Mourning Hope Grief Center

A pet is a family member too!  It's normal when you love a pet to grieve when that "family member" dies.  Many people may tend to minimize the impact this loss has had on your family.  Your pet was not just as cat or a dog, they were very significant to your family and their death will have a significant impact.  Give yourself and your family permission to grieve this loss.
Here are some things to help your family as they work towards healing:

If you would like more information about pet loss, various children's books and brochures are available at the Mourning Hope Grief Center.