Pet Memorials
Helping Families Honor the Lives Of Those They Love
Sasha
5/13/2000 - 12/2/2015We miss you deeply, Sasha. Your light and spirit brought us such joy; we will always cherish the memories of you in our hearts. It's hard to fathom you've already crossed that bridge... 15-1/2 years went by in a blink, but the wonderful times we had are measured beyond years and beyond this physical matter reality. they will transcend all time.
We love you, eternally,
your devoted family
Kendra KrollProspect Heights, IllinoisDecember 5, 2015
Mr. Wills
1/1/1999 - 11/18/2015Our hearts are broken but trying to find comfort in the peace and hugs and kisses he was able to receive at home in our arms until the end. He was our beloved baby and trusted companion for 13 of his almost 17 years. His purrsonality was so unique and cool. He won everyone over with his antics and his super silky fur. The memories we have are plentiful, filled with laughter, his wonderful purr, love and adventure.

Willser, may you get endless chin scratches, find plenty of sunny spots, fuzzy sweaters, and piles of salmon, bacon and pancakes on the other side. You will be deeply missed but always remembered. There are not enough tears to cry to heal our hearts. We love you so much big guy, baby boy.
Karin + John TweedieChicago, IllinoisNovember 24, 2015
Lady Sadie
6/24/1997 - 11/3/2015I used to tell Sadie she was my kitty soul mate. I felt such a deep bond with her after all these years. I am so grateful to this sweet little girl for all the happiness and love she gave us unconditionally. The house is quiet now and it's been really difficult to know that I won't see her when I come in the door or see her looking out the windows or find her sleeping in a sunspot, or playing with her catnip stuffed pollack, or on the couch next to me every night. I wish I could relive the last 18 years and love her all over again. I am comforted that she is without pain, and is reunited with her feline family and all my relatives that have gone before who loved all animals. They will keep an eye on Sadie until we meet on the Rainbow Bridge. Dear Sadie, we will love you and miss you forever my sweet little angel. I hope I gave you the good life that you deserved.Judy PotornyBatavia, IllinoisNovember 9, 2015
Jojo
3/3/2001 - 10/29/2015My beloved JoJo is truly missed he was my constant companion for 14 plus years . I love you I miss you but I know you are in good hands, no more pain.Bernice PerkinsCrestwood, IllinoisNovember 2, 2015
Sonny Baker
3/26/2002 - 10/13/2015TO OUR , LITTLE SONNY, WHO LOOKED LIKE A LITTLE BEAR. HIS FACE WAS SO CUTE AND HE WAS SO SWEET.
I KNOW YOU ARE WITH YOUR BROTHER RUMMY AND BENNY. I PRAY YOU ARE AND OUT OF PAIN. YOU WERE ALWAYS YOUNG AT HEART. OUR HEARTS ARE BROKEN , THE HOUSE IS NOT THE SAME . WE MISS YOU SO MUCH, BUT I KNEW YOU HA TO GO HOME, YOU TRY TO STAY STRONG FOR US. BAILEY , IS LOST WITHOUT YOU. BUT SOME DAY SHE WILL COME HOME TOO.
I HOPE YOU ARE PLAYING BALL AND RUNNING WITH RUMMY AND BENNY. OUR TEARS ARE FILLED WITH SADNESS AND LOST BUT OUR HEARTS ARE FILLED WITH LOVE AND KNOWING YOU ARE OUT OF PAIN AND HAPPY.
WAIT FOR US , OUR LITTLE BEAR, WAIT FOR EACH OF US TO COME HOME AND SEE YOUR SWEET LITTLE FACE ONCE AGAIN.
KISS, RUMMY AND BENNY. AND A BIG KISS AND HUGS TO YOU. YOU WERE SUCH A HAPPY AND SWEET SO SWEET LITTLE BOY. YOUR DAD, LOVED YOU SO MUCH, I HOPE YOU WILL GO TO HIM AND BRING HIM SOME JOY TO SEE YOU.
GO AND PLAY, MY LITTLE ONE, I WILL SEE YOU SOME DAY AND WE WILL NEVER BE PARTED AGAIN. SO MUCH LOVE. LOVE MOM AND DAD. AND BAILEY..
JULIE AND TOM BAKERLINCOLNWOOD, IllinoisOctober 16, 2015
Joy
4/10/1999 - 10/13/2015Nothing in this world is harder than saying good-bye. I don't know the author of this poem, but I feel it expresses the feelings of love and loss simply and beautifully.

Do you think the time has come? May I say good-bye
To pain-filled days and endless nights?
I've lived my life and done my best, an example tried to be.
So can't I take that step beyond and set my spirit free?
I didn't want to go at first, I fought with all my might.
But something seems to draw me now to a warm and loving light.
I want to go, I really do. It’s difficult to stay.
But I will try as best I can to live just one more day.
To give you time to care for me and share your love and tears.
I know you're sad and so afraid, because I feel your fears.
I'll not be far, I promise that, and hope you'll always know
that my spirit will be close to you, wherever you may go.
Thank you for loving me.
You know I love you too.
That’s why it’s hard to say good-bye and end this life with you.
So hold me now, just one more time and let me hear you say,
because you care so much for me, you'll let me go today.
Dona MurphyLake Blluff, IllinoisOctober 15, 2015
Oliver
5/30/2001 - 10/8/2015My Dearest Oliver,

My heart is broken since you crossed the Rainbow Bridge. I'll never forget the day we brought you home. You were a mischievous ball of energy. Your amazing personalty allowed you to get out of any kind of trouble. You became my constant companion after your Dad passed away. You were only 2 years old then. You gave me strength to cope and a reason to move on. I promised you, that we'll never part.....but God decided differently. I was fortunate to have you in my life for wonderful 14.5 years. I miss you so much, your soft coat, wiggling tail and most of all your kind personality. My life will never be same and there will be a huge void in it. R.I.P my beloved Oliver.

I love you,
Your Mom.
Jolanta RuegeChicago, IllinoisOctober 11, 2015
Nilla
2/14/2001 - 8/8/2015Nilla was a warm hearted cat with a big personality. Her playful behavior always had her family laughing and smiling. She had a beautiful black coat which included white angle boots, white gloves, a white spot on her lower belly, and a very clean tuxedo trail from her chin down to her chest. In addition, she had long, which white whiskers and eyebrows which made her even more beautiful. From the moment she entered our lives, she provided a light of happiness that would outshine any negativity that the day may have brought forth. Over time, her meows became more like our own language and her head nudges were her ways of showing love and appreciation. A lover of deep tissue back massages, Nilla appreciated the simpler things in life, such as lying down next to her family snuggled up while watching a movie, or simply sharing a seat on the balcony and admiring the high-rise view of Chicago's north side. Her spirit and the memories that she has left us will never be forgotten and no day shall pass in which those special moments with her will not be cherished.

I love you so much my little girl. Thank you for being our best friend, our family, and our rock. You better not be late when I come looking for you in front of the Rainbow Bridge!
Ned RakanovicChicago, IllinoisAugust 11, 2015
Six
4/9/2004 - 7/10/2015Six was more than just the "man" of our family. He was the sweetest, most loving pet you could ever ask for. He sensed when someone did not feel well in the house and he was right there to let you know he was there. He would softly approach you and put his little wet nose on your leg to let you know he wanted your attention about something. Even when his heart became broken, this "little man's" appetite was always GOOD. He enjoyed eating and loved his cooked vegetables. Six considered fresh garden cooked green beans a TREAT. Even though fresh vegetables have always been a part of his and this brothers diet. Six's life pretty much consisted of playing with his frisbee, ball and he loved to chase his "donut shaped ring" through the yard or the house. His brother Buckeye has taken the donut and the red shaped ring and has put both of those specific toys behind the couch where Buckeye likes to go and hide for solice.

Six may appear to be a BIG BOY in the picture, but he only weighed 35 lbs max ever. Six just like his brothers, truly are a part of our family. As having no human children, these "boys" are our "fur babies". We celebrated birthdays by cooking STEAK and CAKE for them. The cupcakes had candles, lit and we sang to them just like we celebrate human birthdays. They even did their howling barks on New Year's Eve celebrations when we break out the tamborine, horns, pot/pans or any other noise making thing. Six enjoyed even the Christmas Tree and all the ornaments & gifts were fully inspected and had his wet nose approval sealed on it. Six knew which gifts were his and his brothers.

Six is LOVED without LIMITS and the EMPTINESS in our HOME without his presence is so HUGE. Yet in our hearts the LOVE and LOYALTY this boy has given us all is beyond what words could ever express.
Wheeling, IllinoisJuly 15, 2015
Linus
6/4/2015In treasured memory of Linus, a 12 year old rescue dog with the softest coat and a heart of gold. Linus's mom first saw him when he was up for adoption after being rescued from a hoarder's house. She almost didn't take him home, but luckily something in her told her to take a chance on him. It was truly the best decision of her life! It took a full month for little Linus to settle into his new home and trust his mom, but once he did, he never left her side! Linus's mom calls him her "dog soulmate" and they really were so similar, in some of the things that they had been through and their personalities too. It felt like it was meant to be that they had found each other! Linus was named for his curly coat, soft as a blanket like the one Linus from Peanuts loved to carry around with him. He was such a loving, empathetic dog. He always sensed whenever his mom was going through a tough time and would lick her face to try to make her feel better! Linus was just the most gentle boy, friendly with all he met, including his canine sister Lucy who recently joined the family. He was also blessed with a grandma who loved him dearly.

When Linus suddenly seemed weak and fell earlier in the spring, his doctor had devastating news: Linus likely had cancer that was affecting his body's ability to make red and white blood cells. Linus's mom knew that it wasn't his time quite yet, so set out to make every day as good as possible, so long as he was still enjoying himself. He did amazingly well for about a month but recently did take a turn for the worse. As absolutely devastating as it was to face losing her best friend and constant companion for the past six years, Linus's mom could not watch him suffer and made the brave decision to let him go. He was able to stretch out so comfortably on a cozy rug at home, and with his mom embracing him, gently pass away. Dear Linus, there are no good words to properly convey what you meant to your mom and how very much she loved you. You were one in a million and will never be forgotten. Rest now, sweet boy, until you meet your mom again.

~Dr. Christie
Ashley WasnickSchaumburg, IllinoisJune 5, 2015