Stacey Solomon spoke openly on ITV’s Loose Women about how she’s been grieving since losing her special dog Theo on Boxing Day last year, including the little moments she misses most.
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Stacey Solomon shared her grief since the loss of her precious dog, Theo, on Gifted Day last year, and shared the “little moments” she wished Theo was still here.
On ITV’s Loose Women yesterday, Stacey chatted with her co-stars via a video call from her home, with two pet dogs curled up in her lap.
The panel discussed the pain of losing a pet and the excruciating pain many people go through afterward.
Speaking of her loss, Stacey said: “It’s the little things you don’t realize you’re going to miss – like them following you to the toilet or barking when someone knocks on the door.”
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Stacey shared how she nicknamed Theo her “nanny” because she “helps all the kids” around the house and “loves them” as much as she does.
Speaking of the 11-year-old’s death, Stacey said: “She’s still a huge hole in our hearts and lives, and we miss her so much.”
Stacey can connect with other pet owners going through grieving and admit that you can’t really understand grief until you’ve “lived and loved the animals” yourself.
When she finished her sentence, she Newborn daughter Rose began to cry when she was born and cutely interrupts the performance.
Many fans took to Twitter to praise Stacey for being so candid on the subject.
One viewer said: “I’ve lost 2 girls, I love them both, nothing can compare to the pain of a pet [dying] especially when they sit with you when you get down, it hurts. Stacey Solomon, I know pain and justice to you, thank you for highlighting how it feels. “
Stacey announced the passing of her beloved dog on Instagram last year in a post that read: “Sweet dreams Theo. The best friend we could ever wish for. Left our hearts are broken.
“Yesterday at home in our arms we had to say good night to our Theo. 11 wonderful years. We are so lucky to love you Fifi and we never will. stop.
“My heart has never felt so empty. I miss you so much. My little girl. But oh my god the memories and love you brought into our lives.
“Thank you for everything Theo. For protecting me and the boys when we needed it most. For loving us no matter what and for holding on for so long and waiting to see my sister Rose. “
“Rex had the best friend in you he could ever wish for and the boys had the best protector in the whole wide world.
“Although I know very little about Rex about him, Zachary and Leighton will never forget you. Peanut misses his cuddly friend so much that we are trying to make up for him during our cuddles. but I know things are not the same.
“Too the moon and back Theo. Forever. Sleep tight, my beautiful little girl.”
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/stacey-solomon-shares-huge-hole-26601952 Stacey Solomon shares 'big hole' in her heart since losing dog Theo on Loose Women