Does a pet die?

Browse movies, tv shows, books and more where a pet dies.
I'm glad that there are already categories for animals dying, as well as categories for animals commonly kept as pets dying (such as dogs, cats, and horses). However, I feel like the death of a pet should be its own category - some may find the death of an animal upsetting enough, but it can be even worse when the animal in question belonged to someone. Also, those who have lost a pet recently may want to avoid watching another pet die.
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TV Show • 2022 Report
Yes
286
No
11
33
Enkiiper2
While the scorpion scene may not sound as triggering based on the previous two replies, here's more details.
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Wednesday is telling a story where she is 6 years old and has a pet scorpion. Some boys hold her back while others intentionally run the scorpion over with their bikes. You don't see the scorpion die, but hear the squishing sound. This greatly distresses young Wednesday and you see her cry and mourn the scorpion at a grave.
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
267
No
9
8
Anonymous
Dog
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
245
No
5
24
anonymous8
Spoiler: the main character's cat dies/is murdered
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
132
No
9
9
Multiple horses assumed to have died off screen, not technically pets. There are no other domestic animals in the movie. The only other animal is a pig who ends up on a roof, alive.
TV Show • 2016 Report
Yes
101
No
3
1
Valko
S2
 E2
Mews the cat died (Dustin's cat) he/she got eaten by "Dart"
Movie • 2014 Report
Yes
98
No
3
2
saraelyse
The actual scene is around 14-16 minutes in.
TV Show • 2023 Report
Yes
93
No
6
8
Drummerwitchakookoo
Mike Flanagan has confirmed via Twitter that what happens to Pluto in episode three is a hallucination; the cat is okay.

Edited to add: the hallucination happens 37 minutes into episode three. Skip forward about a minute or so and you should be fine.

There’s also—hallucinated—violence towards another cat 48 minutes into episode four. Again, if you skip forward a minute, you should be fine.
Movie • 2021 Report
Yes
87
No
5
1
Anonymous
Yes, animals that could be considered pets do die in this film.
Movie • 2018 Report
Yes
83
No
0
8
Cassiman
The family dog is killed
Movie • 2000 Report
Yes
80
No
3
0
FrogMann
He kicks a homeless man's dog to death after stabbing the man
Yes
77
No
1
14
EmEm
Kind of difficult to believe that the little donkey would actually choke on a finger, but it does and it’s gruelingly heartbreaking. Good storytelling, but damn. Next time I see an R-rated Irish film I’m doing more research. I actually would have left after Colm cuts his first finger off, but there were two ladies with mobility issues (who I already had to move so I could get seated) between me and freedom in a tight art house cinema. I’ll tell you tho, if Padraich had laid a pinky on that dog, I woulda climbed over them. Visually stunning, exquisite depiction of the suffocating isolation of island life, and like I said excellent if effed up storytelling. Not for sensitive animal lovers or for those with debilitating empathy.
TV Show • 2022 Report
Yes
64
No
6
3
A character talks about her dog dying, but it isn't shown
TV Show • 2022 Report
Yes
60
No
4
11
TheCassandraComplex
A ferret in S1E1 and a small dog in S1E7.
TV Show • 2020 Report
Yes
59
No
1
5
Dreamdust1600
Spoilers for thanks to them!!!!!! Flapjack dies in order to save hunter
Movie • 2014 Report
Yes
59
No
0
Movie • 2008 Report
Yes
57
No
2
0
izzy123
At the very end of the movie Marley is put down due to health issues. Although it is very sad he dies peacefully in a vets office. Him and his owner have a moment of friendship and gratitude where you can really see his love.
TV Show • 2005 Report
Yes
57
No
6
1
Carys_G
A dog is euthanized
Video Game Report
Yes
52
No
1
TV Show • 2019 Report
Yes
50
No
9
TV Show • 2011 Report
Yes
49
No
2
4
Shaebae
All the direwolves are killed except Ghost, with Robb Stark's direwolf being beheaded and set atop his dead body
Video Game • 2020 Report
Yes
48
No
0
1
firefliesnevercame
Mostly up to interpretation but it can be seen that way
TV Show • 2021 Report
Yes
46
No
33
3
bonkersbinch
S2
 E2
Pet mouse is dead, turns out to have been dead a while. Reveal 4:29-4:50 (theme song beginning). Animal is practically mummified, no gore of any kind but very sad.
TV Show • 2022 Report
Yes
46
No
21
10
Afion
One of the characters is friends with a wild seagull and is very upset when he dies. Another character cries when he remembers how he had to put his dog down
Movie • 1982 Report
Yes
46
No
3
2
cherry
multiple dogs die, and while the emotional impact is not lingered upon long a man is viaibly distressed by this
Movie • 2013 Report
Yes
46
No
1
2
zombiepup
the dog dies
TV Show • 2018 Report
Yes
45
No
2
1
Minor spoiler:

Theo finds kitten, the kittens end up dying. A good amount of theodore’s episode is focus on this. It shows the dead kittens
Movie Report
Yes
45
No
1
Movie • 2013 Report
Yes
45
No
1
TV Show • 2010 Report
Yes
44
No
18
6
burgerwrapper
S8
 E8
Shiva dies.
Movie • 2021 Report
Yes
44
No
1
6
echoevemorrow
A dog dies of old age. You do not watch the death or see a body