Mourning Your Pet: Owners Provide Japanese Buddhist Funeral For Their Cat [Photos]

Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral

For many animal owners, losing a pet is like losing a member of the family. Sometimes, the mourning of your pet can be similar to mourning the death a friend or loved one in that the realization that they’re really gone is hard to handle and the grieving process can be similar.

Well for Imgur user meowmeowstar, the mourning process for his family’s beloved cat involved a proper Japanese Buddhist Funeral, seemingly down to the last detail.

Detailing the entire ceremony with photographs, the process can be seen below along with the owners captions.

Be warned, there are images containing the cat before and after the cremation process so if this is too much for you, please move on.

Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral
Cat receives full Japanese Buddhist Funeral

[Images via Imgur user meowmeowstar]