Choosing a family pet, whatever it may be, is a wonderful experience for anyone. You just know that the companionship you can get from a dog or a cat is priceless. Many people treat their pets as part of the family, and I can understand why. They are there for you when you wake, and when you get home. It is like having an extension to your family. So when the worst happens, and you lose a pet through death or even your pets escaping, it can be devastating. I think all pet owners are faced with that one question, How to honor the memory of family pets?
This has brought me to the topic of discussion today. There are many ways we can honor the memory of family pets. I thought I would explore some of them today. I hope it offers you comfort in a sad time if you happen to be a pet owner or you are currently grieving the loss of your pet.
Burying a beloved pet
You never know when you are going to be faced with a loss of a pet. It may be due to illness and expected over time. However, it could be incredibly sudden. Whatever the situation, you may want to think about burying your pet. For example, you can bury them somewhere that reminds you of them. Some people choose to do this in their garden or even a pet cemetery. You could even consider a headstone with your pets name and date of birth. It’s a common way to honor the memory of your beloved pet.
Having a piece of jewelry made in their memory
Another way you can honor the memory of your pet is to consider having a piece of jewelry. Perhaps buying a necklace or a bracelet. Charm bracelets and necklaces are particularly popular. You could use the opportunity to add an existing item or you can have a piece of jewelry made. Having a diamond created from the ashes of your pet. Your diamond would be a consistent reminder of the memory of your beloved pet. For more information, check out companies like DNA 2 Diamonds.
Hold a memorial service
Many people consider their pets as part of the family. So, it should be no surprise that other members of your family will feel exactly the same way when a loss occurs. Seeking support from friends and family in laying them to rest is a wonderful way to say goodbye. Furthermore, you have everyone can share stories from your pet’s life and mourn the loss together. A memorial service can be a great reminder that you’re not going through this pain alone.
Create a scrapbook
Every parent makes some sort of keepsake for their child, either digitally or in a book format. So, why not consider something similar for your pet? Collect pictures and add them to a scrapbook. It’s always something you can look back on in the future.
Finally, I hope this helps you deal with the pain of losing a pet, and finding a way to honor the memory of your family pets.