• Living with Chickens

    The death of a pet

    The death of a pet can be difficult to cope with. There is a grieving process that happens when we lose a pet. Over the last couple of years two of my siblings have had pet dogs that have died. The loss of a dog who has been a great companion, showing unconditional love, is felt deeply. I am sure this is the same with a cat and other animals, including horses. However, I never thought that I could feel such loss when my pet chook died last weekend. She was my favourite and had been with us for over three years. I have not had many pets during my…