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Finding Peace When Pets Die

Large Print - 2011
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A moving meditation on coping with the loss of the animals that have enriched our lives. Jon Katz returns with a thoughtful exploration of the ways in which people grieve for their pets. Filled with helpful advice, philosophical questions, and emotional reflections about Katz's own animals, this book is about far more than just the grieving process; it's also a comfort to heartbroken pet owners, a guide to letting go, and a means to begin moving on.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2011.
Edition: Large print ed.
ISBN: 9781410442840
1410442845
Branch Call Number: LGPRINT 155.937 Katz 12/2011
Characteristics: 289 p. (large print) ;,23 cm.

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modelmalina
Aug 08, 2015

This book has helped in dealing with my grief. Over the loss of my dog Sassy. It helped me to understand how important she was to me. And also helped with the grieving process.

A good read.

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Bookworm39
May 06, 2013

With the Recent Loss of our Beloved Cat Tobey this book helps quite a bit with our Grief. As The Author says some people may say he was like a Family Member, No this is not true, He was a Family Member for 18 Years. He gave us Many Happy Memories and we will never Forget Him.

This book is always available in the Plane Tree Health Information Center @ Cupertino Library. GL 209 K 2012

FRANCYNE PELCHAR Jul 14, 2012

Excellent, practical advice on dealing with the death of a beloved pet whether the pet dies of natural causes or must be euthanized. The author does not descend into emo treacle. Mr. Katz lives on a farm and has owned many pets. His words carry the weight of experience.

flash2121 Jul 06, 2012

i like this book because may pet die it a book so that i remember may best friend....

sassie Oct 25, 2011

Read this book when I knew my dog was nearing the end of his long life. Helped me greatly to make the decision the next morning not to prolong his suffering.

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