Research shows why kids feel the loss of a pet so deeply

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10:50 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 Kids and Parent news, info, and things to do

For kids, the loss of a pet can be devastating. And new research shows that part of the reason is that children may see pets as their best friends. For example, one 13-year-old boy in the study told a researcher that when his cat died two years ago, he felt as though his "life was over," according to the findings.

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