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463 Beautiful Final Goodbye Loss of Cat Quotes (2023)

1. “Cats are not our pets, they are our friends.” – Unknown


2. “They were part of your family.”


3. “We are our pet’s Heaven and just because their physical body is no longer alive, it doesn’t mean their soul loves us any less. We are loved from beyond, and always will be.” - Lyn Ragan


4. “Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in. ” 


5. “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” – Will Rogers


6. “You may have left this world, but your memory will live on forever. Thank you for the love, joy, and companionship you brought into my life. Rest in peace, my dear cat.”


7. “Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.” Author Unknown


8. “When you feel me in your heart, look up and I’ll be right there.”


9. “A cat’s life may be short, but the impact they have on our lives is immeasurable.” – Unknown


10. “No one ever really dies who is remembered with love. May the love you share with [pet’s name] be your comfort now, and may you be soothed by the knowledge that love’s eternal beauty will shine forever in your heart.”


11. “No heaven will not ever Heaven be. Unless my cats are there to welcome me.” 


12. “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.” 


13. Though simple, this shares the way you feel about your cat's death. While your cat will ...


14. “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” ― Josh Billings


15. “Those who love cats will understand the grief that comes with their loss.” – Unknown


16. “You brought so much happiness and comfort into my life, and for that, I will always be grateful. Rest easy, my sweet feline friend.”


17. “Don’t cry because it’s over, Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss


18. “Whisper I love you to a butterfly, and it will deliver your message to heaven.”


19. “May your journey across the rainbow bridge be filled with love and warmth? Rest in peace, my dear feline friend.”


20. “When you are sorrowful, look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has brought you delight.” – Khalil Gibran


21. “The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man’s.” ― Mark Twain


22. “I have sometimes thought of the final cause of dogs having such short lives and I am quite satisfied it is in compassion to the human race; for if we suffer so much in losing a dog after an acquaintance of ten or twelve years, what would it be if they were to live double that time? The misery of keeping a dog is his dying so soon. But, to be sure, if he lived for fifty years and then died, what would become of me?” 


23. “Honor your grief and the pain you feel when you lose a beloved pet. It is the first step toward healing.” ― Karen A Anderson


24. This Christmas, Pixy waits for us at the rainbow bridge.


25. “To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.” – Thomas Campbell


26. “Having a dog will bless you with the happiest days of your life and one of the worst days.” – Unknown


27. No one can truly understand the bond that we form ...


28. “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” – Anatole France


29. “Death ends a life, not a relationship.” ― Jack Lemmon


30. “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” Anatole France


31. In loving memory of Holly. 2005-2017


32. “Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love, they depart to teach us about loss. A new dog never replaces an old dog, it merely expands the heart. If you have loved many dogs your heart is very big.” — Erica Jong


33. “Remembered Always”


34. “Sometimes losing a pet is more painful than losing a human because in the case of the pet, you were not pretending to love [them].” Amy Sedaris


35. “Gradually… and with time… letting go of the pain of our loss, bit by bit, never means letting go of our love.” Barbara Schulte


36. “Missing a cat is a testament to the depth of our love for them and the bond we shared.” – Unknown


37. “Sometimes losing a pet is more painful than losing a human because in the case of the pet, you were not pretending to love it.” — Amy Sedaris


38. “May the memories of [pet’s name] bring you comfort during this time of loss.”


39. “Jumping, cuddling, pouncing without making a sound. Little Miss Kitty was the best around. She’ll be terribly missed.”


40. “Gradually…and with time…letting go of the pain


41. “I can’t imagine the grief you’re feeling after losing [pet’s name]. He/she was a special part of your family and brought so much happiness. Sending love.”


42. “A good dog never dies, he always stays, he walks beside you on crisp autumn days when frost is on the fields and winter’s drawing near, his head within our hand in his old way.”― Unknown


43. “In ancient times, cats were worshipped as gods. They have not forgotten this.” – Terry Pratchett


44. “Dogs leave pawprints on our hearts” Author Unknown


45. “No matter how far apart we are, the memories of our cats will always bring us together.” – Unknown


46. “We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment.” – George Eliot


47. “The pain of losing a beloved cat is matched only by the joy they bring while they are with us.” – Unknown


48. “What greater gift than the love of a cat.” Charles Dickens


49. “Having a pet is a risk – you always have the grief ahead. But that’s the flip side of love.” - Unknown


50. “Having a dog will bless you with the happiest days of your life, and one of the worst days.” Unknown


51. “Sometimes losing a pet is more painful than losing a human because in the case of the pet, you were not pretending to love it.” – Amy Sedaris


52. Although my tail its last has waved, from pain and suffering I have been saved. Don’t grieve that it must be you who has to decide this thing to do; We’ve been so close―we two―these years. Don’t let your heart hold any tears.” ― Unknown


53. ​​“When the cat you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.” – Unknown


54. “What greater gift than the love of a cat?” – Charles Dickens


55. “Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.” ― Mark Twain


56. “One day we will see our animals again in the eternity of Christ. Paradise is open to all of God’s creatures.” ― Pope Francis


57. “We share your sorrow. [Pet’s name] was truly an incredible dog/cat.”


58. “Some angels don’t have wings, sometimes they have whiskers.”  – Unknown


59. “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened. ” ... “Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would ...


60. “Everyone thinks they have the best dog, and none of them are wrong.”


61. “I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.” – Jules Verne


62. “My cat wasn’t just a pet. She was part of the family, and we all miss her dearly. She was fun-loving, playful, and loyal. She’s no longer here, but I know her spirit still survives.”


63. “A pet is never truly forgotten until it is no longer remembered.” - Lacie Petitto


64. “A meow is a message to the heart.” – Stuart McMillan


65. “In every heart there is an inner room, where we can hold our greatest treasures and our deepest pain.” – Marianne Williamson


66. Inward Griever


67. Understand What They’re Going Through and How They May Project Grief


68. “No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you feel rich.” – Louis Sabin


69. 46. My heartfelt condolences for the tragic loss ...


70. “His ears were often the first thing to catch my tears.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning


71. “Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.”


72. “An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.” – Martin Buber


73. “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.” – Unknown


74. “With eye upraised his master’s look to scan, the joy, the solace, and the aid of man: The rich man’s guardian and the poor man’s friend, The only creature faithful to the end.” – George Crabbe


75. “Once touched by the spirit of a horse, your soul remains forever enlightened.” Unknown


76. “Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.” – Colette


77. “My cat was my companion and best friend. She left a paw print-shaped hole in my heart. I’ll remember her forever.”


78. “A cat has nine lives, but we only get to share one of them.” – Unknown


79. “Don’t hesitate to call me.”


80. “Sometimes a very special cat enters our lives…their presence changes our hearts forever. And we can call ourselves blessed for having known them.”  – Unknown


81. “Sometimes we aren’t meant to get over someone, and we go on living a little bit emptier.” – Leo Christopher


82. Set Aside Specific Time for Your Grief


83. “There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.” – Albert Schweitzer


84. “A companion is gone … but the memory lives on.”


85. “The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is grief. But the pain of grief is only a shadow when compared with the pain of never risking love.” - Hilary Stanton Zunin


86. “You don’t really own a dog, you rent them, and you have to be thankful that you had a long lease.” – Joe Garagiola


87. “Be kind to all pets and animals because they will be kind back to you.” – J. Wesley Porter


88. “No one can truly understand the bond we form with the cats we love until they experience the loss of one.” – Unknown


89. “No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.” — C.S. Lewis, “A Grief Observed”


90. “Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.” ― Isaac Asimov


91. “Never. We never lose our loved ones. They accompany us; they don’t disappear from our lives. We are merely in different rooms.” - Paulo Coelho


92. “I’m so sorry for your loss. I’ll never forget how sweet [pet’s name] would greet us when we came to visit.”


93. “Losing a part of your family is never easy.”


94. pet loss quotes to bring you comfort


95. “The love between a cat and its human is eternal. Even though you may be gone, you will always hold a special place in my heart. Rest in peace, my sweet [cat’s name].”


96. “If I have any beliefs about immortality it is that certain dogs I know will go to heaven, and very very few people.” 


97. “There is no death, only a change of worlds.” - Chief Seattle 


98. “Although it’s painful to say goodbye to a cat, the love and joy they brought into our lives will never leave.” – Unknown


99. “I guess you don’t really own a dog, you rent them, and you have to be thankful that you had a long lease.” – Joe Garagiola


100. “Poem For Cats”


101. Donate to Cats Protection


102. “I know how much [pet’s name] meant to you. Sending lots of love during this difficult time.”


103. “The best therapist has fur and four legs.” – Unknown


104. “You left your paw prints on our hearts.”


105. “I’m sorry to hear about your furry friend. I know how special he/she was to you.”


106. Commission some personalised artwork


107. “When the cat you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.” – Unknown 


108. “Death ends a life, not a relationship.” - Jack Lemmon


109. “I’m so sorry for your loss. [Pet’s name] was a loyal and faithful friend. Keep the memories of him/her safe in your heart.”


110. “Sending loving thoughts your way.”


111. “I am so sorry for your loss. [Pet’s name] will be missed greatly.”


112. ​​“The most difficult thing about having a dog is the goodbye.”


113. “A cat’s life may be short, but their memory lasts forever.” – Unknown


114. “Please know I’ll be thinking of you.”


115. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” Winnie the Pooh. 13. “I feel about my pets now, and all the pets I ...


116. “Kittens are angels with whiskers.” – Alexis Flora Hope


117. “The road to my heart is paved with paw prints.”


118. “Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.” – Vicki Harrison


119. “What we have once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply ...


120. “Always remember that once a horse has touched your soul, they will always be with you.” Unknown


121. “Some angels choose fur instead of wings.” ― Unknown


122. “If only I had noticed sooner that she was looking tired and worn out.”


123. “The worst thing about losing your dog is not having someone there to lick your tears away.” Unknown


124. “Time spent with cats is never wasted.” – Sigmund Freud


125. “They say time heals all wounds, but that presumes the source of the grief is finite.” Cassandra Clare


126. “Cats are the ultimate Zen masters, living in the moment, completely without judgment.” – Eckhart Tolle


127. “Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.” - Vicki Harrison


128. “I’ll lend you for a little while, a cat of mine, He said. For you to love while he lives, and mourn when he’s dead.” – Unknown


129. “A cat’s eyes are windows to the soul.” – Unknown


130. “Grief is so painfully real, regardless of its origin. The love of, and attachment to, an animal friend can equal that of human relationships. Likewise, the loss of an animal can be just as devastating.” – Rev. Joel L. Morgan.


131. “The love of a cat is like no other, and the loss of a cat is a unique kind of heartbreak.” – Unknown


132. “The empty place in your heart is the surest sign that you loved your pet dearly and gave them the beautiful gift of a full and happy life.” – Unknown


133. “The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.” ― Andy Rooney


134. “Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened.”  – Dr. Seuss


135. “If I have any beliefs about immortality it is that certain dogs I know will go to heaven, and very very few people.” ― James Thurber


136. “A cat will be your friend, but never your slave.” – Theophile Gautier


137. “Once you’ve had a wonderful dog, a life without one is a life diminished.” – Dean Koonz


138. “A pet is never truly forgotten until it is no longer remembered.” 


139. “You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.”


140. “God’s finger touched him, and he slept.” – Alfred, Lord Tennyson


141. “I guess you don’t really own a dog, you rent them, and you have to be thankful that you had a long lease.” Joe Garagiola


142. “Farewell is never forever. Though your precious cat isn’t on earth, their soul is forever connected to yours.” – Unknown


143. “I felt a grief that I had really not experienced before, even though I had lost relatives.” – John Grogan


144. “The love of a cat is like a symphony. It is a waste of time trying to explain its depths to those who don’t cherish it.” Unknown


145. Boots, you will always be part of our lives, hearts, and memories.


146. “I’m so sorry you lost your best friend. [Pet’s name] was such a gentle soul, and now he/she is your angel.”


147. “To call him a dog hardly seems to do him justice, though inasmuch as he had four legs, a tail, and barked, I admit he was, to all outward appearances. But to those who knew him well, he was a perfect gentleman.” Hermione Gingold


148. “Sometimes losing a pet is more painful than losing a human because, in the case of a pet, you were not pretending to love it.”  – Amy Sedaris


149. “We never really own a dog as much as he owns us.” – Gene Hill


150. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard." – Winnie The Pooh


151. “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” 


152. “Sorrow is how we learn to love. Your heart isn’t breaking. It hurts because it’s getting larger. The larger it gets, the more love it holds.” – Rita Mae Brown


153. Plant some flowers


154. “The world may be a little less bright without you, but your spirit will continue to shine on in our hearts. Rest in peace, my dear cat.”


155. “My little dog — a heartbeat at my feet.” – Edith Wharton 


156. “The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.” – Andy Rooney


157. “Pets teach us the purest kind of love.” – Unknown


158. “No amount of time can erase the memory of a good cat, and no amount of masking tape can ever totally remove his fur from your couch.” Leo Dworken


159. “That one true heart was left behind! What feeling do we ever find, to equal among humankind, a dog’s fidelity!” ― Thomas Hardy


160. “I’ve been thinking of you. How are you holding up?”


161. “She’ll be forever with me, in my heart and in my thoughts. My sweet precious kitty, I love you lots and lots.”


162. “So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.” ― E.A. Bucchianeri, “Brushstrokes of a Gadfly”


163. “You think if you stop grieving that you will lose me. Maybe you even feel if you let go of me that you are abandoning me; maybe you feel that you will hurt my feelings because if it were the other way around you would not ever want me to forget about you. You are afraid that if you love again that you will grow away from me. I am here! I am here, waiting to run to you when the time comes. It’s unconditional. It’s forever.” - Jack McAfghan


164. “Animals are such agreeable friends — they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.” – George Eliot


165. “If not for dogs, how would we know the meaning of unconditional love.” ― M.L. Gerard


166. “Heartbreak is life educating us.” – George Bernard Shaw


167. “Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love unless he’s owned a dog. A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes.” ― Gene Hill


168. “Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears, but laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you..I loved you so- ’twas Heaven here with you.” 


169. · “Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love unless he's owned a dog. · “To ...


170. “Heaven, or the Other Side is all around us. It is not in some far away place. Your loved ones are just a thought away.” — Karen A. Anderson, “The Amazing Afterlife of Animals: Messages and Signs From Our Pets on the Other Side”


171. “To make heaven the perfect resting place for loved ones we adore, God made sure those Pearly Gates contained a kitty door.” – Unknown


172. “The memories and paw prints of a beloved cat remain in our hearts and souls forever.” – Unknown


173. “I’m so sorry for your loss. I hope the pain in your heart will be eased by the beautiful memories you shared with [pet’s name].”


174. “The bond with a dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth can ever be.” - Konrad Lorenz


175. “If love alone could have kept you here, you would have lived forever.” – Unknown


176. “man’s best friend” until they have experienced the loss of one.


177. “Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.” ― Leo Tolstoy


178. “When the cat you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure.” Unknown


179. “Time spent with cats is time well spent.” 


180. “I rarely have a pet tell me their human ended their life too soon. It’s far more common to hear that their humans waited too long to help them leave their body.” ― Karen A Anderson


181. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose; all that we have loved deeply, becomes a part of us.” - Helen Keller


182. “The littlest feet make the biggest footprints in our hearts.” – Unknown


183. Outward Griever


184. “Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.” 


185. “The dog is the most faithful of animals and would be much esteemed were it not so common. Our Lord God has made his greatest gift the commonest.” ― Martin Luther


186. “If you need to talk, I’m always here.”


187. “Love is love," I told her, as I tell all of my patients who are ashamed to find themselves shattered by the death of a dog. "Loss is loss.” — Meg Donohue, “Dog Crazy: A Novel of Love Lost and Found”


188. “Run happy and free.”


189. “One cat just leads to another.” – Ernest Hemingway


190. “Having a pet is a risk – you always have the grief ahead. But that’s the flip side of love.” – Tania


191. “Although you may be gone, you will always be remembered with love and fondness. Rest in peace, my dear cat.”


192. “If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.” 


193. “Our animal friends teach us more than we could have expected and love us more than we could have hoped… that’s why we miss them more than we could have imagined.” Unknown


194. But I've learned that you can never be prepared to lose someone you love. I hope you are ...


195. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” Winnie the Pooh


196. “A cat’s life is short, but their impact on our lives is immeasurable.” – Unknown


197. “Don’t cry because it’s over, Smile because it happened.” 


198. “Cats have an uncanny ability to comfort us in our darkest moments, and their absence leaves a void that is hard to fill.” – Unknown


199. “Our family’s furry fluffball left us behind and went on to the rainbow bridge where she’ll be waiting for us. She’s still alive in our hearts and we can’t wait to see her again.”


200. “No time on earth is long enough to share with the animals we love, or prepare our hearts to say goodbye.” Unknown


201. “Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them and filling an emptiness we didn’t ever know we had.” ― Thom Jones


202. “The smallest feline is a masterpiece.” – Leonardo da Vinci


203. “I’ll meet you at the rainbow bridge.”


204. “I’m praying for you and your family.”


205. “Heaven, or the Other Side is all around us. It is not in some far away place. Your loved ones are just a thought away.” - Karen A. Anderson


206. “Why couldn’t I protect her?”


207. “If there is a heaven, it’s certain our animals are to be there. Their lives become so interwoven with our own, it would take more than an archangel to detangle them.” – Pam Brown


208. “While time will fade these hoofprints, the ones left on your heart will never disappear.” Unknown


209. “Heaven’s the place where all of the dogs you’ve ever loved come to greet you.”


210. A big part of grieving is understanding exactly what you loved and now miss about your ...


211. “To call him a dog hardly seems to do him justice, though inasmuch as he had four legs, a tail, and barked, I admit he was, to all outward appearances. But to those who knew him well, he was a perfect gentleman.” – Hermione Gingold


212. “Whoever said that diamonds are a girl’s best friend never owned a dog.” – Unknown


213. “[Pet’s name] will always be in your heart. My sincere condolences to you and your family.”


214. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose; all that we have loved deeply, becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller


215. “If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.” – James Herriot


216. “The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not ‘get over’ the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it. You will heal and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again but you will never be the same. Nor should you be the same nor would you want to.” Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


217. “I should know enough about loss to realize that you never really stop missing someone-you just learn to live around the huge gaping hole of their absence.” Alyson Noel


218. “Time spent with a cat is never wasted.” ― Sigmund Freud


219. Post on our Memory Wall


220. “Cats have a way of finding the people who need them and filling an emptiness we didn’t even know we had.” – Unknown


221. “Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.” – Kinky Friedman


222. “All his sweet and shaggy life, always near me, never troubling me, and asking nothing.”― Pablo Neruda


223. “Your presence in my life was a gift, and your absence is a loss. I will never forget the joy and love you brought into my world. Rest easy, my beloved cat.”


224. “I feel about my pets now, and all the pets I had before this, the way I feel about children — they are that important to me. When I have lost a pet I have gone into a mourning period that lasted for months.” Mary Tyler Moore


225. “My dear feline friend, saying goodbye to you is one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do. You brought so much joy and love into my life, and I will always cherish the memories we made together. Rest in peace, my sweet [cat’s name].”


226. Ask Them What They Need From You


227. “It’s the depth of love that determines the depth of grief, not whether the loved one was human or animal.” Unknown


228. “A dog…is a bond between strangers.” – John Steinbeck


229. “Sometimes a very special cat enters our lives…their presence changes our hearts forever. And we can call ourselves blessed for having known them.” Unknown


230. “There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.” Aeschylus


231. “Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love unless he’s owned a dog. A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes.” Gene Hill


232. “A cat’s love is unconditional, and the loss of that love is a profound loss.” – Unknown


233. “When we think of those companions who travelled by our side down life’s road, let us not say with sadness that they left us behind, but rather say with gentle gratitude that they once were with us.” – Unknown


234. “Cats are like family members, and the loss of a cat is like losing a member of the family.” – Unknown


235. “It is a fearful thing to love what death can touch.” 


236. “We should never underestimate the powerful draw of a bond with a being that loves us unconditionally, asking very little in return. Losing this comfort and source of joy can be incomprehensible.” – Linda Lipshutz


237. Patrick's Day with Your Pup


238. “I wanted to spend the rest of my life with you; but instead I am deeply honored knowing you spent the rest of your life with me.” – Camille Marcotte


239. “They were lucky to have you as their owner and best friend.”


240. “Cats are like potato chips, you can’t have just one.” – Unknown


241. “A person who has never owned a dog has missed a wonderful part of life.” — Bob Barker


242. “Your favourite chair is empty now, where you would lie and sleep.


243. in front of my home a little cute kitten was crying as he was lost his mother... I think he was only 2weeks...then I take him to my room and I took care of him...when I was feeding him I was feeling peace of mind and heart...I was playing, eating, sleeping, studying with him... I was thinking my life is now fulfilled...the way he was looking at me I can't explain that..He was my best friend.. When he was sleeping on me I was feeling heaven...But I never knew that Happy moments are going to end very soon... yesterday morning I feed him and then I went for Shopping... when I came to home I saw he is not there in my home..then I searched everywhere.then my neighbor told me that many wild dogs took him into the jungle.in that time I was surprised and then I went to the jungle to save him From the dogs..but I was too late.They killed him badly.And I lost my love forever.. I am heartbroken... I am crying everyday every night... I know he will never return back to me...my life is now empty... I am totally depressed and Sad... just seeing his pics and remembering him and just crying alwz...


244. “To lose a true friend is never easy. You’re in my thoughts during this difficult time.”


245. “Once you have a wonderful dog, a life without one, is a life diminished.” ― Dean Koontz


246. “Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.” – Sidonie Gabrielle Colette


247. “Cats leave paw prints on our hearts.” – Unknown


248. Make a List of All Your Favorite Things About Your Cat


249. “Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.” – Agnes Sligh Turnbull


250. “Grief is the price we pay for love.” – Queen Elizabeth II


251. “A pet is never truly forgotten until it is no longer remembered.” – Lacie Petitto


252. “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” – Roger Caras


253. “You cuddled by my side; now you’re in my heart.”


254. “If I had only kept her inside that day.”


255. “Missing a cat is a reminder of the joy they brought into our lives and the impact they had on us.” – Unknown


256. “Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring — it was peace.” ― Milan Kundera


257. “Animals have come to mean so much in our lives. We live in a fragmented and disconnected culture. Politics are ugly, religion is struggling, technology is stressful, and the economy is unfortunate. What’s one thing that we have in our lives that we can depend on? A dog or a cat loving us unconditionally, every day, very faithfully.” – Jon Katz


258. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard." - Winnie The Pooh


259. “If love alone could have kept you here, you would’ve lived forever.” ― Unknown


260. “My Little Cat Ghost”


261. “It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them.” John Grogan


262. “Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.” Vicki Harrison


263. “Dogs make you somebody in the eyes of the universe.” ― Bob Sullivan


264. “Dogs die. But dogs live, too. Right up until they die, they live. They live brave, beautiful lives. They protect their families. And love us. And make our lives a little brighter. And they don’t waste time being afraid of tomorrow.” - Dan Gemeinhart


265. “I’m sorry for your loss. They will be missed.”


266. “No amount of time can erase the memory of a good cat, and no amount of masking tape can ever totally remove his fur from your couch.” - Leo Dworken


267. “There are no ordinary cats.” – Colette


268. “The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is grief. But the pain of grief is only a shadow when compared with the pain of never risking love.” Hilary Stanton Zunin


269. “Grief doesn’t have a plot. It isn’t smooth. There is no beginning and middle and end.” Ann Hood


270. “A home without a cat — and a well-fed, well petted and properly revered cat — may be a home, perhaps, but how can it prove title?” ― Mark Twain


271. “What can I do to help you?”


272. “Miss Kitty may not be here, but she’s in our hearts forever.”


273. “The bond with a dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth can ever be.” Konrad Lorenz


274. “Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” – Kabil Gibran


275. “Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near, so loved, so missed, so very dear.” – Anonymous


276. “I have every confidence we’ll see them again in Heaven.” – Dr. Hebert


277. “When we adopt … any pet, we know it is going to end with us having to say goodbye, but we still do it. And we do it for a very good reason — they bring so much joy and optimism and happiness.” – Bruce Cameron


278. Surround Yourself With People Who Understand


279. “Some angels choose fur instead of wings.”


280. “Sending you love while your best friend crosses the rainbow bridge.”


281. “Our beloved pets teach us more than we could ever have expected, and they love us more than we could have hoped.” ― Unknown


282. “My heart hurts for you. Sending you a comforting hug.”


283. “May [pet’s name]’s love bring you peace, and may the memories you both shared bring comfort to your broken heart. I’m thinking of you at this sad time.”


284. “What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us.” ― Helen Keller


285. “The loss of a beloved cat is never easy, but the love they brought into your life will stay with you forever.” – Unknown


286. “There are no goodbyes for us.” – Mahatma Ghandi


287. “Death ends a life, not a relationship.” – Jack Lemmon


288. “Death ends a life, not a relationship.” 


289. “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” Will Rogers


290. “Grief is not a sign of weakness, but the price of love.”


291. “They bring us love and happiness and comfort without end. It’s hard to face such sadness without your furry friend.” Unknown


292. “Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love, they depart to teach us about loss. A new dog never replaces an old dog, it merely expands the heart. If you have loved many dogs your heart is very big.” Erica Jong


293. “You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.” – Robert Louis Stevenson


294. “[Pet’s name] was always there for you and loved you no matter what. Now that perfect love lives on in your heart. We will miss [pet’s name], too.”


295. “A pet is the perfect definition of unconditional love…” ― B.J. Shonk, Missing Pieces…Broken Heart: A Recovery Guide for the Grief and Sorrow of Pet Loss


296. “All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.” 


297. “The misery of keeping a dog is his dying so soon. But, to be sure, if he lived for fifty years and then died, what would become of me?” Sir Walter Scott


298. People who don't share your love of pets ...


299. “No matter what, I’ll be by your side.”


300. “To my beloved cat, you were a constant source of comfort and companionship in my life. I will never forget the sound of your purrs, the warmth of your fur, or the love in your eyes. You were more than just a pet – you were family. I miss you so much.”


301. “…love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” 


302. “Pets’ lives are too short. Their only fault.” Agnes Sligh Turnbull


303. “Remember me with tears and laughter. Remember me though it hurts to do so, because the pain you have is equal to the love we shared. There is no goodbye if you carry me in your heart. Remember all the joy we shared, because there was so much of it for both of us.” - Herbie Longfellow Alderdice


304. “If there is anything I can do, please let me know.”


305. Acknowledge Your Grief


306. “The love of a cat is a gift that keeps on giving, even after they are gone.” – Unknown


307. “I know you loved them dearly.”


308. “If there is a heaven, it’s certain our animals are to be there. Their lives become so interwoven with our own, it would take more than an archangel to detangle them.” ― Pam Brown


309. Miss Kitty Feb. 4, 2021 - May 3, 2021


310. “Cats are not here to stay with us forever, but their impact on our lives is eternal.” – Unknown


311. “The bond with a cat is one that lasts a lifetime and transcends death.” – Unknown.


312. “If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.” James Herriot


313. Turn their ashes into jewellery


314. “Miss you always, love you forever.”


315. “Happiness is a cold nose and a warm belly.”


316. “Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed, and very dear.” – Unknown


317. In our hearts at Christmas and always.


318. ​​“If you don't own a dog, at least one, there is not necessarily anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life.”― Roger Caras


319. “Everyone is taught that angels have wings, but the lucky ones of us find they have 4 paws.” ― Unknown


320. “Cats have a way of touching our souls and leaving a lasting impression on our hearts.” – Unknown


321. “Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.” ― Rumi


322. “No home is complete without the pitter-patter of kitty feet. Our home was made complete by our precious Blackie and she is already missed.”


323. “Your favorite chair is empty now, where you would lie and sleep. But the memory of our happy times is mine to always keep.”  – Unknown


324. “I loved you for your whole life and I’ll miss you for the rest of mine.”


325. “Of course, not all dogs return to their owners. When they do, it is because a special bond exists between that dog and that person, a karmic bond that transcends death. Do you and your dog share this kind of special bond? Probably you do. You are reading this book because you are meant to read it.” ― Gail Graham, Will YOUR Dog Reincarnate?


326. “Heartbreak is life educating us.” - George Bernard Shaw


327. “Many beautiful angels are leaping through heaven with a meow.” – Unknown


328. “What greater gift than the love of a cat.” – Charles Dickens


329. “Listen actively,” she says. “Expect to hear the same story over and over again. Repeating is helpful for the griever and acts as a pain reliever. If something similar happened to you, share but don’t compare your experience, and do so only if asked.”


330. “I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the Role Model for being alive.” ― Gilda Radner


331. “Not the least hard thing to bear when they go from us, these quiet friends, is that they carry away with them so many years of our own lives.” – John Galsworthy


332. “No matter how or when we lose our furry friends, their love lasts a lifetime.” Unknown


333. “Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.” – James Herriot


334. “The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit and freedom.” Sharon Ralls Lemon


335. “The loss of a cat is immeasurable. But so is the love left behind.” Unknown


336. “Dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love.” – Gilda Radner


337. Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow. ... There are few ...


338. “Time spent with cats is never wasted.” – Sigmund Frued


339. “Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday, unseen, unheard, but always near. Still loved, still missed and very dear.” – Unknown


340. “You and [pet’s name] will always be connected. Thinking of you during this difficult time.”


341. “[Pet’s name] was such a good dog/cat. You were lucky to have found each other.”


342. “Dogs are small rays of light caught on Earth for a short time to brighten our days.” Unknown


343. “Heartbreak is life educating us.”


344. “A cat’s love is unconditional, and their presence in our lives is a gift that we cherish forever.” – Unknown


345. “If not for dogs, how would we know the meaning of unconditional love.” - M.L. Gerard


346. “The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man’s.” 


347. “Dogs and angels are not very far apart.” – Charles Bukowski


348. “Not the least hard thing to bear when they go from us, these quiet friends, is that they carry away with them so many years of our own lives.” John Galsworthy


349. “Dogs leave their paw prints on our hearts.”


350. “When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” Khalil Gibran


351. “She came into my life and left paw prints on my heart. Now she wants to leave them on yours, too.”


352. “The pain passes, but the beauty remains.” Pierre Auguste Renoir


353. “I’m sorry to hear that [pet’s name] crossed the rainbow bridge. My condolences are with you and your family.”


354. “Your pets can feel your grief after they pass away but it will not harm them or keep them from continuing on their journey in the afterlife.” ― Karen A Anderson


355. “Your purrs and meows will forever be missed, but the memories we made together will live on. Rest in peace, my beloved cat.”


356. “Your cat may be gone from your sight, but they will never be gone from your heart.” – Unknown


357. “On this bright and sunny day, our precious Pixy left us. She is no longer in pain and runs free in fields of grass and butterflies. Her paw prints are forever in my heart.”


358. “Love is love,” I told her, as I tell all of my patients who are ashamed to find themselves shattered by the death of a dog. “Loss is loss.” ― Meg Donohue, Dog Crazy: A Novel of Love Lost and Found


359. “Cat Poem”


360. In memory of our beloved cat, Sam. 2000-20015


361. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” - Winnie The Pooh


362. “Missing a cat is a painful reminder of how much they meant to us, but it’s also a testament to the love and bond we shared with them.” – Unknown


363. “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die, I want to go where they went.” ― Will Rogers


364. “Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears, but laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you..I loved you so- ’twas Heaven here with you.” – Isla Paschal Richardson


365. “Our cats may be gone, but the love and joy they brought into our lives will stay with us forever.” – Unknown


366. “Although you are no longer here with me, you will always be in my heart. Rest in peace, my dear cat.”


367. “My sweet [cat’s name], I will never forget the sound of your meows or the feel of your soft fur. You were my constant companion and my best friend, and I will always cherish the memories we made together. Rest in peace, my dear cat.”


368. Misty. Always in Our Hearts. 2008-2019


369. “You were my favorite hello and my hardest goodbye.”


370. “He Is A Teenager!” Watch Keepers Try And Fail To Wake Sleepy 22-Year-Old Anteater


371. “The love of a horse knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” Unknown


372. “If you have a cat, you will most likely outlive [them]. To get a cat is to open yourself to profound joy and prospectively, to equally profound sadness.” Unknown


373. “We who choose to surround ourselves with lives even more temporary than our own, live within a fragile circle; easily and often breached. Unable to accept its awful gaps, we would still live no other way. We cherish memory as the only certain immortality, never fully understanding the necessary plan.” – Irving Townsend


374. “You think the final act of love is setting them free to Rainbow Bridge? That is not the final act of love. The final act of love is releasing them from your leash of grief so they can be free in the heaven on the other side of the Bridge.” ― Kate McGahan, JACK McAFGHAN: Reflections on Life with my Master


375. “Separation”


376. “If there is a heaven, it’s certain our animals are to be there. Their lives become so interwoven with our own, it would take more than an archangel to detangle them.” Pam Brown


377. “The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is grief. But the pain of grief is only a shadow when compared with the pain of never risking love.”  


378. “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” ― Will Rogers


379. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose; All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” Helen Keller


380. “The difference between friends and pets is that friends we allow into our company, pets we allow into our solitude.” Robert Brault


381. “Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.” ― Agnes Sligh Turnbull


382. “The loss of a cat is not just the loss of a pet, it’s the loss of a loyal friend and companion.” – Unknown


383. “No heaven will not ever Heaven be. Unless my cats are there to welcome me.” ― Unknown


384. “Our pets are only ever lent to us. We never know just how long we will be able to keep them for, to kiss them, cuddle them, praise them and hold them tightly. But most of all…tell them you love them every day.” – Unknown


385. “No one can truly understand the bond that we form with our cats we love until they experience the loss of one.” Unknown


386. Memorialize Your Cat


387. Cats come into our lives and leave their pawprints on our hearts.


388. “Cats come into our lives and leave paw prints on our hearts.” – Unknown


389. “What we have once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller


390. “When you lose a cat, it’s like losing a little piece of yourself, but the memories of their love will live on forever.” – Unknown


391. “Thank you for the countless moments of love, companionship, and joy. Rest in peace, my precious feline companion.”


392. “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” 


393. “My best friend, my loyal companion.”


394. “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.” From an Irish Headstone


395. “Someone asked me what the most difficult thing about having a cat was. I replied: ’the goodbye’.” Unknown


396. “Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” ― Roger Caras


397. “I’d pay attention to what you’re saying to yourself. Is it, ‘I want another cat like Fluffy around,’ as opposed to, ‘It would be wonderful to have another cat in my life I can love again.’”


398. “Nothing I say can make you feel better, but I’m here for you.”


399. “[Pet’s name] was so loved and he’ll/she’ll always be with you in your heart. I’ll never forget the happiness he/she brought everyone he/she met.”


400. “Dogs…do not ruin their sleep worrying about how to keep the objects they have, and to obtain the objects they have not. There is nothing of value they have to bequeath except their love and their faith.” 


401. “The pain of missing a cat is a reminder of the love and happiness they brought into our lives.” – Unknown


402. “Somewhere…somewhere in time’s own space,


403. Create a memory box or photobook


404. “The pain of losing a cat is a small price to pay for the privilege of having loved them.” – Unknown


405. “God’s finger touched him, and he slept.” 


406. “Sorrow is how we learn to love. Your heart isn’t breaking. It hurts because it’s getting larger. The larger it gets, the more love it holds.” Rita Mae Brown


407. “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. ” ― Anatole France


408. “To my faithful feline companion, the years we spent together were filled with so much laughter, cuddles, and love. Saying goodbye to you is a heartbreaking experience, but I take comfort in knowing that you are no longer suffering. You will always hold a special place in my heart.”


409. “Cats come into our lives to teach us about love and loss. They depart to teach us about grief and the pain of letting go.” – Unknown


410. “Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” -Winnie the Pooh


411. “I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.” – Jean Cocteau


412. In March 1st of 2019, I had to put down mt Persian, companion, and best friend of 16 years. It's all I can do to breathe right now. He was my first born, even though I've had 3 human kids after him. I'm so sad. So. Sad.


413. “There’s a saying. If you want someone to love you forever, buy a dog, feed it and keep it around.” – Dick Dale


414. “My precious cat, you were the light of my life and the beat of my heart. Although you may be gone, your memory will live on forever. Thank you for the countless moments of happiness and love. Rest easy, my dear [cat’s name].”


415. “The more boys I meet the more I love my dog.”― Carrie Underwood


416. “It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them.” – John Grogan


417. “You are the most amazing pet mom/dad and the bond you had with [pet’s name] will live on forever. I love you and I’m here for you.”


418. “If you need to sit down and talk, let me know.”


419. “The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too.” ― Samuel Butler


420. “One day we will again see our animals in the eternity of Christ.” – Pope Paul VI


421. “Dogs…do not ruin their sleep worrying about how to keep the objects they have, and to obtain the objects they have not. There is nothing of value they have to bequeath except their love and their faith.” ― Eugene O’Neill


422. “Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.” – Unknown


423. “The memories and paw print of a beloved cat remains in our heart and soul forever.” Unknown


424. Light a candle


425. · Don't cry because it's over ...


426. “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. ” 


427. “Some angels choose fur instead of wings.” - Unknown


428. “[Pet’s name] was so lucky to have chosen you. He/she will be greatly missed.”


429. “Cats are not just pets, they are family members, and the loss of a cat is like losing a part of ourselves.” – Unknown


430. “One day all the cats we’ve ever loved will all come running towards us and that day will be a good day.” Unknown


431. “No amount of time can erase the memory of a good cat.” – Leo Dworkin


432. “Missing a cat is like missing a piece of our heart, but the memories we shared with them will stay with us forever.” – Unknown


433. “Time spent with a cat is never wasted.” - Sigmund Freud


434. “You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.” ― Robert Louis Stevenson


435. “Mr. Fuzzy is waiting for us all at the rainbow bridge. Until then, he sends his love to you from afar.”


436. “Horses lend us the wings we lack.” Anonymous


437. “He is my other eyes that can see above the clouds; my other ears that hear above the winds. He is the part of me that can reach out into the sea. He has told me a thousand times over that I am his reason for being; by the way he rests against my leg; by the way he thumps his tail at my smallest smile; by the way he shows his hurt when I leave without taking him. (I think it makes him sick with worry when he is not along to care for me.) When I am wrong, he is delighted to forgive. When I am angry, he clowns to make me smile. When I am happy, he is joy unbounded. When I am a fool, he ignores it. When I succeed, he brags. Without him, I am only another man. With him, I am all-powerful. He is loyalty itself. He has taught me the meaning of devotion. With him, I know a secret comfort and a private peace. He has brought me understanding where before I was ignorant. His head on my knee can heal my human hurts. His presence by my side is protection against my fears of dark and unknown things. He has promised to wait for me… whenever… wherever – in case I need him. And I expect I will – as I always have. He is just my dog.” 


438. “A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.” – Ernest Hemingway


439. “Cats may leave our lives, but they never leave our memories.” – Unknown


440. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose; All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller


441. “Heaven is filled with love, so your [pet’s name] should feel right at home there. You gave him/her such a wonderful home on Earth.”


442. “The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not ‘get over’ the loss of a loved one; you’ll learn to live with it. You will heal and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again but you will never be the same. Nor should you be the same nor would you want to.” - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler


443. “No amount of time can erase the memory of a good cat.” – Unknown


444. “It is a fearful thing to love what death can touch.” – Anonymous


445. “The joy that cats bring to our lives is worth the pain of their loss.” – Unknown


446. “When tomorrow starts without me, don’t think we’re far apart. For every time you think of me, I’m right here in your heart.”- Unknown


447. “Animals are reliable; many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful, and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.” – Alfred A. Montapert


448. “We need to go first because we cannot live without your love and care. If we lived longer than you, we would not and could not survive. It’s supposed to be this way. We also need to cross the Rainbow Bridge before you do so that we can be on the other side to greet you when you get there. We wait at home for you here and we wait at home for you there. It’s just the way it is.” - Jack McAfghan


449. Name a star after them


450. “Dogs die. But dogs live, too. Right up until they die, they live. They live brave, beautiful lives. They protect their families. And love us. And make our lives a little brighter. And they don’t waste time being afraid of tomorrow.” ― Dan Gemeinhart


451. “Wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time.”


452. “You do not own a dog. You have a dog. And the dog has you.” – Chelsea Handler


453. “The one best place to bury a good dog is in the heart of his master.” ― Ben Hur Lampman


454. “Cats are the great pretenders of the animal kingdom.” – Unknown


455. “That one place in our hearts belongs to them…and always will.” – Linda Barnes


456. “I have sometimes thought of the final cause of dogs having such short lives and I am quite satisfied it is in compassion to the human race; for if we suffer so much in losing a dog after an acquaintance of ten or twelve years, what would it be if they were to live double that time?” Sir Walter Scott


457. “If the kindest souls were rewarded with the longest lives, dogs would outlive us all.”


458. “Pets are humanizing. They remind us we have an obligation and responsibility to preserve and nurture and care for all life.” – James Cromwell


459. “A cat’s purr is one of the most comforting sounds in the world, and their absence leaves a deafening silence.” – Unknown


460. “All his sweet and shaggy life, always near me, never troubling me, and asking nothing.” – Pablo Neruda


461. A cat’s love is forever. Her paw prints are on our hearts


462. “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” — Anatole France


463. “There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.” Washington Irving

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