If your family’s beloved bird, cat or dog just died suddenly, would you know what to do? If not, you’re not alone. People ask "what to do" on a regular basis when their pet reaches their end of life. Here are nine things every pet parent or pet sitter must know when a pet dies at home. When we make the decision to bring a pet into our home, the … [Read more...] about My Pet Just Died! 9 Things You’ll Need To Know.
I’ll never forget the day we had to say goodbye to our sweet and loyal cat Cinnamon aka “Chubs”. Losing a member of the family is always hard, but the thing that has really stuck with me when I think about that day is my husband’s final moments with his beloved friend. When we learned the extent of Cinnamon's illness I was nearly inconsolable. My … [Read more...] about A MAN AND HIS CAT
Don't confuse good intentions with expertise - there is a difference! Grief can make people do irrational things. If fact, some people who are grieving may not even realize that they are out of control. They may be trying so hard to remain in check, that everyone else can clearly see they are not. I’d like to share with you a true story my … [Read more...] about Do Your Due Diligence!
Hello and welcome to my blog “askjodi”. If you have been following one of my other blogs – this will now serve as my official blog. For those of you who are unfamiliar with me or my area of expertise, it revolves around end of life issues for both humans and pets. Initially, you may ask yourself what’s the correlation between the two? If you … [Read more...] about First Post ..and Welcome!