This is such an important topic and article. Please read “What happens when a beloved pet dies: Grief can be deep, memories often sweet”
From the article:
“Grief is grief – whether it’s pain over losing a beloved animal or beloved human, said Sarina Manifold, a licensed clinical social worker and certified grief recovery specialist. Pet owners are often surprised at how deeply sad they are when a pet dies.
Manifold reassures them, ‘You aren’t going crazy. You are allowed to feel this way.'”
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