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25+ Cat Loss Quotes: Grieving & Coping with Pet Loss

Losing a pet is not an easy experience. If you have recently gone through this, or someone near and dear to you has, finding the right words to express how you are feeling can be difficult. Although this may be an overwhelming time for you, may you find some light and inspiration during your time of grieving.

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You may have left my life, but you will never leave my heart.Unknown

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Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.Dr Suess

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When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. Khalil Gibran

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No amount of time will ever erase the memory of a good cat. Unknown

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Some angels don’t have wings, sometimes they have whiskers. Unknown

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May memories of love, and friendship maintain and comfort you in the loss of your beloved cat. Unknown

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Grief is so painfully real, regardless of its origin. The love of, and attachment to, an animal friend can equal that of human relationships. Likewise, the loss of an animal can be just as devastating. Pastor Joel Morgan

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Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.An Irish Saying

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Heaven will not ever Heaven be, unless my cats are there to welcome me.Unknown

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Your favorite chair is empty now, where you would lie and sleep. But the memory of our happy times is mine to always keep. Unknown

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How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.Winnie the Pooh

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Reflective Cat Loss Quotes

Remembering when your cat was just a kitten, cherishing every moment you spent watching them grow and, reflecting on the impact they’ve had on your life can be incredibly therapeutic. Their memory will forever live on in your heart – and that in itself is beautiful.

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When the cat you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure. Unknown

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A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.Ernest Hemingway

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The loss of a cat is immeasurable. But so is the love that is left behind. Unknown

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If you have a cat, you will most likely outlive it. To get a cat is to open yourself u[p to profound joy and prospectively, to equally profound sadness. Unknown

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A home without a cat — and a well fed, well petted and properly revered cat — may be a home, perhaps, but how can it prove title?Mark Twain

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The people who say “it’s just a cat” do not understand, and it is I who feels bad. Unknown

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To anyone who has ever been owned by a cat, it will come as no surprise that there are all sorts of things about your cat you will never, as long as you live, forget. Not the least of these is your first sight of him or her.Cleveland Amory

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Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. Anatole France

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No one can truly understand the bond that we form with the cats we love until they experience the loss of one. Unknown

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It’s funny how…cats know the inside of folks better than other folks do, isn’t it?Eleanor H. Porter

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It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.Anges Repplier

Inspirational Cat Loss Quotes

If you are in need of some insightful and positive words – this set of sayings may be just what the doctor ordered.

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Your absence has gone through me like thread through a needle. Everything I do is stitched with its color.W.S. Merwin

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The memories and paw print of a beloved cat remains in our hearts and soul forever. Unknown

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The difference between friends and pets is that friends we allow into our company, pets we allow into our solitude.Robert Brault

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One day all of the cats we ever loved will come running towards us and that day will be a good day. Unknown

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I would like to see anyone, prophet, king or God, convince a thousand cats to do the same thing at the same time.Neil Geiman

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To make heaven the perfect resting place for the loved ones we adore, God made sure those Pearly Gates contained a kitty door. Unknown

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Saying Farewell to Our Cats

Our hearts go out to those who have lost a dear pet – there are no real words that can truly express how much our fur babies will be missed. We hope that you were able to find a bit of comfort in these cat loss quotes, and are ultimately able to push forward through your grief. if you are finding the grievance of your pet difficult to navigate on your own, you may turn to other resources for additional support. 

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