The team at Paws, Whiskers & Wags, Your Pet Crematory, seeks to provide you with unparalleled support and comfort during the entire pet cremation process. We realize that this is a difficult time for you and your family, and an important time to honor the life of your loved one. The professional team at our Charlotte, North Carolina, pet crematory strives to make the long journey of saying goodbye just a little bit easier.

Christine Hunsaker, Owner and Founder


Christine Hunsaker is the owner and founder of Paws, Whiskers & Wags. Being a pet owner and lover herself, Christine built Paws, Whiskers & Wags on the basis of love and commitment to animals.

Not only is Christine one of the nation’s leading cremationists, but she also continues to build and run some of the largest humans cremation companies.

Christine has built her business on a strong foundation of honesty and integrity, which is why she a highly esteemed and valued within the pet owner community.

Christine shares her home with her partner, Kellie Rowker, a pet lover and trauma nurse. The duo have a black lab, Myrtle; a small poodle mix, Suki; an orange tabby, Red; a chocolate standard poodle, Mocha Java; and a horse, Phoenix.


Dr. Cindi Branch, Co-Founder


As a devoted pet-lover, Cindi Branch co-founded Paws, Whiskers & Wags in 2005. With over 20 years of experience with the largest provider of funeral, cemetery, and crematory services, Cindi has brought her passion for service to her latest venture with Paws, Whiskers & Wags. Cindi works closely with pet owners and initiated our Grief Training program. Calling Lake Oconee her home, Cindi shares it with her two Poodle children, Rudy and Lucky Girl.



Danielle Pratt

Danielle Pratt

Danielle has an Associate Degree in Science and has always loved math, science and psychology. She has worked in the healthcare industry for two years and in the pet retail industry for four years. This is the first time she has worked in the death care industry and she’s very intrigued with it. Danielle feels that it takes a special heart to care for someone’s loved one and develop trust with a family. Not everyone can do it. She’s naturally a loving and caring person and now she can share that side of her personality in her profession. Astrophysics, Star Trek and mythology are just a few of her hobbies.


Carol Bishop, Office Operations

Carol Bishop, Customer Service / Fleet  / Operations 
Carol studied Education at Georgia State University on an athletic scholarship. She then spent over eight years in retail management before moving to logistics for 20 years. She is also a licensed Georgia agent for Life, Accident, and Health Sickness insurance. A devoted animal lover who had recently lost a dog and a cat, Carol heard about Paws, Whiskers & Wags and wanted to reach out to others in the same situation. She enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with family and friends – including two dogs and three cats.

Jamie Hurst, Sales Manager

Jamie has a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and is a licensed Veterinary Technician. She spent over 10 years as a Veterinary Technician in emergency & critical care and 9 years in veterinary sales. She has always had a passion for animals and veterinary medicine. Jamie understands that pets are an important part of our lives and family, and loves that Paws, Whiskers & Wags shows them a high level of respect in the aftercare process. Because she enjoys science and education, she loves working with our veterinary partners and knows she can recommend and offer our services with the highest level of confidence. Jamie is a long-time owner of Irish Setters and currently shares her home with a female out-of-litter she bred named Ara. Having ridden a horse since the age of 6, she currently rides dressage with her appendix quarter horse, Shorty. She also has 2 torti cats named Opal and Sipe.


Contact Us at Paws, Whiskers & Wags in Charlotte

The team at our Charlotte, North Carolina, pet cremation facility is available 24 hours a day by telephone: 980-819-2504. Please don’t hesitate to call us via phone or contact us through our online contact form.