By: Jessica Aldred Grieving the loss of a loved one is one of the most difficult things we will go through in our lives. In my life, there is no exception when it comes to my fur-babies. After five long months without my beloved puppy girl, and an unexpectedly difficult grieving process, I finally felt compelled … More Completing the Grieving Process
By: Tanya Pimental Many people start their journey towards parenthood with a pet. My boyfriend, now husband, gave me an adorable kitten as a graduation gift not long after we moved in together. Animals are such loyal and lovable creatures. There is a comfort in knowing they are around. Curling up to snuggle a furbaby really does … More Pet Loss
By: Anne Marie Holloway Our kids started hammering us with requests for a new pet shortly after the loss of our beloved feline, Boru, this past winter. Every night, my husband and I were visited by one or multiple teary eyed children who would inform us that they could not sleep anymore in “this house” … More A New Kitten
By: Jessica DiRamio I am bugged several times a week for a pet. I hear things like: “I am the only kid who doesn’t have a pet.” “We don’t even have a fish!” “I wish I had something that would sit on my lap while I pet it.” “When I am a Mom, I will … More Is It The Right Time For A Pet?
By: Kristen Clifford Well, I would like to crawl under a rock and pretend that what happened last Wednesday didn’t, but I can’t. The day started off like any other, Grace doesn’t have school on Wednesdays so we spent the day at home cleaning and catching up on laundry. My husband was at work. Grace … More Mommy Disaster
By: Sheila Gaudet I grew up loving animals. We had dogs, of various shapes and sizes, from the time I was born. I learned to ride horses at 6 and have asked for one for Christmas every year since then. We had a barn which is the only reason that my father allowed us to … More Animal House