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

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

God’s finger touched him, and he slept. — Lord Alfred Tennyson

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

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

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

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

I have sometimes thought of the final cause of dogs having such short lives and I am quite satisfied it is in compassion to the human race; for if we suffer so much in losing a dog after an acquaintance of ten or twelve years, what would it be if they were to live double that time? — Sir Walter Scott

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

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

Nobody has ever measured even poets, how much a heart can hold. — Zelda Fitzgerald

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The stars are constantly shining, but often we do not see them until the dark hours. — Earl Riney

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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