We are saddened to hear the news that LeAnn Rimes is currently grieving the loss of a furry friend.
The country music superstar had to say goodbye to her longtime companion and pet, Virgo. 16-year-old Virgo was a miniature, rescue Pomeranian who shared the same birthday as her famous owner.
On Oct. 15, LeAnn took to Twitter letting fans know that her dog had passed. She wrote, “On the verge of losing a pet. We are all heartbroken. She’s 16 though. She’s been loved beyond measure.”
The photo above, which LeAnn posted to her Instagram page months ago, shows little Virgo as a yellow-haired puppy with lovable eyes. Heartbreaking enough, Virgo poses for the camera with LeAnn’s other pom-pup Raven, who sadly passed back in 2014.
It’s no secret that LeAnn is an avid animal lover. She once raised a total of five dogs and two cats at the same time, according to Animal Fair. But, each and every cuddly cutie meant the world to her.
“Our baby Virgo is gone,” she writes in another heartfelt tweet, “We are so very grateful for the joy she brought to our lives for 16 years. #doggieheaven is gaining an angel.”
Our hearts go out to LeAnn at this time.