In this bit of information from The Council they explain where the life force or essence of an animal goes after it dies. They also give us insight into how our love for an animal gives it a special status when it passes on. I am sure that many of you have great affection for those animals that share your life. It is comforting to know that the relationship can continue beyond the physical manifestation. Below The Council explains. Since this piece of information is longer than most of my postings. I have the beginning portion here and for those who wish to read the entire section I have provided a link below.