Honor your pet by wearing their name tag to your wedding #Fashion#cat#memorial#steal-this-idea Updated Oct 12 2015 (Posted Feb 4 2014) Stephanie Kaloi Photo by Faith-Michele Photography. For a lot of people pets are family… so it makes sense that many couples want to include their fave furry sidekick on their wedding day. At their courthouse elopement, Cullie and Chris came up with a subtle way to honor their recently deceased cat: Cullie wore the cat's collar and name tag on her wrist. For ways to include your pets in your wedding, check these posts: Paying homage to your pets when they have to be MIA on your wedding day An amphitheater wedding in Colorado with gratuitous dog adorableness Lauren & Steve's homey family reunion barn wedding Stephanie Kaloi I was the editor of the now-defunct Offbeat Families, and owner/photographer at Stephanie Kaloi Photography in Portland, OR. PREVIOUS Neil & Amanda's Renaissance fire and glitter handfasting NEXT A vintage-inspired California farm wedding with jasmine, goats, and a coral dress Show/Hide comments [ 9 ] I love this. We lost my kitty months before the wedding. It really hurt that she had been there to meet my husband and see us fall in love, but she wouldn't be there for our wedding. Reply Gah!!! Making me cry at work! I might actually steal this because chihuahua neck size vs my wrist size seems to work out…. Reply I grew up with a Siamese named Grendel who had been in my dad's life long before my mom or I. Seeing the name on a tag made me cry. My mom has been pointing out photos of brides who honored family members on their bouquet — wonder if I can honor the furry family members I miss so much instead. Reply One of our kitties passed away the week before our wedding, so we used his carrier as our card box. It was bittersweet to look over during the reception and see his carrier filled with all these wishes of love and happiness from our guests. Reply GAH. That would CRUSH me. My beautiful girl died 10 days before we went on a 3 week trip to Europe, which included our engagement. I was heartbroken that she was gone. I still miss her so very much. Reply I had a chihuahua named Blue from when I was 5/6 to when I was 18. She was my best friend, partner in crime, and my everything. She passed from cancer 3 years ago, and it was so hard. I have her tags and first collar (which is blue) that I'll be wearing on my ankle for my "something blue." Reply OMG! My dog is still with me after 6 crazy years (thank goodness) but she isn't a "ceremony" dog so we had my husband wear a small black dog tie pin in her honor at our tiny family-only wedding. This is a great idea- I will TOTALLY find a way to rock her "Sweet Baby Girl" Fetching Tag at the party in April. Reply Oh yeah! I actually wound up doing this with something from our dog (who is still with us). Since there wasn't a way I could incorporate her into the wedding, I used one of her dog tags as my something borrowed, and kept it tucked in my bra. Reply Strongly considering stealing the tags from our two (living) cats and wearing them on a charm bracelet now. They are very important to us and it would be great to include them. Reply Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.