06 Feb '11, 1am

How much do you love your pets? More US pet owners are planning to have their remains buried with those of their pets

How much do you love your pets? More US pet owners are planning to have their remains buried with those of their pets

In this Jan 19, 2011 photo, a headstone marking the grave of a number of pets and their masters sits at the Hartsdale Pet Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York. -- PHOTO: AP HARTSDALE (New York) - RHONA Levy has her burial planned out. She'll be cremated, her ashes will be divided into two bright red urns and she'll be taken to the cemetery. Then, half of her will go into a plot with Snow, Putchke and Pumpkin, and the other half will go in nearby with Shaina and Twinkie. The New Yorker is among what appears to be a growing number of Americans who want to share their final resting place with their best friends - even if those friends were cats or dogs or iguanas - and are getting buried or reserving plots at pet cemeteries. 'I've elected not to be married - it just didn't happen, I was engaged a few times - and I didn't have children,' the 61-year-old Levy said. 'And these little...

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