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

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

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. — Anatole France

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

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

The death of a pet can trigger a grief response that is as deeply felt as when a friend or family member dies. — Michael Murphy

My grief lies all within, and these external manners of lament are merely shadows to the unseen grief that swells with silence in the tortured soul. — William Shakespeare

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

Heartbreak is life educating us. — George Bernard Shaw

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

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

It’s the things in common that make relationships enjoyable, but it’s the little differences that make them interesting. — Unknown

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

The pain passes, but the beauty remains. — Pierre Auguste Renoir

A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and the one which we take the least thought to acquire. — La Rochefoucauld

The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue. — Unknown

All that is worth cherishing in this world begins in the heart not the head. — Suzanne Chazin

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

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

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

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

Hope is the thing with feathers — that perches in the soul — and sings the tune without words — and never stops, at all. — Emily Dickinson

Give sorrow words. The grief that does not speak whispers the o’er-fraught heart, and bids it break. — William Shakespeare

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

Unlike some people who have experienced the loss of an animal, I did not believe, even for a moment, that I would never get another. I did know full well that there were just too many animals out there in need of homes for me to take what I have always regarded as the self-indulgent road of saying the heartbreak of the loss of an animal was too much ever to want to go through with it again.To me, such an admission brought up the far more powerful admission that all the wonderful times you had with your animal were not worth the unhappiness at the end. — Cleveland Armory

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…

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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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