Psychologists have warned that children can experience real feelings of bereavement when a cyber pet dies. But now help is at hand – a corner of a pet cemetery at St Blazey, Cornwall, UK has been set aside for cyber pets. According to UK newspaper, the Sunday Telegraph, the cyberpets are buried in a miniature coffin, there is a wooden marker for the grave and the pet’s name is entered into a book of remembrance. And as the tiny coffin is lowered into its last resting place, there will probably be someone to intone the words: Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, and silicon back into sand.
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