There is nothing more heartbreaking than losing a treasured companion animal. Whether expected or not, one can never truly prepare themselves for such a loss. Often, we are never done saying goodbye, but many find that creating a memorial tribute in honour of the pet can be a source of comfort.
A pet memorial can be anything from a garden stone with a small inscription, to even a touching cremation vessel that is personalized. Searching for a final remembrance for a pet can be a calming and theraputic experience. The final message can be simple yet descriptive, or exquisitely elaborate.
The purpose is to honour the memory of the pet, and who would know how to do that better than their best friend?
We can and will happily produce inscribed monuments in memory of a pet – be it stone or even a wooden cross with a plaque just ask.
Perhaps the most famous of pet memories is Lord Byron’s Inscription on the Monument of a Newfoundland Dog
“Near this spot are deposited the remains of one who possessed beauty without vanity, strength without insolence, courage without ferocity, and all the virtues of man, without his vices. This praise, which would be unmeaning flattery if inscribed over human ashes, is but a just tribute to the memory of Botswain, a dog.”
Typical Pet Inscriptions
Lovely, gentle boy with the kindest of natures.
My sorrow at your sudden loss has no end.
A gentle friend who taught me so much.
I shall always miss your naughty and crazy ways.
I still expect you to be hiding around the corner.
The truest friend I ever had.
He made me happy if I was sad.
We have not forgotten. We never will.
Cat of a lifetime. Friend for eternity.
One day we shall meet again and joy will return to my heart.
Thank you for the grace you bestowed on my life.
I shall see you on the other side my dear true friend.
My loyal and loving companion.
I ache for the loss of you.
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