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Natural Cat Urns and Cat Caskets: A Greener Way to Say Good Bye

When it’s time to say goodbye to your cat, what do you do when you want to honour her life, but keep it simple and eco-friendly? These natural cat urns, caskets and keepsake boxes from Farewell Products may be the answer.

Eco-friendly cat urn

Eco-friendly cat urn

Farewell products recently introduced the first-ever complete Pet Funeral Kits. The kits are eco-friendlier than many of the over-the-top gaudy memorials available. And, they’re designed so that the whole family can participate in saying farewell to your cherished pet.

The kits include a bio-degradable keepsake box, urn or casket, as well as a non-denominational funeral service and guidebook designed to help families through the grieving process, a workbook for children, and a paint and brush set to personalize your cat urn, cat casket or keepsake box.

All of the kits including the cat urns, cat caskets and keepsake boxes are made from birch and are delivered in flat packages made from recycled cardboard. The keepsake boxes, caskets and urns for cats are also biodegradable.

Kits are available to fit pets of all sizes, from hamsters to cats and the biggest dogs. They’re easy to assemble as you don’t need any special tools or materials—everything you need is included in the kit.

Natural cat casket

Natural cat casket

1) Farewell Cat Urn Kit

The Farewell Urn kit is about 8” x 5½” x 4” and can hold ashes for pets up to 100 pounds so it’s definitely big enough for even the largest feline. It comes with a guidebook, workbook, paint and brush set, and plaque for your cat’s name.

2) Farewell Keepsake Box or Pet Casket

The pet keepsake boxes are available in six sizes from mini to XX-Large. It comes with all of the same materials as the cat urn kit. The birch box can also be used as a cat casket. It’s a way to send kitty off with some dignity within a budget and without being over-the-top. Prices vary depending on the size of the box.

You can order a Farewell Pet funeral kit at www.farewellpetkit.com. Their full line of products including the cat urns, cat caskets and keepsake boxes are also available online from Amazon.com.

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