An emotionally difficult part of sharing our lives with our pets is the fact that they don’t live as long as we do. When a pet dies, the people who love them go through the same grieving process as if they had lost a human loved one. Grief is complicated at the best of times; however, for a pet owner there is often no outlet or ritual for working it through.
The bond between people and pets reaches into every aspect of our lives. Time spent with pets is often greater than the time spent with other family members. During the years you spent with your pet (even if they were few), became a significant and constant part of your life, so don’t be surprised if you feel devastated by the loss of such a relationship.
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