Unforgettable farewell at the Rainbow Bridge Memorial House

Xenna, a 12-yo Pomeranian died of heart disease, in a ritual before cremation. (IO/ Aslam Iqbal)

Jakarta, IO – Pets are believed to bring happiness to their owners. They are known to be loyal, funny and entertaining. The death of beloved animal will certainly cause a deep sorrow, especially if they have been together with the master for a long time.

Even though they are already lifeless, many owners of “anabul” (furry children) still want to do something memorable as a keepsake. One way is by carrying out a “farewell procession.”

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This is what Joan Pascaline Majabubun (44) also feels. Her love for animals and seeing pet owners grieve when their pets died, inspired her to establish a pet cremation house in Cinere, Depok, West Java in early 2021. She used personal fund, also some helps from several friends and her relatives to start the business.