Animals and the Afterlife: Pet Loss and Grief Revisited

Animals and the Afterlife: Pet Loss and Grief Revisited

We’ve all been there: the pet we’ve loved for what seems a lifetime is gone, leaving us with an almost unnavigable void in our spirits, broken beyond comprehension.

It’s been compared to the loss of a child by those experiencing the deep, seemingly bottomless hole that defies healing. What can you do to counter the searing pain that is the grief over the loss of a pet?


There is hope — and there is help. Facing the loss of a pet and the accompanying grief can challenge one’s most basic beliefs about life, living and what happens when we’re no longer on this plane.

What, after all, were they? Where did them come from in the first place? Do they continue to exist? Where have they gone? Do Can we see them again?