N.Y. Pet Cemeteries Can Now Bury Human Ashes

A would love to spend eternity with H,H&K
Yes, it’s a little sad and morbid to think of, especially when the babies are young, but I can’t help it. I don’t want to ever have to be without them 😦

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some people refer to cats and dogs as their children. Now, they can spend eternity next to their furry family members.

As WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported, a new state regulation allows pet cemeteries to bury human ashes along with deceased pets.

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The fight to reverse the ban against human burials at pet cemeteries began in 2011, when retired NYPD Officer Thomas Ryan wanted to be laid to rest next to his three dogs in Westchester County.

Attorney Taylor York told 1010 WINS reporter Gary Baumgarten that she took up the fight after her uncle was denied the right to be buried alongside his pets.

York argued that people have the right to have their ashes buried on private property. Pet cemeteries are private property, 1010 WINS’ Baumgarten reported.

“They want…

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