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

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

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

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

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

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 is a fearful thing to love what death can touch. — New England Tombstone

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

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

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

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

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

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

His ears were often the first thing to catch my tears. — Elizabeth Barrett Browning

…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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Heartbreak is life educating us. — George Bernard Shaw

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

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

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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