Pet Loss Books

Signs From Pets In The Afterlife

This beautiful book by Lyn Ragan will help you to identify signs, messages and signals from your beloved pets after they have crossed to the afterlife.

Many times signs or gifts are shared by deceased pets to connect with their families. Some signs require acute awareness and others are easier to identify with a little practice in the language of spirit.

This book shares simple ways to look for, and read, communications from your pet from the afterworld. It is possible to continue your relationship with your beloved pet after they have died, and this book will help you identify their gifts, as their souls and love live on forever.

The Pet Loss Companion: Healing Advice from Family Therapists Who Lead Pet Loss Groups

This wonderful book explores loss and grief of your pet and the unconditional love that surrounds such a traumatic experience.

The authors, Ken Dolan-Del Vecchio and Nancy Saxton-Lopez have been praised with writing such a supportive, personal and practical book that is moving yet meaningful, and offers understanding of the unique ways a person may grieve, not always understood well by those around them.

Whether you’re grieving of the loss of your beloved pet, or looking to support family and friends coping with pet loss, this book is a must read, at any stage of the grieving process.

Losing My Best Friend: Thoughtful support for those affected by dog bereavement or pet loss

Written by Jeannie Wycherley after her beloved dog ‘Herbie’ passed away, this book offers practical advice on what to do after a dog dies, including tips on helping children or your other pet cope with the loss.

Whilst the author has created a loving tribute to her dog, this book also offers support and validation of your emotions as you mourn your beloved pet, including how to cope with insensitive remarks from those around you who may mean well, but don’t understand.

We highly recommend reading this book before your dog has passed away if possible, there are some great ideas surrounding preparing for your dog’s final days which may assist with the grieving process.

The Amazing Afterlife of Animals: Messages and Signs from Our Pets on the other side

This book is written by Karen Anderson, founder and CEO of Animal Communication Planet and award winning afterlife expert and animal communicator. The Amazing Afterlife of Animals has won over 16 National and International literacy awards and has been described as one of the most heartfelt and healing books written in an informative, clear and comprehensible way.

The author does a wonderful job of describing how our beloved pets think and feel as they go through their final moments on earth and pass into the afterlife. This book will will take you on a spiritual journey and bring much needed healing after the loss of your pet.

Soul Comfort for Cat Lovers: Coping Wisdom for Heart and Soul After the Loss of a Beloved Feline

This book, written by Liz Eastwood, offers practical wisdom, coping insights, spirituality and validation of your feelings after the loss of a cat.

Asserting that your beloved feline friend would want nothing more than you to live wholeheartedly after their departing, Soul Comfort for Cat Lovers will help the healing process whilst providing compassion, positive feelings and connection with your cat and strengthening your coping ability.

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