I'm so sorry about the loss of little Aslan. It's so hard to read through these posts and not tear up. I haven't lost a furry child yet, but as they age (and one now with HCM), oh, it's just so hard to even consider! It's a blessing to read about other dedicated mommies and daddies and how they cope.
I wanted to pass on something that I had read about YEARS ago. If this has been brought up before, my apologies, I'm fairly new here :-) There are companies now that will use ashes to make a diamond. It's something that I would definitely consider when the time comes. It's pricy but something you might want to look into.
Here's one site:
I'm sorry if anyone finds that morbid, that's not my intent. Just thought some folks might find it something they'd want to look into.
Hugs to all,
Diana and Timon
--- In email@example.com, Shelleee12@... wrote:
> Cremation may not be for everyone....but in a transitional society, when
> many don't have that bit of land they will have in their lives forever, I
> think it's a great option, a loving option.
> Just my two cents worth!!