Rumored Grave of Petey, Little Rascals Dog, Silver Spring, Maryland
Several dogs played Petey in the Little Rascals movie serials. This well-known grave may be a false Petey, a claim started by a prior cemetery owner.
On my way up the Massachusetts. Had to stop en route to take a photo of the finest cat's grave I know of. If you want to know more about Dewey and other amazing felines of days gone by, I am doing a lecture tonight at Worcester Art Museum, for the opening night party of their Meow show--a cat art and history show. The inscription here: "Dewey, 1898-1910. He was only a cat, but he was human enough to be a great comfort in hours of loneliness and pain." - Paul Koudounaris 5/20/16
Home - Hartsdale Pet Cemetery
America’s first pet cemetery was established in 1896 by a New York City Veterinarian, who offered an apple orchard at his bucolic summer retreat in nearby Westchester County to serve as a burial plot for a bereaved friend’s dog. That single compassionate act served as the cornerstone for what was to become America’s first pet cemetery.
Notes from the Field: The Cemetery of the Dogs
The brevity of a pet's life in relation to its owner's doesn't lessen the emotional impact these animals have on our lives, and it's only fitting that once...
Photographing Pet Cemeteries, A Dignified Death for Our Departed Pets
If you measure a society by how it treats its dead, then much of the West right now is of the burying and leaving philosophy, putting the physical aspects of...
A Victorian Era bird sarcophagus, made of brass and marble - weight 11 pounds. Inside is a shrouded bluebird with this note: Our pet Wee-Wee Died Monday 18 June, 1874 at 7:55 o'clock.
Our furry family members
When I write about our furry family members, I am not referring to those males in the family with hair on their backs, but instead, our little four-legged family members—our dogs and cats. A…