When a Pet Dies
A guide to having a candid conversation with your young ones.
“When I was little and didn’t have a sister yet, my best friend was a brown, wire-haired mongrel named Mitzi. We shared joyous times, exciting times and sad times. We got scared together when there was thunder and lightening, and together we crawled under the bed until they went away. When I wasn’t scared of them any more, Mitzi still was, so I comforted her and felt all the braver.