We have compiled a list of links and references we hope you might find useful.
The Hobart Cat Centre is a self funded, volunteer staffed organisation which aims to alleviate feline suffering by way of a trapping and rescue programme for cats and kittens, which have been abandoned, dumped or strayed.
The RSPCA is a non-Government, community-based charity and their primary concern is the welfare of all animals - great and small.
The RSPCA is known for its animal welfare work. Each year it accepts around 135,000 lost, abandoned or injured animals, but it needs help rehousing them. If you're ready for the responsibility of looking after a pet, why not give an RSPCA resuce a safe, permanent home? All pets adopted from the RSPCA are vet checked, desexed, vaccinated and temperament tested.
http://www.jacquicleijne.com.au Original fine art pet portraits are a wonderful way in which to celebrate your pet and to remember them in passing. Fine art pet portraits capture their beauty, their personality and sensitivity along with that classic expression which makes them so unique.
The Australian Centre for Companion Animals in Society (ACCAS) operates a national pet loss grief hotline in Australia between 7 and 9PM every evening (local time).
Telephone: (02) 9746 1911
Free call: 1800 704 291
"Pet Loss & Children" by Cheri Barton Ross.
An excellent resource for parents and those working with children to help, comfort and teach children about this most difficult aspect of life.
"The Loss of a Pet" by Dr Wallace Sife.
A guide to coping with the grieving process when a pet dies.
"Goodbye, Dear Friend" by Virginia Ironside. Coming to terms with the death of a pet. (First published in 1994 by Robson Books Ltd, London - may not be easily available).