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Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

We have posted about some pretty interesting places, about different cultures, and the uniqueness of our world we live on. This story is no different.

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

This is a Japanese Funeral HomeĀ for pets.

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

Public funeral service parlor is held on the ground floor.

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

This is the cremation room.

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

Altar in front of the cremation chamber.

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

After long chanting and prayers by the monk, you are asked to light the incense.

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

The monk placed a cat on the cremation bed and recited a lot more prayers.

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

During the cremation you wait in a room full of communal shrines for pets.

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

Part of the shrines.

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

These are the cases for the Urns

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

They will show your cats bones

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

And the Monk will grab the main bones and set them on the tray for you to see.

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

Skull, toes, and tail bones.

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

You then will be asked to transfer the rest of the bones on the cremation bed into the urn using chopsticks.

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

He picked up the really small bits of bone fragments left by us with great care.

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets
Per Funeral Home

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

Then he will use a pair of thick chopsticks to squish the bones,

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

to make room for the skull and the rest of the bones carefully in their anatomically correct order.

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

When he finishes, you will be asked to put the tail bones in the urn by hands

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

Then he will sweep the fine powdery bits into the urn with chopsticks and a brush.

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

He will seal the urn with tapes and tied the cover and placed it in a carry bag for you to take home.

Funeral Home In Japan Offers Full Funeral Services For Pets

You can then make a shrine for your animal at home.

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What an interesting tradition huh? Would you do an entire funeral for your pet?

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