Losing family is never easy
There’s no right or wrong way to grieve, but there are ways to cope easier with the loss. Celebrate the life of your loved one by honouring and remembering them in a myriad of ways.
When Mel lost her cat, Oakley-Bean, her heart broke. Then, after a negative experience during his cremation, Mel’s heart broke all over again. Overwhelmed with uncertainty, as she held an urn containing ashes she could only trust were Oakley-Bean’s, her pain turned into a passion: ensuring other families never had to experience this doubt.
From our family to yours
Since 2008, we’ve helped hundreds of families, just like yours, take care of their pet’s final journey with a loving and trusted individual cremation service, allowing them to remain close, through a dedicated urn or a memorial item.
With every pet we cremate, we always have our Oakley-Bean in the back of our minds, and therefore treat your family member as if they were our own. We’re long-time vegans and take great pride in being able to dignify the bond between animals and people with Angel Ashes.
After all these years, we still get affected by the pets we see every day, yet helping the owner’s grieve and offering them a support system (something we never had) allows us to continue such highly emotional work every day.
We are a local Adelaidian family business and live in Sheidow Park. All proceeds stay here in South Australia, supporting other local business, and not the CEO’s of large national companies. Each month we support SA Dog Rescue with a donation and encourage you to donate any items you can to their Op Shop in Smithfield to help them continue their amazing work. SA Dog Rescue is only run by volunteers and needs your support.
Managing Director of Angel Ashes
Melanie with Oakley-Bean in 2000