We make so many end-of-life decisions for our pets. Many of us would love to know the answer to some tough questions. We’d be able to forego the guilt or worry about those decisions because we KNEW how our animals felt and what they needed. With animal communication, we obtain the information to make end-of-life decisions with less guilt or remorse.
Have you ever wished you could ask:
- Are you in pain?
- Where does it hurt?
- Is the pain bearable?
- Does the medical treatment help? Do you feel better after treatment?
- Do you still enjoy life?
- What can we do to help?
- Are you ready to pass?
- Can the body sustain your spirit?
- Do we have your permission to let you go?
- Is there anything we can do before you pass?
End of life transitions are hard for me
I’ve met so many great people and animals through animal communication. I have affection and love for all of them. And this week, four of the animals I’ve grown to love passed on -- three dogs and one cat. I’m distraught over their loss.
My ability to help people and their animals through these end-of-life transitions sustains me.
Emma and Jill
Emma is one of the animals who passed. She’s Jill’s Basset Hound. I’ve known Jill and Emma for about four years. In the past, I did a healing for Emma’s cancer. And Jill was a student in my UConnect class.
Recently, Emma became gravely ill again. This time, Jill and her veterinarian weren’t sure Emma would pull through. Emma was lethargic and couldn’t keep food down. Jill set up an appointment with me the day before their next vet visit. She wanted information to guide her end of life decisions for Emma.
Asking the tough questions
We set up a remote session since I’m in Virginia and Emma and Jill are in Florida.
In our session, I asked Emma how she was feeling. Emma felt like everything was off physically, although her pain was not overwhelming. She had very little energy and enjoyment. But she was willing to stick around for Jill.
Medical Intuition Body Scan
I checked Emma’s lungs and heart – they were only able to do the minimum to keep circulation moving. When I checked her digestive system, it felt “closed” or more precisely, “Out of Business.” Permanently. (Note- the veterinarian found abdominal bleeding in addition to the probable return of cancer.)
Sharing the results with Jill and Emma
I shared that bleak description with Jill and Emma, explaining to Emma that I didn’t think her body could sustain her spirit. At that point, Jill asked Emma if she was ready to pass. Emma said yes, but asked Jill to do it.
Emma told Jill she was gathering up all her memories to take with her. I saw a delightful picture of Emma collecting photo albums of her many trips (she’s been to 11 states!) and stuffing them in a satchel to carry with her.
Jill asked if Emma if she had anything to share. Emma showed me a huge heart-shaped box of Valentine’s Day chocolates for Jill. As Emma passed it to Jill, she asked Jill to open up this box of sweet, delicious memories whenever she felt sad. It was important that Jill remember all the good times together.
Preparing for the transition
I recommended that Emma step out of her body before it shut down to save a potentially uncomfortable ending. For Jill, I suggested she “listen” for the time when Emma’s spirit left her doggie body. That way, Jill would KNOW Emma had transitioned successfully.
Jill and I both felt that her dad, Bill, and her guinea pig, “Don Vito Pigleone” would be there to greet Emma at her end of life transition.
Emma asked Jill to schedule her transition at home with the whole family present.
As requested, Jill set up Emma’s transition at home. Jill felt comfort in knowing she did what Emma desired.
Jill feels Emma’s spirit move on
During the transition, Jill felt Emma’s spirit move on. Read her description of that moment:
“It was about 2-3 minutes after Emma’s transition that I felt this sensation in my chest. It was like someone had lifted a huge rock off my heart. I was instantly filled with relief and peace. It overwhelmed me -- in a good way -- I don’t know how else to explain the sensation, but it’s not something I will ever forget. It was so reassuring to me.”