Animals and Grief – the heart

The Physical Loss of Your Animal (an excerpt)

The physical loss may seem the hardest part. Who else in your life lets you touch them any time you want? Who else smells so good even when their fur is wet? Who else is so soft? Who else comes to meet you or gives up their spot on the couch for you, if you ask? In some ways we rely even more on the physical aspect with our animals because we don’t have the same verbal connection we rely with other humans. But it’s also because¬†they¬†have a direct affect on us physically. It has to do with the heart. Read more