Creating Memories: In Loving Memory of Jack the Black Cat

I received an email from a client inquiring about End Of Life Pet Photography Session. Their beloved family cat, Jack, had been diagnosed with a rapidly advancing cancer, and time was ticking. 

I often receive emails or phone calls like this, and they become my top priority. 

I replied promptly and scheduled a call with Jack's mom the next day. During our consultation, she shared her uncertainty about how much time Jack had left. Recognizing the urgency, I accommodated her last-minute request, understanding its importance.

End of life cat photography in Norfolk County

Jack, gracefully posing in his backyard in Norfolk County.

The photoshoot session was held in the comfort of Jack's home. Their beautiful backyard provided the perfect backdrop, allowing me to capture the moments around Jack's favourite chair to Jack's favourite spots to explore.

During the photoshoot session, I took numerous photos of Jack by himself and also with his family. Each family member had their own special moments captured with Jack. 

Jack's dad mentioned that whenever he fired up the barbecue, Jack would patiently wait for his favourite "The Keg Burger." I captured these moments, with Jack eagerly anticipating his treat and his dad feeding it to him.

black cat in a end of life pet photography session in Norfolk County

Jack patiently waiting for his favourite hamburger.

black cat eating his favourite hamburger in his photography session

Jack eating his hamburger.

It was a true pleasure to document Jack for his family. 

In my end-of-life sessions, here's what you can expect

I'll go above and beyond to accommodate your last-minute needs.

The End-of-life session can take place at a park that holds special meaning for you, in the comfort of your own home, or at one of the locations I provide. I'm here to ensure it's as convenient and meaningful as possible for you and your beloved companion.

I also prioritize your pet's comfort and well-being above all else. There are no time constraints, and I'll work at your pet's pace to ensure they feel relaxed and at ease throughout the entire experience.

If you'd like to schedule a consultation for your senior or ill pet, please don't hesitate to reach out.  Let's celebrate your furry companion; it's an experience you won't regret.

Black cat with his human in Norfolk County

A precious bond between Jack and his mom.

black cat being touched by his human during a pet photoshoot session

Love in every stroke.

Unfortunately I received the news that Jack gained his wings two weeks after our photoshoot.

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Jack's Mom Testimonial

End of life cat photography in Norfolk County

During an emotional time, we reached out to Sharon looking for someone to do an end of life photography session of our beautiful and much loved cat, Jack. From the very beginning, Sharon was a pleasure to work with. She responded to my intial inquiry within minutes and was very accommodating in scheduling a session right away in order to get our photos done. Her response time and ability to accommoate a session quickly really meant a lot to us as we knew we had limited days left with our boy. She never once gave the "it's just a business" vibe - she is a profoundly caring individual who genuinely enjoys what she does. It is easy to see her love of animals - she was so kind and patient with our precious little old man. All of the pictures she captured are beautiful. The only difficult part of working with Sharon was having to decide which photos we loved the best! We are so blessed to have the georgous photo memories of our special boy. Thank you Canovas Photography.

About the Author Sharon

Professional Pet & Family Photographer, Certified Pet Grief Specialist, & Professional Stunt Woman

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