Member Advice on Pet Death

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To Write or Not Ė Long Review Alert Iíve thought long and hard about whether or not to write this review. If youíre an animal lover you may be critical. If youíre not you may be dismissive and feel Iím being sentimental. I wonít be offended if you donít read it. Some reasons are: Iíve had ... Read review

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Warning: Beware of Flies

AdvantagesKnowing she wasn't suffering any more

DisadvantagesShock, guilt and devastating grief, slowly remitting.

"===To Write or Not Ė Long Review Alert=== Iíve thought long and hard about whether or not to write this review. If youíre an animal lover you may be critical. If youíre not you may be dismissive and feel Iím being sentimental. I wonít be offended if you donít read it. Some reasons are: Iíve had real computer problems for a few weeks, which have meant I couldnít write reviews, and this has given me an opportunity to get back into it. A deeper reason ..." Read review
07.07.2013

Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional

William was.... Review with images

AdvantagesA life was lived, happily and giving happiness

DisadvantagesIt's ended, as lives do

"...A pet is a family member and the effect of a petís death on a family can be profound. I approach the writing of an opinion on this topic with some trepidation. In the first place, I am far from sure that I have any useful advice to offer others on how to cope with the death of a pet; I can only relate how our family is currently coping with the loss of a particularly well-loved one, and hope that readers will derive something useful from our experience. ..." Read review
03.07.2004

Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful

Paw prints in the snow Review with images

AdvantagesThe joy your pet brought just from having had them

DisadvantagesThe end of a precious life

"...24/7 and became a fulltime member of the family. Shadow retained a wild streak though. She didn't like being picked up much, and a playful rub on her belly would most often turn into a game of rough and tumble. Despite that, she wasn't an aggressive cat - never did I feel scared or even remotely unnerved by her. She was just highly strung and over excitable. We bought some catnip mice toys one day, 9 in total to be shared amongst the 6 cats - Shadow ..." Read review
10.12.2003

Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful

The price we pay for love

AdvantagesNone

Disadvantagespain

"...firm, faithful, loyal and loving member of the family, just as a child. And whether you believe it or not, the bond is strong and permanent. Hopefully, the second phase is the many years of pleasure enjoyed in the company of a healthy pet, though sometimes there may be periods of anxiety, especially when it becomes poorly or goes missing. The third phase is when 'Old Faithful' becomes terminally ill and decisions have to be made as to when he or ..." Read review
21.10.2010

Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful

Dedicated to a faithful friend . Review with images

AdvantagesThe love the faithfulness.The good times.

DisadvantagesThe pain the wretched suffering ...the loss.

"Today we had to do one of the hardest things we have as a family have ever done. We decided to let our pet go. We only knew on the same day he was put to sleep. Forgive me for plonking this here as this isn't strictly in the right catagory but not knowing where else to put it -my view is one that is emphatically humanly selfish but- that is definately the right view for the ANIMAL. FOR anesthesia when an animal a beloved pet has passed the ..." Read review
07.05.2005

Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful

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