I didn’t love or miss Mortimer less intensely, but I was forced to pull myself out of my pain when the girls needed me.
They reminded me life has to go on whether we’d like to wallow in the past or not.
If you can’t throw them out yet, put them out of sight in a drawer or a box in a closet or basement.
The real memory is in your heart.” Seeing your pet’s collars, leashes, dishes, and beds in their usual places may make it harder to heal.
“If there is a heaven, it’s certain our animals are to be there,” says Pam Brown.
“One of the basic human satisfactions is the feeling of being needed, and attending to an animal gives many people a daily sense of being useful,” writes Gary Kowalski in .
“It is important to know you make a difference, at least to one appreciative creature.
I don’t think have the courage to do this alone and I fear for myself when it’s over.” (a book that offers many spiritual ways to survive pet loss).
“There will be a time when you feel guilty for feeling better, but event hat will pass.