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The Cremation of Sam McGee

The Cremation of Sam McGee

by Dave Blake May 02, 2020

A poem about the cremation of Sam McGee, by Robert E. Service

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How to Cope with Pet Loss When It’s Time to Go Back to Work

How to Cope with Pet Loss When It’s Time to Go Back to Work

by Spirit Pieces Team April 29, 2020

Losing a beloved pet can be nothing short of devastating. As with any other loved one, the death of an animal family member can leave one feeling numb and unable to focus.  So, what’s the best way to cope when it’s time to head back to work? Here are a few tips.

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5 Common Questions when Grieving the Loss of a Pet

5 Common Questions when Grieving the Loss of a Pet

by Dave Blake April 20, 2020

Grieving the loss of a loved one is never easy, regardless of whether they happened to have two legs or four.  If you’re struggling with your emotions over the recent passing of your furry family member, here are some answers to five commonly asked questions that may bring you comfort and peace.

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5 Creative Things to Do with a Pet’s Cremated Ashes

5 Creative Things to Do with a Pet’s Cremated Ashes

by Dave Blake April 20, 2020

Pets are more than just animals who live in our homes. They are an important and beloved part of the family. As such, when their time comes to cross the rainbow bridge, we want to honor them just as we would any other family member. Let’s take a look at a few of these options below.

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Feeling Guilty Over the Loss of a Pet – How to Find Peace

Feeling Guilty Over the Loss of a Pet – How to Find Peace

by Dave Blake April 07, 2020

There are a lot of emotions that come along with losing a pet.  If you’re battling feelings of guilt and regret, here are a few tips for working through those emotions in a positive, healthy way.

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How to Help a Grieving Pet

How to Help a Grieving Pet

by Autumn Puckett April 01, 2020

Anyone who has ever lost a pet knows the deep grief and sorrow that comes with it. What we often fail to realize is that it’s not just humans who feel the pain of losing a furry family member. Fellow companion animals can also experience symptoms of grief that are remarkably similar to those experienced by people.

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Grieving the Loss of a Pet – When’s the Right Time to Adopt Again?

Grieving the Loss of a Pet – When’s the Right Time to Adopt Again?

by Autumn Puckett March 23, 2020

Losing a furry family member is a deeply emotional experience, and the process of grieving the loss of a pet isn’t something that just goes away overnight. It takes time to heal and finally reach a place where tears and sadness are replaced with smiles and happy memories. It is at this point that many people start to question whether it’s the right time to welcome a new pet into their heart and home.

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Saying Goodbye - 5 Tips to Prepare for the Loss of a Pet

Saying Goodbye - 5 Tips to Prepare for the Loss of a Pet

by Spirit Pieces Team March 15, 2020

As pet parents, we wish our animal family members could stay with us forever. Unfortunately, these precious souls only share our lives for a finite amount of time. If we’re lucky, we get to enjoy many years of companionship. If your pet is nearing the end of his or her life, here are a few things you can do to prepare - emotionally, spiritually, and practically - for that sad day.

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5 Common Misconceptions about Grieving the Loss of a Pet

5 Common Misconceptions about Grieving the Loss of a Pet

by Dave Blake March 09, 2020

If you’ve never experienced the loss of a pet before, you may unwittingly be the victim of a few common myths and misconceptions. The fact is, grieving the loss of an animal companion can be just as difficult as losing a human loved one. Recognizing some of these mistruths is the key to overcoming them in your own journey and can make the healing experience go much more smoothly. Let’s take a look at a few of these misconceptions below.

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Pet Cremation and Burial Options

Pet Cremation and Burial Options

by Dave Blake March 02, 2020

When the time comes to lay a family pet to rest, there are a number of options. The one you choose will depend on a variety of factors, such as your beliefs, your budget and your access to resources. Understanding each of these options and their pros and cons can make things a little bit easier during a difficult and emotional time.

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Seniors and Pet Loss – How to Cope and How to Help

Seniors and Pet Loss – How to Cope and How to Help

by Autumn Puckett February 27, 2020

Seeing a loved one suffer through the grief of losing a pet can be incredibly difficult. If you know of a senior who recently lost his or her animal companion, here are a few ways you can help.

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How to order from Spirit Pieces

How to order from Spirit Pieces

by Autumn Puckett February 17, 2020

A quick overview of how to order from Spirit Pieces Memorial Art

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