How to Help Your Child Cope with Losing a Pet

No matter how old you are, losing a pet can be a huge shock; pet funerals are an overwhelming realisation that make your stomach sink and your heart hurt. While we all grieve loss in different ways, children in particular can really struggle. They’re not yet equipped with the emotional intelligence to process loss maturely. Therefore, it’s … Continued

4 interesting articles about pet burials from around the web

‘Interesting’ and ‘pet burials’ aren’t usually two words you’d place in the same sentence, but we mananged to do it. We found some articles that range from the strange to the mysterious.   Archaeologists find rare pet cemetery in ancient Egypt by Forbes The ancient world, especially Egypt, never ceases to surprise. This burial site … Continued

Ancient pet burials in Asia and Africa

Domesticated animals have kept humans company for thousands of years. In the past, when their companion passed away, owners would give them a proper burial like any other member of their family. We list the unique ways people in Asia and Africa honour their companions through pet burials.   Egypt Animals were seen as manifestations … Continued

Animal and pet memorials that stand the test of time

Through the ages cultures have created animal and pet memorials. Some are famous, others not so much. All of them, though, symbolise a love and connection that lasts long after an animal companion passes.   In ancient Egypt, it wasn’t just the people themselves who got the mummy treatment. Animals and pets were held in … Continued