Pets are an integral part of many people's lives and fill many roles their loss is felt deeply by most families. Pets are best friends, treasured companions, and family members. Most pet friends find the passing away of a beloved pet difficult. Although gone, the treasured pet friend is not forgotten and there are many individual ways of remembering your pet and keeping the honored lifelong companion close in memory.
Plant a tree or flowering bush in honor of your pet. The living memorial to your treasured friend can be an excellent way of keeping your pet close in your memory.
Frame a portrait or have a painting made from a portrait painting made from a photo of your beloved friend. This is an excellent way of remembering your pet.
Pet paw prints are wonderful ways to remember your pet. Pet memorabilia such as their favorite toy, their favorite blanket or their collar and tag can be saved and kept close in memory of your pet.
Donate time or funds in remembrance of your treasured pet to the local shelter to help other less fortunate pets. Donating to the less fortunate pets of the world is a very good way of remembering your pet. Adopting another pet friend from a shelter can keeps the love going, and is yet another excellent way of honoring your treasured friend and selfless companion.
Memorial services for pets can be touching and heartfelt ways of remembering your pet after their passing. If a pet burial is chosen then a memorial service at the pet cemetery can be one excellent way of remembering your pet.
Pet burials may not be comforting for everyone as well as not practical in all localities. One excellent way of remembering your pet is through a custom pet urn. The pet memorial can take place anywhere special to you or your pet and the ashes can keep your pets' memory close forever.
There are many possible ways of remembering your pet and the lucky friends of these treasured companions may choose to explore several different ways of remembering their lost pet family members and honoring their lives. However, the memorial service is one of the most important ways to say goodbye to your pet. The ceremony in honor of the deceased family pet can provide closure and begin the healing process as well as provide the family a chance to express how much that companion meant to each of them.
Pet caskets can be small versions of human caskets. Pet cemeteries offer final resting places for these valued family members and a small stone is one way of remembering your pet. Many pet owners choose cremation and this service may be provided by a pet cemetery as well. Pet urns can be simple or customized and elaborate as the deceased pets' owner desires and they are excellent symbols of pet remembrance. While the beloved pet may be gone, their memory will be treasured by those lucky enough to be touched by their warmth.