I first published the following article below some years ago. It immediately became the best read blog I had ever written. I realised there is a hunger for information and practical advice about the death process as it applies to pets, from a Tibetan Buddhist perspective. In a very direct way, this blog led me to write
One of my beloved companions, Miss Hissy, my beautiful loyal friend for many years, passed away on April 29, 2021. We had and have a strong spiritual bond, I was at her side, on the floor next to her as she was in her favorite bed, as she took her last breaths, singing softly and stroking her coat gently. I felt so honored and grateful to be with her at the moment of her passing. Not a day goes by without her loving presence being in my life still.