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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thus, blessed to those affectionate pets with oft-quoted sayings that will be a tribute to vocalize your love, sympathy and quest for reuniting. — Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats. — Albert Schweitzer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A cat’s soul is always true. — Unknown

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

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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