You will need
- - shovel;
The easiest way – to bury a deceased hamster in the Park, the forest or on the lawn next to the house. The grave should be deep, otherwise it will troublesome stray dogs. Body hamster wrap it in a cloth or Packed in a box and place it in the excavated hole. Fill with soil and tamp, top off with stones for protection from digging. With the same purpose, place of burial, you can pour a small amount of bleach.
Those who has a suburban plot, you can bury the pet in the far corner of the garden. Select a picturesque spot under a tree or Bush, put on a grave flowers, decorate it with decorative stone.
If your hamster died in the winter, try to bury it. To dig up the frozen ground, will need a sharp bayonet or entrenching shovel and sometimes even a crowbar or axe. The task is simplified if near your house there is a heating duct. Next to her, the ground does not freeze, so a hole of the required depth you can dig without problems.
Another option is to give the deceased animal to a veterinary clinic where the body is cremated. Call different hospitals and find out which of them would be willing to provide such a service. In some institutions, cremation of dead animals is specified in the price list. Bring the dead hamster to the clinic, pass it to staff and pay for the service. For greater reliability, consult friends, doctors or hospital with a good reputation.
Don't hide the fact of death of the pet from the child and do not rush to replace the deceased animal on new. The child must learn to empathize and cope with grief. Bury the pet together, tell the child that his pet died, but you will always remember about him.
Advice 2: How to bury a pet
Pets, be it dogs, cats or turtles, become real family members. Their life, unfortunately, shorter than the man, so many owners of Pets have to deal with their inevitable death, which is perceived as loss of a beloved friend. Deceased pet should be buried with honor, but not everyone knows where and how to do it.
Call the veterinary service in your town. First, it often happens that the vets offer services cremation (not burial). Secondly, there is to know about the presence of formal and informal cemeteries for animals. The official cemeteries of Pets are cremated, too, and then you can choose what to do with the ashes – buried, to dispel or to take with you. For example, in Moscow there is a pet cemetery located on the Mashkinskoye highway. You can bring back the body of the pet or to order a "leave the house". The cemetery is open daily, around the clock.
Check with veterinarians and acquaintances on an informal cemeteries animals in your city. As a rule, satisfied with their grieving owners are digging their graves, establish makeshift crosses and stones with pictures of dogs and cats, bring flowers. You can bury the pet in this place for free, it is not prohibited by law.
The easiest, of course, to bury the animal in a Park, at home or in the woods. But the Park is not a place for burials, you will not be able to install a small monument, fence grave to make the bench. The forest is not the best option, you can not subsequently find a place where buried; in addition, there is always a chance that someone will dig up the grave. Many people bury their Pets in the country, is a convenient option if you have it.
If none of the options does not suit you, or your city does not have cemeteries for Pets, follow a Japanese tradition. In Japan, Pets are cremated, and then on special websites-"cemeteries" create a page dedicated to a deceased pet. Gradually the custom came to other countries, including Russia. In the Russian-speaking Internet there are several sites where you can leave the memory of his friend: for example, petsparadise.ru. There are also forums where people Express sorrow, accept condolences. Communication is very important in any loss.
Advice 3: Where to bury a pet
The death of a pet is very hard, sometimes not easier than the death of a relative. It is therefore very important to adequately say goodbye to your pet, to bury him according to the rules. Thus it is necessary not to violate health standards, which forbid to bury the bodies of animals in urban areas. To bury your pet on a formal or informal cemeteries Pets or outside the city.
Official pet cemetery
Easier just to bury Pets on the official cemeteries, but, unfortunately, until our country is small – only about five. Thus, in Moscow there is only one such cemetery, which is located in Moscow district. Buried in formal graves of their Pets can residents of St. Petersburg and Yekaterinburg. But it is not cheap, about 3 to 10 thousand depending on location. For example, in Moscow the pet cemetery there is a special alley of heroes, where the most expensive areas.
The official cemeteries, which are located in the city, it is impossible to bury the bodies of animals according to the law. It is therefore necessary to conduct a cremation, which will also be costly. To cremate a pet can be there, you can also order the service from other services.
Official cemeteries are good because they ensure the safety of graves and installed on their sites. You can be sure that it has not violated laws, environmental and health standards of the city. You know exactly where your pet rests, can at any time to visit him.
Unofficial pet cemetery
Informal cemeteries of Pets a lot more, they are in almost all major cities. In such places the owners of Pets themselves they bury themselves establish monuments and take care of the graves. To bury the animal in such a place for free, but no one can guarantee the safety of the grave. In addition, it is prohibited by law on the content of Pets in the cities to make a separate graveyard Pets are not allowed. But, usually, there is no protection in such places, and no one monitors compliance with this rule, especially if the cemetery is outside the city.
Other places to bury a pet
Some pet owners prefer to bury their dead Pets in the yard. It is not recommended, especially if the animal died of infection or you don't know the exact cause of death. Body can be carriers of different viruses, and pathogenic fungi, bacteria and other organisms, which after decomposition are released into the soil, contaminate groundwater. Therefore desirable to bury an animal in city limits alone, and if the other option is order your cremation and bury the ashes.
For the same reasons it is not recommended to bury the pet's body at his dacha or near residential areas. If you don't want to cremate the animal, take him away from the city, find a nice place in the forest and make a grave there.