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Updated Jul 18, 2019
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Dealing with the Loss of a Pet...

September 10, 2009 by Mommy T. - Bolingbrook, IL

Hi Moms - A couple weeks ago we had to put down our 13 year old dog, who we've had since he was 7 weeks old. He wa...

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20 Year Old Cat

October 29, 2008 by Paula F. - Libertyville, IL

Please help. My kitty is 20. He just lays around. He can still jump on the sofa and does cuddle sometimes. He does ea...

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Have to Bury Our Bird Today

August 23, 2009 by Anja G. - Elgin, IL

Good morning Mommies, After being up most of the night feeding my cockatiel water with electrolytes, her tiny body f...

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Books to Explain to a 4 Year Old?

April 22, 2009 by Jennifer G. - Tinley Park, IL

Our dog just got diagnosed with a disease that will shortly take her life. Does anyone know of any books to help my ...

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How Do I Explain THIS Part

September 06, 2008 by Alice T. - Lockport, IL

Our family cat died suddenly Thursday morning. Blood clot to the brain...totally unexpected. Both our girls- age 5 an...

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How Do I Tell My Four Year Old That His Grandparent's Dog Died?

November 10, 2006 by Amy G. - Oswego, IL

Unfortunately my parents 16 year old dog needs to be put to sleep tomorrow...he has liver cancer and nothing can be d...

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My Son's Pet

December 23, 2006 by Tammy F. - Shelbyville, IL

I recently found my son's pet cat dead on the highway he thinks Waffles ran away should I tell him the truth???

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How Do I Help My Kids Through the Loss of Their Pet?

June 18, 2008 by NIcol J. - Washington, IL

Last night we discovered that our 3 year old Himalayan was run over by a car. He was an indoor cat, we had no idea h...

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How to Help Kids (AND ME) Get Through Loss of a Beloved Dog :(

December 13, 2007 by Karen C. - Oswego, IL

Hi Everyone: This week we had to put down our 13 year old beloved Golden Retriever. We are all having a very diff...

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I Have a 3 Yr Old girl....any Suggestions on Handling Pet Loss with Her?

July 07, 2007 by mommy x. - Chicago, IL

I have a 3 yr old girl. She absolutely loves her 10 yr old great dane and so I fear that when he is gone, she will h...