Thank you so much Dr. Katie for allowing Zeppelin to go with dignity surrounded by his family. We are so grateful to you. Our hearts are still hurting but know in time they will heal and become happy, loving memories of our sweet, old gentleman. Thank you!
I want to thank Katie for comforting me as much as my beautiful loyal best friend Brutus in his final moments.And letting me go at my own pace with the hardest decision I have ever had to make.Your kindness was greatly appreciated.
I wanted you to know how much I appreciated your recent service. It was a difficult decision to make and was so hard to lose Pollyanna, but I know it was the right choice. You made it so easy for Polly. You were so gentle and caring. I am so grateful for the way you handled her. I am still feeling the loss, but so glad that I chose you for those last moments.
My husband and I want to thank Dr. Katie for her kindness and compassion in helping our little girl, Chelsea, pass from this life with dignity and ease. Three years ago Dr. Katie assisted with our dear Skylyr. I can’t imagine having to go through what we did unless we were in our own home–it made a tremendous difference and we can’t thank Dr. Katie enough for making that possible.
Dr. Hilst was great. Our cat took a major and fast decline. Dr. Hilst was able to accommodate a same day service. She was compassionate and kind in this difficult time. I would absolutely recommend her. It is a decision you hope to never have to make— but when you have to make it was nice to have Dr. Hilst’s kindness and professionalism on your side.
Thanks to you, Tipper’s passing was painless and compassionate. My fears of facing his death were vanquished, when you helped us both with his passing. Because you came to our home, he was able to be free of fear at the end, and stay his own sweet self. I can’t thank you enough!
An Angel of Mercy named Katie Hilst came to my home to help my companion of 13 1/2 years, Abbey, on her journey to the Rainbow Bridge.
Dr. Katie Hilst is a kind, compassionate, caring veterinarian who with grace, gentleness, and love made the transition for Abbey so peaceful.
Losing Abbey has been painful for me, but I take great comfort when I think of how wonderfully Dr. Hilst treated Abbey in her final moments.
Thank you Dr. Katie for helping us with a very difficult decision. Our precious one went peacefully.
We’ll never forget him.
Thank you Dr. Katie for helping my daughter yesterday end the suffering of her beloved kitty. It was such a relief to have you come right to her, without causing her more distress. While we are still heartbroken, I know it was for the best and we are relieved to know she is no longer suffering. While I hope to NEVER need your services again, I have to say that in home is by far the least traumatic on everybody. Thank you again.
It has been just over a month since you came out to our house for Aladdin. I had been meaning to write something sooner, but we have been coming to terms with a whole lot of change.
I did however want to say that your service was something I had not expected. It definitely helped us to accept what needed to be done. Additionally, it left us knowing we not only did the right thing, but able to remember our Aladdin without to many tears.
I honestly feel that had it not been for your service, we wouldn’t have been ready to open our house again for a long time. As it turns out, we had decided to bring a donation of dog food to a shelter that was in need of it. While doing that, we found a fox terrier mix that needed a good place to live. She’s overly timid having been a rescue from a hording situation, but I see a lot of personality under that shyness. We are picking her up this weekend.
It seems I have a few friends that are getting close to being in a similar situation, and I have definitely expressed my support of your home service. I even included it in my farewell post for him I wrote the day after.
Again, thank you for such a wonderful service. The paw prints you made for us are in shadow boxes and sitting on our mantle right now.