling of awkwardness and encourages readers to
express their feelings and memories.
Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet
compassionate, and "user friendly" guide to every aspect of pet loss
bereavement. The types and stages of grief are discussed, and you'll also find some tested
coping strategies to help you cope with the different aspects of grief.
the Loss of Your Pet: Saying Goodbye with Love,Dignity, and Peace of Mind
This thoughtful book explores,
in depth, our psychological relationship with our pets and gives encouraging methods for
helping the whole family prepare, cope, and heal at the death of their animal friend.
||Healing the Pain
of Pet Loss: Letters in Memoriam
from men, women, and children who have lost their beloved animal companions. These stories
are quite intense and laden with profound narratives and emotions. The circumstances of
loss are extensive and varied.
||Cold Noses at
the Pearly Gates There are no words that can change the
feeling of emptiness we feel with the loss of that special "friend" who shared
our heart and life. But we can replace the grief with joyful anticipation when we
realize that there is hope and comfort to be found.
||It's Okay To Cry
compassionate stories that help people to find hope and healing after the death of a
beloved pet. Sixty-two people who have lost pets including dogs, cats, horses, birds and
working animals share their stories.
Farewell Preparing for and Mourning the Loss of Your Pet Information about euthanasia and the grieving
process, and explains in detail all the options available to people when their pets die.
Meant to be read in advance of a pet's death, when the reader is in a better position to
make those kinds of decisions.
Good for children.
Jeff's parents take him on an Alaskan cruise in the hope that he will stop his obsessive
mourning for his bull terrier, Buddy. Following a dog who looks like Buddy, Jeff goes back
in time and lands in the middle of an adventure. Returning to his own time, Jeff finds
that he's finished grieving for Buddy.
||For Every Dog an
Angel: The Forever Dog Reading level: Ages 4-8. Although a dog passes away, it "can never really be separated from
its forever person."
Reading level: Ages 4-8. A comforting and
smile-inducing poetic text speculates on the place where all good dogs go, describing Dog
Heaven as a wonderful location filled with countless ham biscuits, good meals, lots of
petting, and endless stretches of fields to run in.