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

No heaven will not ever Heaven be; Unless my cats are there to welcome me. — Unknown

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Of all God’s creatures, there is only one that cannot be made slave of the leash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve the man, but it would deteriorate the cat. — Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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