Having a soul pet – a deep bond with a companion animal – is a marvelous gift. But it can also present some pitfalls. At the heart and spirit level, there is this seamless connection. Yet at the level of the physical body, each of us has incarnated for our own personal reasons, which may require taking different paths in life. All of this can make death of a soul pet feel excruciating – to the point where we cannot let go of the grief, the guilt, the heartache. Animal communicator Shannon Cutts shares the story of how animal communication helped one grieving human reconnect with her soul dog 30 years after his death.
Category Archives: Pet death and loss
Jake’s Story: Next Time I Will Need Your Help
Pet death is just about the hardest experience we go through. Because the connection in life is so unconditional and deep, any sense of disturbance or disruption in that connection shakes us to our core. While this is true at any time and any age, it can be especially traumatic when we are in our younger years. And it can be exceptionally traumatic when the animal who is dying is a service dog or emotional support animal. Is there a way through pet death that won’t bring you to your knees? Jake the dog tells animal communicator Shannon Cutts that yes, there is a way.
Will and Estate Planning for Your Pet
End of life planning is nobody’s favorite part of life. Yet human animals are lucky because we can do this necessary task on our own behalf! Our animals, on the other hand, are completely dependent on us to provide for their needs and care if we should die first. Animal communicator Shannon Cutts shares tips and insights to help you begin planning for your pet’s care as part of your will and estate planning process.
Channy’s Story: A Whole New World
When a big loss is looming, it often gives us tunnel vision. To protect ourselves from unmentionable heartache, we feel tempted to decide in advance how the loss itself will affect us from that moment forward. This is part of what makes working with pets and their people so interesting! Do pets share our dread of pet loss, death and grief? Or do our animals have access to a bigger picture perspective? Channy’s story is the perfect way to answer this question.
Casi’s Story: We Are Partners
Pet death is one of the top two reasons pet guardians reach out to me for an animal communication session. What are these caring humans hoping to receive from working with me? Always, a safe space to be seen, heard, supported. Often, a glimpse into the world across the Rainbow Bridge. And frequently, a glimmer of hope that the death of their pet’s body is not the end of their heart connection. But what is possible when your animal’s physical form is no longer habitable? Casi’s story holds the answer to this question.