As pet owners we understand pets are a parts of our families. They provide unconditional love and support and bring hours of enjoyment to our lives. The life of our pets is a story we want to share with all. And when our beloved pets leave us, we grieve as though we have lost a part of our family. It is just as important to share our good stories as it is to share those of grief and loss.

If you would like to share a funny, endearing or pet loss story of your own with others, please send them to us at [email protected]. We will gather and read your stories and post them on our website for others to read. Please read our featured story below!

A few things to keep in mind:

  • Send funny stories about your pet.
  • Send cute and endearing stories about your pet.
  • Send memorable stories about your pet's life and/or about your current/past pet loss experience(s).
  • If you have a memorable picture of your pet, you can send it along also!

Thank you for sharing your stories with us.
We hope this page has helped you through the loss of your pet.
-Friends Ever After Pet Crematory

My Dear Cody
by Sharon Rose

My beautiful puppy. How his coat was so golden and shiny. How his wet, cold nose nudged me awake in the mornings. It seems that whenever I wanted to sleep, he would want to play. And whenever I wanted to play, he wanted to sleep. My precious golden lab, oh how I miss him! One of my fondest memories is Christmas, 3 years ago. Cody was his usual self. Prowling the kitchen for any scrap of food he could find.

Gramma had worked all day making pecan pies and green bean casserole. She was taking her wonderful cooking, one dish at a time, out to the garage to keep cool. In the midwest, our garages and porches become our refrigerators and freezers in the wintertime!

The house was beginning to fill with children, families and the smells of Christmas! Cody was being a typical lab, going from person to person, soaking up all the love, strokes and hugs he could get! It was no surprise, that he disappeared to take a nap about an hour later. The poor thing must have been so tired and full from eating all those floor scraps!

My Gramma and I went to set the table and retrieve all that wonderful food we had been cooking ALL day long. I went into the garage to bring in the first dish, when I noticed something missing. The dishes and pies were there but there was a huge hole eaten out of each one! I let out a surprised scream and that is when I saw Cody. His head popped up, ears perked from under the garage stairs. He couldn't even move he was so full.

Of coarse we were mad, but we all couldn't help but laugh at my dog as he rolled around on the floor moaning with contentment and indigestion! These are the memories I cherish of Cody, my golden lab!


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