It is devastating to lose a pet, but the sad fact is that most pet bird owners have to say goodbye to their feathered friends at one point or another. While no one ever wants to think about that terrible day, if you are faced with the loss of your bird it's important to know how you can attempt to give yourself a healthy grieving process. One part of doing so is to do something special to memorialize your pet bird.
For some helpful ideas on keeping your special bird's memory alive, read over my new article on Remembering Birds Who Have Passed Away. It can seem tempting to try to move on and ignore your pain when a pet dies, but companion animals are like family members, and the sense of loss experienced when they pass away is very real. Taking the time to allow yourself to properly grieve and heal will not only help you in the long-run, it will show honor and reverence for your feathered friend's memory.