Category: Animal grief

For Crying Out Loud

As it did for many, the story of Cecil caused me deep anguish. Friends who know my love for animals were sending me links and opinion pieces on the story. To most of which I replied, “I just can’t talk about it.” There was a wave of grief that overcame me. It stole my words.... Read more »

Debunking the Myth that We Actually Outlive Our Pets

I feel like I haven’t been blogging long enough to write about the BIG topic. The heavy one. The death and dying stuff. Everyone has a story about losing the great animal love(s) they have known. It makes a permanent impression on your being. Can a blog really even make a meaningful scratch on the... Read more »