The Remember Wall
Death dismembers us.
As surely as amputating a limb from our body, death removes a member of our family, our community, our very selves, leaving us broken, wounded, and achingly uncertain of how to move through life.
The word “remember” is generally defined as, “to have in or be able to bring to one’s mind an awareness of someone or something that one has seen, known, or experienced in the past”. However, I believe that the word “remember” in grief is much more powerful, much more an active verb than that definition suggests.
To remember in grief is to actively “re-member” ourselves. To re-call to ourselves, to re-attach to ourselves, the members that death has taken from us.
It is my hope that the EYG Remember Wall may help to do just that. That by answering the question, “Which of your loved one’s defining characteristics would you most like to embody?”, and placing their photos here, we may begin to re-member the beloved dead to our broken selves.
In doing so, may we also create a new community of support and re-membrance to the benefit of all.
If you would like to add your loved ones(s) to The Remember Wall, click here.
Please submit one form for each loved one you wish to add.
All My Babies I’ve Lost in the Past 10 Years. My Angels.
They were all so loving. All rescues. All cats former feral cats.Madison
Alivia ‘LIVY’ Priest
My ‘Angel Livy’. Her heart was bigger than the Universe…Fly High my love. Your MommyChristina Marie Priest
Antonionio, The Duke of Milan
Love and loyaltyEmma
A tiny girl who was so tough, former feral I rescued.Madison
My Little Heart, my best friend, my courage, my loveRobin B.
Constant GuardianStephanie Rogers
Your love goes beyond this life. Although we miss you, you are still alive in our hearts. ❤️Craig and Shakina
Pure love and joyMary Connolly
RIP Butcher, never forgottenBell
Chai always knew when you needed cuddled. She would lay with you all day.Tiff parker, Chai’s Mama
Best friend and biggest loveCharley’s companion — Lisa
Living in the momentAnne
My beloved boy, Chip
Gentle HeartStephanie Rogers
Her ability to see Love everywhere: in all people, places, things and experiences!Siena Lee-Tajiri
Debbie Rogers and
Betty Jo Rogers
Joy, Patience, and StrengthStephanie Rogers
Anything good I am is because of you.
Dolce and Agape
Devotion and Unconditional LoveStephanie Rogers
May you never be further apart than this.
Dusty was the most calm, grounding, sweet and unconditionally loving creature. He taught me how to love without limits.Shawna
Excitement, energy, pure joy 💕Mary
Grace, tremendous love, and loyaltyMarie and Ernie
His faithfulnessCathy Hall
Hercules, Zeus, Frank and Izzy
I’m grateful for the journey, the love, the companionship, the smiles, the cuddles and their little spirits which will live on with me forever.Matthew Miller
Honey Boo had all encompassing love and everyone became her best friend once they entered her inner circle. We love you sweet sunshine. ❤️🐾Ashley M.
Accepting everything/one loves differently and selflessness.Merle Clearfield
Never let me touch him, but always gave slow eye blinks. One of our colony kitties.Madison
You taught me how to make the most of every day. I love and miss you.The Mom
My Big Brother — who is always with me but missed every single day. He’s my Guardian Angel.Kristen Watson
Junior and Buddy Better Known as Budders
They gave us unconditional love and devotion.John Solometo
Her over-the-top happiness and her hilarious panting noises.Kristin
She was sooo ornery but sooo loving. Gone too soon.MaryEllen Jones
The sweetest, calmest, and “chillest” boyKristen
My Best Girlfriennnnnnddddd!! ❤️Shakina
Devoted brave beautiful rescueWendy
Loulou (Louloudia Moon) 2005-2020
My girl with the golden eyes, a most gentle soul…Nina
His free, feisty spiritKarolee
Best head butts, kisses, and snuggles from street cat I rescued.Madison
Madelief (Agapi) 01/01/2005-20/05/2022
My sweet little girl, kitty-always-satisfiedNina
My sweet brave, kind soulmate boy catPam
My beloved Mona
Her inner peaceRita Hammock
His sweetnessMike Yochim
Bravery even when outmatched and always communicating wants and needsTerry
A kingly level of intelligence & warmth & self confidence, pure love to those he trustedEmma & Craig
Penny Lane — Baby Lainey
Precious and gentle little lambCheryl Wyatt
Lovable companionNancy O.
To enjoy the small moments fullyLisa
Her love and caring for animals and the Native Americans.Mike Yochim
Preston, “Mr. Kitty”
Trust and empathyM Caro
My son Raul
Her pure innocenceBridgette
My sweet special wobbly tortie girl with a model’s walk! She loved lasers, her big brother Gus & most of all cuddling with her mama. She has my soul forever.Stacie Sullivan (Riley’s mom)
My Love, my Friend, and my CompanionFrank Hartley
Wild beautyStephanie Rogers
She was the fastest scooter around.Dinia Saban
My Beloved Shadow
You were my whole life! Your trusting and loyal nature your boundless energy, your unconditional love. You were taken from me much too soon. Even though you are no longer with me in body, you are always with me in spirit. I love you and you will always live in my heart and in my soul because you are a part of me. I love you Shadow…I know we will be together again.Vilma
My sweet baby boy.Patricia
My cat Sky, was always just herself. Smart, funny, sweet, fierce and highly sensitive. She will always be a role model for me to pause when things get stressful.Kaylene
King of the HouseNancy O.
Unconditional loveKelley Quinn
Teddy was fearless. Despite being only 7lbs, he was not afraid of anything. He was a loving, brave little boy and I will love him and miss him for the rest of my life!Vilma
Tony — My Titu
My perfect little gentlemanCheryl Wyatt
Travis the Chuffer Man
Thank you for waiting for me.
Trish the Dowager Empress
Resilient, fearless, and lovingElizabeth Vagianos
She was also known as Violetta.Kristen Watson
She was my person. And I was hers.
She was bold, fearless and strong.
She was never afraid to be herself.Yolaine M Robinson
You will always be remembered and live in our hearts forever. We love you very much, our dearest little sunbeam. ❤️Mom V, Dad BG, Ate Aoi
Zach, Ollie, and Chip
My 3 best friends.Chuck Yochim
Zoe — my sweet, strong, beautiful girl — forever loved and missed — MommyMelissa Cooper