Carol’s beloved pet cat Donald has died (Image: Twitter/Getty)
Carol Kirkwood has been left heartbroken after the demise of her beloved pet cat Donald.
The BBC climate presenter introduced that her 20-year-old rescue had died final week, and that his passing has not but sunk in.
‘This simply doesn’t appear actual….per week in the past right this moment, my beautiful wee Donald closed his eyes for the final time… he was my pleasure and I cherished him unconditionally,’ Carol wrote in an announcement on Twitter.
‘I miss his firm, his affection, and his quirky wee character. He’ll dwell on in my damaged coronary heart eternally.’
Many followers rallied round Carol after listening to the devastating information, and shared their heat regards.
In a later tweet, Carol penned: ‘Thanks ALL to your type phrases about my wee pussycat Donald. I bought him from Cat Safety when he was 6 weeks previous….and we have now been collectively for the final 20 years.
‘He’ll at all times be my darling boy.’
Former EastEnders star Annette Badland despatched her condolences, and wrote: ‘Carol I understand how very onerous it’s. I maintain you, just about. A lot love, Annette. He’ll at all times be with you.’
In the meantime, Gavin And Stacey’s Larry Lamb added: ‘Ideas with you Carol !! x’
Earlier this yr, fellow BBC star Monty Don was left bereft when his pet dog Nigel died.
The pleasant canine, who appeared with Monty on the BBC Two present, had suffered from an sickness, however is now buried with ‘a lot of tennis balls’ within the yard.
‘I’m very sorry to announce that Nigel has died,’ Monty wrote ant the time. ‘To the tip he was completely happy, wholesome and his traditional calm, pretty self.
‘However he was abruptly taken ailing and he slipped quietly away with no ache or struggling and is now buried within the backyard with a lot of tennis balls.
‘Relaxation now previous pal. See you within the candy bye and bye.’