"Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow."
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There are few things in this life that compare to the pain and sorrow of losing a pet. We welcome these fur-friends into our homes, and they soon become an important member of the family. Pets lift our heads and fill our hearts with the kind of love that few others can. They offer unconditional love and are always greeting us with a warm welcome when we come through the front door after a long day. Whether our cats and dogs are comforting us when we cry or giving us a good laugh, the memories we create with them are priceless and will never be forgotten.

Let these pet loss quotes encourage you during the difficult time of losing a friend who was your constant companion. If you're searching for loss of dog quotes or loss of cat quotes, we have you covered. They're also great words to include in a sympathy card for friends or family who may be experiencing the loss of a pet and also can serve as a meaningful caption for a social media tribute to your beloved pet. Read through these uplifting words and reflect on all the beloved times you shared with your best pal.

Will Rogers Pet Quote
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"If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die, I want to go where they went." - Will Rogers

Winnie the Pooh Pet Quote
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"How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard." - Winnie The Pooh

Vicki Harrison Losing Pet Quote
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"Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim." - Vicki Harrison

Ted Geisel Pet Quote
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"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened." - Ted Geisel (Dr. Seuss)

Thom Jones Losing Pet Quote
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"Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them and filling an emptiness we didn't ever know we had." - Thom Jones

Roger Caras Pet Quote
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"Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole." - Roger Caras

Sigmund Freud Pet Quote
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"Time spent with a cat is never wasted." - Sigmund Freud

Rita Mae Brown Pet Quote
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"Sorrow is how we learn to love. Your heart isn't breaking. It hurts because it's getting larger. The larger it gets, the more love it holds." - Rita Mae Brown

Robert Louis Pet Quote
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"Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow." - Robert Louis Stevenson

Martin Luther Losing Pet Quote
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"The dog is the most faithful of animals and would be much esteemed were it not so common. Our Lord God has made his greatest gift the commonest." - Martin Luther

Pam Brown Pet Quote
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"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." - Pam Brown

Mark Twain Pet Quote
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"Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in." - Mark Twain

Mark Twain Pet Quote
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"The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man's." - Mark Twain

Lacie Petitto Losing Pet Quote
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"A pet is never truly forgotten until it is no longer remembered."- Lacie Petitto

Mark Twain Pet Quote
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"A home without a cat — and a well fed, well petted and properly revered cat — may be a home, perhaps, but how can it prove title?" - Mark Twain

Konrad Lorenz Pet Quote
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"The bond with a dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth can ever be." - Konrad Lorenz

Leo Dworken Pet Quote
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"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." - Leo Dworken

John Grogan Pet Quote
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"It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them." - John Grogan

James Thurber Pet Quote
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"If I have any beliefs about immortality it is that certain dogs I know will go to heaven, and very very few people." - James Thurber

Jack Lemmon Pet Quote
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"Death ends a life, not a relationship." - Jack Lemmon

James Herriot Pet Quote
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"If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans." - James Herriot

Hilary Stanton Pet Quote

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"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." - Hilary Stanton Zunin

Eugene O'Neill Pet Quote
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"Dogs…do not ruin their sleep worrying about how to keep the objects they have, and to obtain the objects they have not. There is nothing of value they have to bequeath except their love and their faith." - Eugene O'Neill

Gene Hill Pet Quote
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"Nobody can fully understand the meaning of love unless he's owned a dog. A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes." - Gene Hill

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Pet Quote
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"His ears were often the first thing to catch my tears." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Eleanor Roosevelt Pet Quote
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"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." - Eleanor Roosevelt

Antole France Pet Quote
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"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." - Anatole France

Eleanor H Porter
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"It's funny how…cats know the inside of folks better than other folks do, isn't it?" - Eleanor H. Porter

Amy Sedaris Pet Quote
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"Sometimes losing a pet is more painful than losing a human because in the case of the pet, you were not pretending to love it." - Amy Sedaris

Charles Dickens Pet quote
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"What greater gift than the love of a cat." - Charles Dickens

Albert Schweitzer
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"There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats." - Albert Schweitzer