Any experience of pet loss is hard. Sudden losses can be particularly difficult. Unexpected sudden losses are often downright excruciating. Why do our pets leave us in this particularly traumatic way? Did they want to go? Did they plan it? Did the abrupt transition to spirit surprise them the way it often surprises us? Floppy the cat shares her perspective on the light behind the dark clouds of sudden unexpected pet death.
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A Professional Animal Communicator Talks Honestly About Pet Loss and Grief
As we become more disconnected from the natural world itself and the wild lives unfolding all around us, our connections with our companion animals – our pets – are becoming deeper and more significant than ever before. We feel a closeness and kinship to our pets that we may not even feel to any other human animals in our lives. So when our pet dies, the loss can devastate us. What can we do to survive our loss? Where can we go for support? Who can we talk with for comfort? Is there anything that helps make the grief journey shorter and less painful? Professional animal intuitive Shannon Cutts tackles this intensely tough topic head-on, sharing about her own experiencing navigating crushing pet loss and grief.
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.
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.