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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Heartbreak is life educating us. — George Bernard Shaw

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

Pet sympathy 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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