For decades, people laid their animals to rest here. Now this former pet cemetery is slated for redevelopment

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Some residents, animal lovers and a city councillor in Surrey, B.C., are criticizing the proposed redevelopment of a former pet cemetery where grieving owners laid their animals to rest for 40 years.

Plans are in the works to build three homes at the corner of 147A Street and 78 Avenue on a piece of land where hundreds of pets were interred from 1952 to 1992.

“I take it as a sacred place,” said Kristin Schumacher, a Surrey pet-sitter who’s started a petition opposing the proposal.

“We call ourselves pet parents and they are our fur babies … When one passes away, people mourn —

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