We, like you, are taking every reasonable precaution against the spread of COVID-19. Unfortunately, we understand that a tragedy such as the loss of a pet may come even in a time like this. Nevertheless, Companah is just as committed as ever to provide a safe and respectful means to lay your pet to rest. [...]
Companah uses a process called water cremation, or alkaline hydrolysis, in which the body goes through a chemical process that reduces it down to bone fragments, which are then turned into a product similar to ashes. The process is known as “green cremation” due to its smaller carbon footprint, and is used on humans as well.
Grief happens when we lose something so important to us that it has become a part of us. For sure, everyone understands that losing a friend or a family member results in strong feelings of grief for those who are left behind. But what about when we lose something else? A job? Our ability to [...]
Soldiers coming home and surprising their families are must-watch videos - but here's a bit of a different one. This video is of a German Shepherd coming outside on a walk, only to see his soldier coming home to him after a deployment. It's a great (short) video of a pet reuniting with his owner. [...]
What happens when one pet passes away? Do animals have their own way of grieving the loss of each other? This article explores the idea of pets and grief by telling the story of a young game developer who wrote his first game, sharing the story of one cat on the journey to find the friend he lost.
Pictures really do tell a thousand words - and even more when you have a professional who can capture the personality and essence of your companion. Scheduling time with a photographer to take high-quality images of your pet along with you, with your family, or even by themselves is a great idea.
Just as the companionship of a pet is the first experience our children have of love, the loss of a pet is often times their first experience of grief and loss.
Back in Kernersville (the land of plenty and unofficial center of the universe), the house in which I grew up is still there. Every now and then, I check up on it by seeing if there's a new picture in Google Maps. As far as I know, the house itself looks pretty much the same. [...]
So how do you pronounce "Companah"? And how did you come up with that name? Companah, written phonetically: kom-PAN-uh We chose this as the name for our business as a mash-up of fundamental principles of who we are - compassion for our companions. Our pets are part of our family, and upon their loss they [...]