My roommate laughed when he saw that I was reviewing this book, but after I pointed out how close he is to his cat, he looked at the book more seriously. Sometimes as "pet owners" we don't realize how close we are to our animal companions until we loose them, and even then we're afraid or ashamed to openly mourn and memorialize them. In Pet Loss
, Eleanor Harris offers valuable advice on handling this feeling of awkwardness. Rather than repressing the emotions that surround a pet's death, Harris encourages her readers to express the pain they feel and the love they remember.
About the Author
Eleanor Harris is an experienced grief counselor for pet loss. She's held a seat on the Board of Directors for The Pet Adoption League and has worked for a pet cemetery. Her writing focuses on animal rights issues, pet bereavement, and neo-pagan religions.