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‘Weiland’ (‘Meadow’) – ONE SHOT SHORT from Abel Bos on Vimeo.   It’s a student film, 4 mins 25 seconds. Nice work, psychologically spot on and very nicely acted. 
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  It’s been a tough few days here at HQ, to be honest. Ted, our faithful, faulty bull terrier was put down on Wednesday morning. He had lymphoma. Ted was rescued from Essex where he had been brutally treated. Thereafter, it was difficult to know which of his eccentric/dysfunctional traits
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  Carmella B’Hahn, of Bowden House Community, near Totnes, has allowed us to share here her letter to friends about the death and funeral of her significant companion-animal.  I feel compelled to write about a happening here that has touched me to the core. Many visitors to Bowden House will
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The Hours – Bird Funeral from Francisca Pinto on Vimeo.   Really nicely played, this. A bit mawkish? That’s the way we like it. Gets all adverty at 2.15, sadly. 
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  When Dutch artist Bart Jansen’s beloved cat was killed by a car he converted it into a cat-i-copter.  Hat tip Poppy Mardall  
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  Cat-loving cleric and huge character George Callender, one of the GFG’s favourite and most admired funeral celebrants/ministers, talks here on Channel 4’s 4thought about what happens to our pets when we die. Sorry, we can’t embed it. “I have officiated at many pet funerals over the years, and I believe that
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    Dogs who remain faithful to their masters and mistresses after their deaths have plenty of aah factor, always have done. Take Hachiko the Akita (pictured above), for example. Every day he would meet his owner, Professor Ueno, off the Tokyo train. One day, Prof Ueno died at work.
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    A special funeral was held at Joint Base Charleston. It wasn’t for an airman but instead for a member of the base’s security team. There wasn’t a 21-gun salute but instead just three guns fired three times. Heart-felt salutes were offered by members of the base andTaps was played.
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Posted by Quokkagirl Here’s Michael Jackson’s song Ben. It’s a companion piece to Death of a Best Friend because Michael is singing about his pet rat. Friendship – and all of the loves and griefs that come with it – knows no bounds. Ben the two of us need look
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posted by Quokkagirl I received a moving email the other day from a friend telling me that Archie, her beloved and faithful old Westie had finally lost his battle with cancer. The last time I saw Archie was a couple of months ago – looking older but still the feisty