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Catholic / Anglican / Episcopal

O God, you created all that is, and you love all that you have made: we come to you this day in grief and with thanksgiving. We grieve the death of our beloved [name of pet], who has been our companion on the way, and we thank you for the gift of his presence among us as an effective sign of the richness of your creation and of the generosity of your love; through Jesus Christ our Savior, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
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Catholic

Almighty and Merciful Father, whose care and loving kindness are over all thy creation, breathe forth into us thy spirit of compassion and tenderness towards all creatures thou hast made and in whom thou are the indwelling life. Teach us, O Lord, to look upon our younger brethren as a trust from thee, that the day may be hastened when men shall neither hurt nor destroy in all thy holy mountain; through Christ our Lord.
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Christian
Almighty God, I was fortunate to receive the gift of ________________ (pets name) from You. Now that he/she has left this life, please help me cope with my loss with strength and courage. I know that my beloved companion no longer suffers, and will live on in many fond memories. May they be treated with the care and respect as he/she has enriched my life, I pray that I may enrich the lives of others. Amen.
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Christian
Dear God, my pet was so special. The death of this beautiful animal has left me empty and depressed. Please help me bridge this paralyzing time with the memories of the joy we shared. Let me always focus on the delight that my pet brought to my life. Animals are such a wonderful part of the world you created, and the loss of this one will be with me always. I may, in time, share my life with a new pet, but the memories of this one will never be replaced. Amen
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Christian
Eternal Spirit, we bring you our grief in the loss of ____________________ [pets name] and ask for courage to bear it. We bring you our thanks for ____________________ [pets name] who lived among us and gave us freely of his/her love. We commit our friend and companion ____________________ [pets name] into your loving hands. Give us eyes to see how your love embraces all creatures and every living thing speaks to us of your love. Amen.
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Judaism
God, full of love, dwelling in the spirit of all life, may the spirit of ____________________ [pets name] be accepted into your love. By the merit of his/her love, may his/her spirit live on in the love of all life. And let us say, Amen.
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Judaism
O Lord our God, we come before You this day in sadness. ____________________ [pets name], who brought us so much joy in life, has now died. [His/Her] happy times in our family’s embrace have come to an end. We miss ____________________ [pets name] already. We are grateful to You, God, for creating ____________________ [pets name], for entrusting [him/her] to our care, and for sustaining [him/her] in our love for a measure of time. We understand that all that lives must die. We knew that this day would come. And yet, O God, we would have wanted one more day of play, one more evening of love with ____________________ [pets name]. O God, as we have taken care of ____________________ [pets name] in life, we ask that You watch over [him/her] in death. You entrusted ____________________ [pets name] to our care; now, we give [him/her] back to You. May ____________________ [pets name] find a happy new home in Your loving embrace. As we remember ____________________ [pets name], may we love each other more dearly. May we care for all Your creatures, for every living thing, as we protected the blessed life of ____________________ [pets name]. May [his/her] memory bless our lives with love and caring forever. Amen.
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