The first thing that will be important for you to realize - something that is extremely important, in fact, to realize right off the bat - is that it is not only "okay" to mourn, but is in fact "good" to mourn; when you mourn the loss of your pet, it helps to provide, in your mind and emotions, a sense of permanence regarding their departure, cementing in your mind and in your heart the understanding that they are, indeed gone - so first things first: allow yourself some time to mourn.
On top of making sure you have allowed yourself to mourn the loss of your pet, it will also have a very positive effect on you - both in the short term and in the long term - for you to find a way to honor their memory immediately after they have passed on; this means that you should take the time and make the effort to hold something resembling an actual funeral for them, or to at least set up a time and place in which those who knew the pet can share their favorite memories or moments they shared with the pet.
It is also going to be important that you find a way to honor their memory in the long run - for instance, getting an engraved, commemorative chest in which you can store their ashes, or even getting a beautiful, custom-made, glass-blown pendant you can wear around your neck and bring with you wherever you go, with a sprinkling of their ashes contained inside; by doing something such as this - honoring their memory in a permanent sort of way - you will be able to feel good about the manner in which you have moved on from the loss of your pet, without moving on from the pet itself.
And finally, it will be good for you to realize that it is always a good step to get a new pet - but you should make sure you have waited a little while before getting one, or else this new pet will always feel like a "replacement" for the old pet, which will make it difficult for you to form a new bond, with a new, loving pet that can become part of your family and your memories to come!
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