Memorializing Your Pet Becomes Big Business

The practice of memorializing pets dates back thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians entombed cats alongside people in the pyramids. Ancient cultures in South America had special tombs for their dogs. Evidence goes back as far as ten thousand years to support pet burials and memorials. These days, we don’t necessarily have access to pyramids and fancy tombs for our friends at the Rainbow Bridge. That doesn’t mean you can’t memorialize your pet! A recent survey by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association found that one in ten dog and cat owners would buy an urn for their pet — … Continue reading