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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Heartbreak is life educating us. — George Bernard Shaw

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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