At Angels Rest

Today, I ate my lunch at Angels Rest, one of the two pet cemeteries at the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.  This large cemetery is the resting place of many animals including some sanctuary animals (in recent years, a new cemetery for sanctuary animals and the companion animals of Best Friends staff has been used).

This is truly a peaceful place and a fitting tribute to the role of animals in our lives.  It’s a wonderful location for some peace and quiet and reflection.

Here’s a number of photos and a brief video tour of Angels Rest:

gates from outsideAngel's Rest sign

windchimes

Niches within the walls hold urns and other memorabilia

Niches within the walls hold urns and other memorabilia

Many of the markers have been decorated by the owners of the animal

Many of the markers have been decorated by the owners of the animal

named graves

Mass graves

Don't Weep for Me

katrina memorialSaying stone

My sunshines comes

gates from inside

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