Pet Memorial Ideas

Many people prefer to create a memorial in the memory of their pet. It is their way of saying goodbye to their furry friend. Some people opt to create something beautiful and handmade while others choose to use a stone plaque or a casket. There are several ways to remember your four legged friend. It … Continued

How to Support Children with Pet Loss Grief

During the difficult time of losing a pet, the best thing for your child is sensitivity, support, and encouragement. It’s easy to be preoccupied, or unaware of your child’s emotions and not handle their emotions appropriately. Some parents try to shield their children from the pain of loss. However, it is best to be honest, … Continued

The Stages of Grief after Losing a Pet

Pets hold a special place in our lives and in our houses. They are no less than a family member. If you have ever had a pet, you understand how close to the heart, pets can be. The mere thought of losing a pet is disheartening. But, life is a cycle and sooner or later … Continued

Pets Grieve Too

When a pet passes, it can be heartbreaking, but not just for the owner. If you have more than one pet, the loss of one can really affect the other – especially if they are brother sister, lovers or close friends. Pets that live together, especially if it’s for most of their lives, become extremely … Continued

5 Tips to Stop your Cat from Demand-Meowing

There comes a point when you might realise your cat is meowing for a little more than just a chat… It’s hard to know though, what your cat is ever really meowing for. But you will definitely recognise when they are meowing for food.   Signs your Cat is Meowing for Food:  When they meow, … Continued

5 Tips to Deal with Loss

Losing a pet is just like bidding goodbye to your family member which fills your heart with sorrow and grief. If you are someone trying to deal with the heartbreak of losing a pet, here are a few tips that can help you deal with the loss. 1. Try to Switch Your Mind to Other … Continued

Common Questions about Pets at Rest QLD Pet Cremation

Pet Cremation certainly isn’t the most straight forward topic, especially if you have never had to experience pet cremation before. This article will be a Question and Answer type of piece, answering all of your questions regarding pet cremation. Is it a door to door service? Yes, we provide a door to door service whereby … Continued

4 Ways to Keep your Dog Healthy

It’s extremely important to keep your dog/s healthy and happy throughout their life. Many people don’t actively take action towards their pets’ health, but there are certain things that you need to ensure you’re doing for your dog to keep their health maintained. This article will outline a few steps you can take towards your … Continued

Establishing Boundaries with Your Pet Dog

Whether you are a first-time pet parent or you have bought a puppy for a fresh start after cremating a dog, setting boundaries for your new furry member is essential. Letting a dog understand his limits is very important but training him is the toughest part. When to Train Your Dog? It’s the most obvious … Continued

When Should You Get Another Dog After Your Dog Dies?

Losing your companion is never easy. We are often filled with feelings of grief, irritation, and loneliness after the loss of a pet. These kinds of feelings may affect our decision-making power. Some dog owners struggle with the thought of getting another dog after their dog dies. The question is, how long should one wait … Continued

5 Ways to Keep your Outdoor Cat Safe and Healthy

If you have an outdoor cat, you’ll probably be aware of the statistics about their life expectancy in comparison to indoor cats. Outdoor cats are much more likely to get a tic or various diseases that threaten their livelihood. However, there are ways you can ensure your outdoor cat is staying healthy. By adopting the … Continued

How to Prepare for the Loss of a Pet

We are often fearful of death; it’s not a very interesting topic to talk about. It doesn’t really encourage happiness. But death, being inevitable, means that one way or another we have to come to terms with it. Every pet owner prepares himself for the death of his pet. Be it mentally or preparing for … Continued

How to Welcome a New Kitten/Cat into Your Home

Cats are extremely territorial animals so change can be quite disturbing for them; both change in territory and in owner. If you’re getting a kitten, the experience of leaving their mum will be very scary and overwhelming. Similarly, changing a cats’ home can be as equally as scary. So, to ensure the transition is as … Continued

Understanding your Cat and their Body Language

While it might seem pointless to learn how to, well “speak cat” because you are, well, simply human. It can be extremely beneficial for a variety of reasons, predominantly due to the potential of improving your relationship and being able to understand more about them and what they need at different times. Cats are curious … Continued

How to Explain Pet Cremation to Your Children

Pet Cremation can be a difficult thing for any of us to wrap our heads around, however, this is especially true for children. Cremating a pet is a difficult experience and can put strain on your family. Therefore, it’s important to know how to deal with it before it presents itself, especially for your children’ … Continued

How to Avoid Dental Disease in Dogs

Dental Disease is becoming increasingly prevalent in dogs which can lead to a variety of issues. Most predominantly though, dental disease can affect the overall health of a dog. Due to dogs’ mouths being far more alkaline than ours, they’re able to form much more plaque than we do. Bacteria lives in Plaque which can … Continued

Protecting Your Dog from Canine Flu, Naturally

It’s never pleasant to discover your pet in pain. Sometimes when we notice our pet displaying symptoms of illness, or peculiar behaviour we can jump to conclusions and stress ourselves out. It’s common, during these times, to start thinking about pet cremation and pet funerals. However, there’s one illness that can actually be treated at … Continued

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

Explaining pet cremation to kids

Pet cremation is hard enough to process as an adult, but what about for children? Kids are just as vulnerable, and sometimes more sensitive to the events that occur in the aftermath of a family pet passing away. So how does an adult go about explaining pet cremation to a child?   Don’t shield them … Continued

Pet cremation and processing grief

Pet cremation is the last thing any owner wants to think about. But what happens after we lose our beloved pet or that difficult decision to let them go, sadly can’t be avoided. Everyone processes grief differently and we understand just how difficult losing a family member can be. We are here to help owners … Continued