In these pages you can read more about the feelings that many of us experience when we have lost a beloved pet, as well as some advice on how to cope with grief. Note that no two people will experience grief in exactly the same way; just as our special pets are unique, as pet owners our relationship with our close companion is also unique. There is no right or wrong way to feel. Do not feel pressurised into ‘getting over it’ quickly. Be gentle with yourself. Many people feel upset following the death of a pet, and there is no ‘correct’ time by which you should have come to terms with it. You can read more on grief in our section Feelings of Loss.