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The Amazing Afterlife of Animals; Messages and Signs from our Pets on the Other Side

4.41  ·  Rating details ·  351 ratings  ·  40 reviews
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Winner of over a dozen National and International Literary Awards

Are you struggling with the loss of a beloved pet? Have painful feelings of grief or guilt overwhelmed you?

The loss of a pet is not only heart wrenching it is often more difficult than anything else we have ever experienced. Your pet has been there for you through good times and bad. T
Paperback, 170 pages
Published October 25th 2017 by Painted Rain Publishing
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Sharah McConville
Apr 11, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: first-reads
'The Amazing Afterlife of Animals' is written by Animal Communicator and Psychic Medium, Karen Anderson. I enjoyed the chapters about dealing with the loss of a pet and how to heal, as we recently lost our little dog, Woody. I'm still not sure if I'm a believer or not but overall it was an interesting concept. I won this book through Goodreads Giveaways and received a signed copy. ...more
Sara Russell
Jun 04, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lost my Black Lab puppy-baby, Bodie, last week. I always thought the Rainbow Bridge was lame and then I found myself feeling like my life depended on its existence. Bodie was only 2. I have felt so cheated by his loss. The grief is immeasurable. Maybe I acted too soon. Maybe I could have done more. Maybe, maybe. I may never know. I hope he always knows how much he was loved and how missed he is. Thank you, Karen, for writing this book. It has brought me some peace of mind, hoping that my Bodie f ...more
Dec 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Karen is amazing. She is the best animal communicator I have ever had the pleasure of having read my animal companions. Her book is so affirming. It will help you understand your loved ones are there forever, and looking after you. One of my favorite discoveries was that their way of passing is not really a part of their realities. The joy and love they feel while alive is what carries over into the other side. Life affirming. Her book brought me great joy.
Aug 17, 2021 rated it it was amazing
We lost our beloved dog of 17 years, Chubby, just three days ago. The hurt was so deep and it was as though time had stopped. We could not eat, breathe or do anything — except cry and cry and cry. He had taken a large piece of our hearts with him. We didn't know how to move on. We didn't know what to do. I feared for my parents as they were old and had health issues. I wanted something that would help us. Something that would tell us that our furbaby was okay. I wanted to know if the Rainbow Bri ...more
Vicki Wiskamp
This book was such a big help for me. I lost my Simon on January 4. I never knew how hard it was going to be when he passed away. It was the first time I had ever heard anything about Rainbow Bridge. It gave me hope that I will get to see my Simon again.
Oct 23, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really liked this book and loved how she described her experience of life on the other side for our pets. I also like her personal experience of discovering her talent. The only reason for 4 stars was I was hoping for more in depth stories.
Wendy Wang
May 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Comforting and insightful!!
Feb 05, 2021 rated it liked it
It's a short and simple book, but it took me a while to get through it because of the subject matter.

This book had a lot of useful information about the clairs and psychically communicating with deceased loved ones. I'm not a natural, but I intend to try it. And I don't give a fuck if closed-minded assholes don't believe in psychic powers. Yeah, I mean you callous and arrogant assholes who fucking lashed out at me when I mentioned animal communication on social media. Sick fucks. That's not how
Joel Dennstedt
Oct 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Joel R. Dennstedt for Readers' Favorite

In this age of heightened psychic understanding and awareness, animal communication and its practitioners have gained both increasing credibility and respect. Consequently, a genre previously devoted to the afterlife of humans has expanded to include the afterlife of animals, and in her book titled on this theme, Karen A. Anderson brings to the ranks of Dr. Dolittle successors a variety of uniquely warm and pleasing stories regarding our furry pets and frie
Mar 01, 2018 rated it it was ok
***Disclaimer: I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway.***

I have to be really honest - this book was a disappointment. I really wanted to like it so much and hoped it would help me to find some answers. I had hoped that it would explain how you can detect and read messages your pet(s) sends from the Afterlife. But instead it just felt like a 170-page advertisement from the author for her services. What eventually put me off completely was when she started bringing Christian beliefs into the fold
Nov 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
I won this book through goodreads giveaway. Thank you! This hasn't influenced my review of the book.

Apart from whether or not I believe in an afterlife in general, or one for animals in specific, I think the writing style in this book is very pleasant. I really raced through the pages and it was easy to stay focused on the book. I got really sucked into it. The build up of the book made of lot of sense and the chapters naturally flowed from one into the next. This book is very well done and the
Jan 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I did win The Amazing Afterlife of Animals; Messages and Signs from our Pets on the Other Side by Karen Anderson, however it is well worth the list price. If you have ever loved and lost an animal this book is for you, but be forewarned you will cry and maybe even sob, so I highly recommend reading this book when you are alone. Not the ideal airplane read. It was so fascinating reading all the different stories and what animals think. So reassuring to know the pets you love are always with you. ...more
Jackie Rogers
Mar 07, 2018 rated it it was ok
This is a book won on Goodreads. Is written by a psychic. I don't believe in psychics or mediums. However, I do love animals, especially dogs. Do know when I am absent from the body and present with the Lord that my first thing will be falling at the feet of Jesus. Not looking for my departed dogs. Yes, I do believe their will be animals in heaven. I also believe animals are not meant to take the place of humans. Feel the best honor to a loving animal passing on is to give another animal a lovi ...more
Catherine Arne
Aug 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A new perspective

I’ve done lots of reading and studying all kinds of spiritual topics including evidence for life after death in humans, but I had never thought much about animals other than a vague sense that they, too, survived death. Suddenly my Golden retriever was diagnosed with terminal cancer and I had questions! This was a nice, simple primer which helped answer a lot of them and moved me forward on my journey toward acceptance and peace.
Linda Haas
Mar 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
My border collie died last year. She was 15 years old and a member of our family. I’m still grieving. However, this book has been a great comfort to me. I recommend this book for anyone who has lost a beloved pet.
glenda henson
Oct 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very insightful. Answered questions about euthanasia I was searching for.

I feel better about my decision I made with my dear dog sugar.I was afraid he would not forgive me.I wondered if I made the right decision and I actually feel better now.
Joanna Hahn
Jan 01, 2019 rated it it was ok
The only reason I even gave it two stars is I love the subject matter. This book was so poorly written. Just 2 sentences about this pet and 2 about another. You didn't get invested in any story or even her story. It felt so thrown together. ...more
Donna Devereux
Feb 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Healing grief

I recently lost my favorite most beloved dog. Karen's book has helped me so much! I now believe he is with me and will meet me when it is my time. Karen is so blessed. I just want to thank you Karen for sharing your beautiful gift with us.
Amazing grace

I chose 5 stars because it reveals and confirms our animals will always be with us.😊 If you have lost a pet, read this book. It will help you to accept and be more aware they are always there.
May 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
A very comforting book for anyone who has lost a pet. The author's story about how she came to be an animal communicator was unusual, but believable. Plus, there are several photos of her clients' adorable pets, with whom she has communicated on The Other Side, tucked between the stories. ...more
Jenna Boyce
May 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love it if you have ever lost a pet

This book makes you smile and feel lighthearted and warm inside while reading it. The author brings the animals to life as if they were sitting next to you. A must read for anyone who has ever lost a pet!
Dr. Simone J. Simone
Very Realistic Explanation

I need help to cope with the passing of my precious BabyGirl. Reading this book has opened my mind and heart to a different reality. Reading it has been a great help.
Dec 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I miss our axle deeply. Your book lifted me up yet I am still so sad. I am my mom's caretaker so I haven't had the time to myself to grieve him but he is hs

heavy on my heart each time I walk in the door. I miss him greeting me when I come home.
Bobbie Simoni
Feb 02, 2021 rated it it was amazing
It sounds silly but this book brought me a lot of comfort after my beloved dog of 15yrs passed. Whether you believe in reincarnation or an afterlife or not, this book will feel like therapy and a warm hug all in one. So thankful for this book that helped me during those tough first few days. ❤️
Grace A.
Feb 02, 2021 rated it it was amazing
After losing my horse last November, I wanted to get some perspective on many questions I had.
I feel better after reading this book.
I always wanted what was best for my horse, and when it was time for him to cross over, I wanted to make sure he went with dignity.
Amy Baukol Zertuche
Sep 07, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I read this book within one week of losing my dog and I will say that it was comforting to read this - the one thing that I loved is how strong the bond is and that it's not the end. They are still around you and can come back to you. ...more
Joseph A
Sep 14, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Brought me peace…

Each time I have lost a beloved animal companion I have always prayed that I would see them again. Karen’s book gives me hope that perhaps they have already manifested again in my subsequent rescues, each as precious as the last. Thank you, Karen!
Julie Nastaj
Dec 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Made me cry so much. Loved every word of this book. Will definitely recommend to anyone suffering the loss of a pet
Carolyn Sweet
Dec 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
I do believe in psychics and I'm sure Karen Anderson has special gifts. Chapters were very short and the chapter on reincarnation left me with many questions. ...more
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What I was looking for… only with atrocious narration…
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