12 Quotes to Help You Honor the Loss of a Beloved Animal Companion

Let these quotes soothe you during the difficult time of losing a dear one who walked by your side and was your beloved companion.
May they help you find comfort when you are struggling to cope with the loss of a faithful friend, who always walked by your side through sunshine and rain. It is never easy to lose someone with so much unconditional love, just know that even though you cannot see your friend, those furry paws still leave their prints in your heart.

"What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us"

"Those we love never truly leave us. There are things death cannot touch"

"The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude"

"How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard."

"Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened."

"Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow."

"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."

"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."

"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."

“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.”

"There are some who bring a light so great to the world that even after they are gone the light remains."

“I never thought I could go on living when you died, but ~ I did.

I never thought I’d get through those first days, weeks and months, but ~ I did.

I never thought I would be able to endure the first anniversary of your death, but ~ I did.

I never thought tomorrow would be different, but ~ it was.

I never thought I would stop crying for you, but ~ I have.

I never thought I would care if the sun shone again, but ~ I do.

I never thought I’d smile again, but ~ I do.

I never thought I would laugh out loud again, but ~ I do.

I never thought I would look forward to tomorrow, but ~ I do.

I never thought I’d reconcile your death, but ~ I have.

Always missing you,
Always loving you,
And thinking of you daily,
with a smile on my face..
and tears in my heart.”

– Anon