How to Memorialize Your Beloved Pet

How to Memorialize Your Beloved Pet

As we all know, we humans can get so attached to our pets, that they feel like a part of our family. The term "fur baby" is used to refer to a pet that is so loved by us, it is like our own child. When a pet passes "over the rainbow bridge" it can be devastating and leads to real grieving. There are many rituals for the passing of humans, but there aren't many ways we normally get through the mourning of our pets. Here are some items that can memorialize your pet and hopefully, help you pass through the grieving process. 

Etsy is an excellent place to find custom items to memorialize your beloved fur baby. You can also do a google search to find additional companies that make these products. Here are some of the things I have come across. 

Personally, I prefer actual hand-made items like a custom painting. A good artist can catch the personality of your dog, cat, or other pet. 

For pets with a fun personality, I like colorful, stylistic paintings like these:

Custom paintings of your pet:

You can get a custom painting like these here:

This artist is here:

This artist sells his work here:

Of course, you might want to go for a more traditional custom painting instead:

Here are more custom products with your pet's image:

Laser Engraved Crystal Portrait with Your Custom Photo 

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Custom plush "Stuffed anmimal" made to look like your pet. These are great for someone who wants something to hug! 

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Engraved Pet Name Memorial Picture Frame. These are a classic! Here are some I like, but you can see many more by searching for: pet memorial frame


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Memorial Stones can be used as a headstone if your pet is buried on your property, a pet cemetery, or they can be used as a simple garden or yard decorative stone. 

You can find these and many more styles here:

You can even have items made with your pet's cremated ashes, fur, or a paw print incorporated. Many vets are willing to make a paw print for you. 

Cremation Ashes Glass Memorial Sculptures

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Cremation Ashes Memorial Jewelry

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Pet Hair Memorial Containers and jewelry

These are here:

Custom Paw Print or Nose Print Wall Art and Jewelry

Find these and more here: