Rescuing Sprite is a stunningly intimate
revelation of the strong love that can
develop between a family and a pet, and
the realization, as Mark Levin puts it, that
“in the end, we humans are the lucky
From the moment pets come into our
lives, we know the day will arrive when we
have to say farewell. Still, we are never
emotionally prepared for the last adieu.
Friar Jack Wintz wants you to know--the
Bible gives us many clues that we will be
with our pets in heaven for eternity!
The death of your beloved pet can be one
of the most heartbreaking losses you'll
ever endure. But recovery isn't only about
closure. You also want to know where
your best friend has gone.
This book provides enormous comfort and
reassurance to anyone who has ever
cherished a pet, and food for thought for
anyone who has ever questioned the
place of these beloved creatures in the
larger scheme of things, both here on
Earth and beyond.
Many people feel a magical connection
with one special cat or dog in their life.
These two heartwarming books celebrate
the timeless love between people and
their "forever cats" and "forever dogs".
Filled with colorful illustrations of cats and
dogs lovingly cared for by their guardian
angels, these charming little books will
delight animal lovers young and old and
bring comfort to anyone who has had to
say goodbye to their best four-legged
friend. Perfect for any cat or dog lover.
Rylant paints a warm and affectionate
picture of the ideal place God would, of
course, create for man's best friend. The
first picture book illustrated by the author,
Dog Heaven is enhanced by Rylant's
bright, bold paintings that perfectly
capture an afterlife sure to bring solace to
anyone who is grieving.
Illus. in full color. "In this gentle, moving
story, Elfie, a dachshund, and her special
boy progress happily through life
together. One morning Elfie does not
wake up. The family grieves and buries
her. The watercolor illustrations, tender
and warm in color and mood, suit the
simple text perfectly."--School Library
With Koko's passing, Rick is devastated.
But then one night, he is woken by Buster,
a flatulent but well-intentioned messenger
dog, who suddenly appears at the boy's
bedside. Buster ferries Rick to a magical
paradise for pets where Rick is reunited
with Koko; it fills Rick's heart with joy.
This edition also includes a significant
new way of considering the meaning of
afterlife for us and our pets.
The authors share stories drawn from
decades of experience leading pet loss
groups and practicing family therapy.
Without comparing our relationships with
our pets to those with people, we know
that, because of the unique emotional
relationships we have with our pets, their
deaths produce a level of pain that is
difficult to describe.
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