Pet Memorials: Purchasing Products to Honor Your Cherished PetThe
tradition of pet memorials dates back to ancient Egypt, when grieving
pet owners mummified their cats, dogs, and other pets. These early
animal lovers believed firmly in honoring their loyal animal friends –
after mummification, Egyptian pets were often buried in dedicated pet
burial sites or entombed with their deceased owners.
Today, pet owners around the world still
memorialize their furry friends as the Egyptians did thousands of years
ago. Pet memorial products are loving reminders of a pet's gentle and
Types of Pet Memorials
When choosing a pet memorial, it helps to
understand the different kinds of products available. Here's a guide
to the most popular types of pet memorial products:
- Pet urns - Since many
pet owners choose to have their deceased pets cremated, pet urns are a
popular choice. They are available in a wide range of styles, and materials ranging
from dog or cat shaped figurine urns to simple or classic shaped urns.
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- Pet cremation jewelry -
Cremation jewelry is a way to keep your beloved pet close to your
heart. Cremation pendants can be filled with a small amount of your
pet's ashes and worn on a chain around your neck. The pendants are
available in gold, silver, and bronze and feature a wide range of
styles, including pet-themed paw prints or simple crosses and hearts.
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- Pet grave markers -
If you choose to bury your deceased pet, a personalized grave marker is
a loving way to honor your pet's memory. Many pet grave markers can
be laser-engraved with your pet's image and personalized with your
View our selection of pet grave markers
- Pet caskets - Caskets
are available in a variety of shapes and sizes to accommodate dogs,
cats, or other small animals. If you plan to bury your pet in a
casket, it's important to check with your local pet cemetery to find out if there are any special requirements for a casket burial.
View our selection of pet caskets
The world has changed a lot since the days
of the pyramids, but one thing remains the same: People want to
honor their deceased pets. It's never easy to say goodbye to a beloved
pet, but a well-chosen pet memorial can help soothe some of the pain
and keep your pet's memory alive.