Book List

Goodbye, Friend: Healing For Anyone Who Has Ever Lost A Pet  Gary Kowalski

This book offers advice and how to cope with the death of a pet; it includes stories and practical guidance.

            “Saying goodbye to a pet soulmate is something we dread but must inevitably accept. Goodbye, Friend offers answers that are woven into a tapestry of care, compassion, and unconditional love for the pets with whom we’ve shared our hearts and homes. Then, we can become much more than our pet’s best friend — we can become healers, teachers, and angels for our friends and family when they, too, lose a beloved pet.” Marty Becker, DVM, co-author of Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover’s Soul

The Pet Loss Companion: Healing Advice from Family Therapists who lead Pet Loss Groups Ken Dolan-Del Vecchio

“Everyone who’s ever loved an animal companion will find wisdom and solace in this book. The authors share stories drawn from decades of experience leading pet loss groups and practicing family therapy. Their recommendations for taking care of yourself and loved ones during the rough spots of grief will answer all of your important questions and help you feel well-supported. I highly recommend The Pet Loss Companion for companion animal lovers like me.” Ed Sayres, President & CEO of the ASPCA®

Weep Not For Me: In Memory of a Beloved Cat Constance Jenkins

Constance Jenkins composed this poem to comfort her sister who had just lost her much-loved cat.

The Grief Recovery Handbook for Pet Loss Russell Friedman

A step by step grief recovery method, a self help guide.

 “The Grief Recovery Handbook for Pet Loss does a great job in applying the already successful method of grief recovery to the loss of a beloved pet.” Customer Review

Soul Comfort for Cat Lovers: Coping Wisdom for Heart and Soul after the loss of a Beloved Feline Liz Eastwood

 A handbook for dealing with loss

Coping strategies

Dealing with grief