My cousin is a hospice nurse and has said numerous times that a few of her
patients will see their dogs that have died in the room with them right before
they die... so I totally believe that they have souls and are going to be with
us after we die. Heaven wouldn't be much of a heaven without our sweet little
animals. I can't have babies, and my puppy seems to sense that and he tries his
very hardest to fill that void and does a good job! He's a sweetheart and I
truly believe he'll be there with me on the other side!!
Larry, if Mormons didn't like animals, then I'd probably be able to home teach
more families. Alas, I'm terribly allergic to pet hair and just can't go in some
houses. I don't hate animals. I just can't be around them because of my
health.At any rate, another stereotype about Mormons falls flat.
God-fearing men see in animals part of Gods generous provision for human
welfare. Animals have served man as burden bearers, as sources of food and
clothing, as sanitation agents, and as helpers in the vital activities of
plowing and harvesting. Their variety of form and color has delighted his eye;
their habits and instincts have been and still are an extensive field for
inquiry into the marvels of Gods creative work. Though animals die in the same
manner as man, they do not share his hope of a resurrection.2Pe 2:12;
Yep, good animals, like dogs, will go to heaven. But the obnoxious ones like
skunks and mosquitoes will go the the lower kingdoms. Cats will be somewhere in
I have three dogs, now four as of today. I personally have a emotional and
unique relationship with every single one of them. I love them just as I love
my family. They are in my life for a reason. Every one of them brings a
different presence to my home. They bring so much happiness to me and my
family. For those who think animals won't go to heaven, boy are you
misinformed. Animals are innocent and non judgmental, if you don't believe me,
get a dog and indulge with him or her and you will feel otherwise. I love
animals, what a sad world it would be without them.
Christy,Whether or not you go to the Celestial Kingdom is entirely
up to you. If you do your utmost to do what the Lord has asked of you, then
you'll be able to go there with your dog. There's no need to make bitter
comments on a messageboard because you don't want to put in the work needed.
Note to Larry- did you read the same article I did- where you got "Mormons
seem to not like God's little creatures" is beyond me! They seem to be the
only ones who have a FIRM belief that our little furry friends DO, INDEED, go to
So, I'm not going to the Celestial Kingdom, but my dog is?I. Don't.
In case you do not know, My Dogs do know the difference about being fair,
Something Man Kind has a problem with. Mormons seem not to like Gods little
creatures, How can they go to Church with these thoughts in their minds? God and
his creatures are not even thought of in their minds.Only Animal Lovers
understand the Love Animals give to Humans. Animals ask for no more than love
and food. A House to call their own with a RESPECTABLE Individual that is
willing to pay some small token for the LOVE he will receive. A Boy without a
Dog is a Problem Child.
If my cat can't go with me, I'm not going.
I'm under the impression that some religions don't believe that animals can go
to 'heaven' because they harbor the belief that humans are the greatest creation
and thus are the only ones worthy for exaltation. But I imagine
animals are far less disappointing in their behavior towards God than man is.
But if God is so merciful to rescue even us, who continually chose evil, why
wouldn't he also rescue animals? I imagine they might be easier to save!
It's strange to me that some religions don't believe animals don't have souls
and won't go to heaven. They're living creations of our Father in Heaven, and
each one has a unique personality, so they clearly do have souls. Our Father
obviously loves them, if He gave us charge over them, so why wouldn't they go to
heaven after they die? Wouldn't a loving God want to be surrounded by His