American Association of Feline Practitioners

Veterinary professionals passionate about the care of cats

Client Resources

Here are just a few examples of some client resources you can utilize. You can also find local resources or other products to assist in your support efforts.

Bereavement Support

  • Lap of Love: Pet Loss and Bereavement Resource Line

    Call 855-351-LOVE (5683) Monday - Friday. This is a complimentary national hotline available to those that are anticipating or grieving the loss of their cat.

Children's Reading List

  • Meng, Cece, and Jago. Always Remember. Illustrated, Philomel Books, 2016.

  • Poll, Van Wendy. Healing A Child’s Pet Loss Grief: A Guide for Parents. Center for Pet Loss Grief, LLC, 2016.
  • Potter, Shirl, and Koss, George. Death of a Pet: Answers to Questions for Children and Animal Lovers of All Ages. Guidelines Publications, 1991
  • Rigabar, Barbara Bareis, and Chris Sharp. A Rainbow Bridge for Gus: A Story about the Loss of a Pet. Barb Rigabar, 2014.
  • Rylant, Cynthia. Cat Heaven. Illustrated, Blue Sky Press, 1997.
  • Tousley, Marty. Children and Pet Loss: A Guide for Helping. 1st ed., Our Pals Pub, 1996.

Free-to-Print Resources

Daily Cat Calendar

Clients can download and print this 12-month calendar to record their cat's ongoing health and status. They can note each day as "good," "bad," or "average" and bring this calendar to their next feline wellness visit. Notable or significant events can be recorded in the "Notes" section beneath the calendar.











Lobby Sign

Print and display this sign in your lobby to inform other clients that a euthanasia appointment is occurring.


Customizable Sympathy & Anniversary Cards

Note: All cards are provided as an editable PDF to personalize and use at your practice. Each card is formatted for A4-size paper sheets in landscape orientation.


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