Pet Sympathy Quotes

Anyone who has lost a dear pet, whether it’s a dog, cat, bird, horse or fish I want to let you know that you have my deepest empathy.  I know the sorrow and pain you are experiencing first hand.   Losing our pet can be devastating and heartbreaking.  Each person will handle this loss differently, which is why pet sympathy quotes was put together.  It is here to help you express your feelings and cope with this tragic event.  It is difficult to know what the proper etiquette is to do at this time.  What do you do?  What do you say to someone who has just lost his or her pet?  How do you let them mourn?

petlossquotes01Pet loss quotes and loss of pet quotes can be used along side pet sympathy quotes in a variety of manners.  Some of the more creative uses have been with inscriptions for hand made personal gifts, memory books and sympathy cards.  Writing of fond memories that you shared, a short personal note or a heartfelt message acknowledging the loss can go a long way.  It can be daunting and difficult to write exactly what you are feeling in a card or memory book, but I have accumulated an extensive list of quotes, sayings and poems that will help with your sympathy message. 

Our pets mean so much to us.  I hope that these pet sympathy quotes help you and others know that you care for them and are thinking about them during these difficult sorrow filled times.  Pet Sympathy Quotes are ideal for people who need to know that you are there for them and that you care.

Mourning the passing of pets

Pet Sympathy Quotes

Dogs don’t know about beginnings, and they don’t speculate on matters that occurred before their time. Dogs also don’t know — or at least don’t accept — the concept of death. With no concept of beginnings or endings dogs probably don’t know that for people having a dog as a life companion provides a streak of light between two eternities of darkness. — Stanley Coren

If there is a heaven, it’s certain our animals are to be there. Their lives become so interwoven with our own, it would take more than an archangel to detangle them. — Pam Brown

There is sorrow enough in the natural way from men and women to fill our day; but when we are certain of sorrow in store. Why do we always arrange for more? Brothers and sisters I bid you beware of giving your heart to a dog to tear. — Rudyard Kipling

I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. — Gilda Radner

To spare oneself from grief at all cost can be achieved only at the price of total detachment, which excludes the ability to experience happiness. — Erich Fromm

Friendship doubles our joy and divides our grief. — Swedish Proverb

Thus, blessed to those affectionate pets with oft-quoted sayings that will be a tribute to vocalize your love, sympathy and quest for reuniting. — Mark Twain

When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her. — Montaigne

Many people have heard the remarkable example of devotion involving a Skye terrier dog who worked for a Scottish shepherd named Old Jock. In 1858, the day after Jock was buried (with almost nobody present to mourn him except his shaggy dog) in the churchyard at Greyfriars Abbey in Edinburgh, Bobby was found sleeping on his master’s grave, where he continue to sleep every night for fourteen years. — Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

There is always something for which to be thankful. — Charles Dickens

We learn only when it is too late that the marvel is the passing moment. — Francois Mitterand

All that is worth cherishing begins in the heart, not the head. — Suzanne Chapin

The heart of grief, its most difficult challenge, is not “letting go” of those who have died but instead making the transition from loving in presence to loving in separation. — Thomas Attig

I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me they are the role model for being alive. — Gilda Radner

A person who has never owned a dog has missed a wonderful part of life. — Bob Barker

Heartbreak is life educating us. — George Bernard Shaw

Time keeps no measure when true friends are parted, No record day by day; the sands move not for those who, loyal-hearted, friendship’s firm laws obey. — Nicholson

…he is pure air and fire; and the dull elements of earth and water never appear in him, but only in patient stillness while his rider mounts him: he is indeed a horse… — Shakespeare

What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose. — Henry Ward Beecher

Death is not the greatest of evils; it is worse to want to die, and not be able to. — Sophocles

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. — Gandhi

For those who love dogs, it would be the worst form of a lie to call any place where dogs were banned “Paradise.” Certainly no loving God would separate people from their canine friends for eternity. — Stanley Coren

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person. — Andrew “Andy” Rooney

They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies. — William Penn

If you have a dog, you will most likely outlive it; to get a dog is to open yourself to profound joy and, prospectively, to equally profound sadness. — Marjorie Garber

Pet sympathy quotes.

I hope these have helped you.  For additional quotes, please see…

Pet Loss Quotes     Loss of Pet Quotes

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  1. Thanks for the wonderful sayings…it helped me alot with the loss of my beautiful kitty..i miss him so much……

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