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Blessing of the Animals: A Guide to Prayers & Ceremonies Celebrating Pets and Other Creatures (Hardcover)
Blessing of the Animals is a compendium of stories, prayers, ceremonies, and engaging tidbits is a blessing not only for the animals of the world, but for all animal lovers too. It welcomes all creeds, all breeds, and covers everything from amusing contemporary phenomena—with such chapters as “Rites of Paw-sage: Muzzle Tov,” about “bark” and other mitzvahs—to more serious issues of pet illness, loss, and burial. There are blessings for the furry, feathered, scaled, and finned; prayers for a new pet; fascinating background on the historical roots of critter celebrations (plus information on where to find some of the most popular ones today); tales of muttrimony and other pet nuptials; and advice on hosting a purr-fect party or participating in a pet pageant.