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.

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Pet Sympathy Quotes

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

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

Here Shock, the pride of all his kind, is laid, Who fawned like man, but ne’er like man betrayed. — John Gay

Heartbreak is life educating us. — George Bernard Shaw

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

At one time a synod of the Catholic Church was held in which the question of whether or not animals had a soul was discussed very seriously: would good dogs go to paradise and bad ones, who stole slices of lamb, burn in hell eternally. The denial of the soul was voted: it is enough for the honor of the species that the question was posed. — Alfred Barbou

No heaven will not ever Heaven be; Unless my cats are there to welcome me. — Unknown

There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats. — Albert Schweitzer

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

You don’t look back a long time but down through it, like water. Sometimes this comes to the surface; sometimes that; sometimes nothing. — Margaret Atwood

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

Death is the passing of life. And life is the stringing together of so many little passing’s. — Rabbi Rami M. Shapiro

A cat’s soul is always true. — Unknown

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

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

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

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

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

Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears, but laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you. Twas heaven here with you, I loved you so. — Isla Paschal Richardson

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge, Myth is more potent than history, Dreams are more powerful than facts, Hope always triumphs over experience, Laughter is the cure for grief, Love is stronger than death. — Robert Fulghum

Death is the passing of life. And life is the stringing together of so many little passing’s. — Rabbi Rami M. Shapiro

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

Nothing to be done really about animals. Anything you do looks foolish. The answer isn’t in us. It’s almost as if we’re put here on earth to show how silly they aren’t. — Russell Hoban

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

When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving much advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a gentle and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares. — Henri Nouwen

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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