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Pets now frequently mentioned as family member in obituaries
RALEIGH, N.C. — When Anna Ruth Jones died in Durham, N.C., last week, her obituary listed a few cousins and special friends. But the most prominent survivor, the only one described as "cherished,” was Sir Rufus of Iredell, her black-and-white cat.
The feline’s elevation to grieving relative represents a new step for household pets: special mentions in notice of their owners’ death.
On a single day last week, dogs and...
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