It’s a dark time in the home of Kaley Cuoco and Tom Pelphrey as the new parents painfully say goodbye to one of their beloved pets.
The couple, who treat their furry pets like children and have been planning to rescue and adopt homeless dogs into their home, shared the sad news of their loss on the internet.
Although Cuoco and Pelphrey made a new addition to their already large dog family by adopting Miss Opal a month before welcoming their daughter, the void left by their deceased pet will be felt forever.
Kaley Cuoco and Tom Pelphrey Honor Their Late Dog With Touching Tributes
Cuoco, who often referred to her precious fur baby as Dumpy or Dumps, had a deep connection to the senior Chihuahua she adopted in the summer of 2020.
In mourning the loss of her companion, the actress of “Hop” attacked her Instagram account to post a series of snaps of the late dog as she reflected on the memories she shared with the dog before finally saying goodbye.
The post displayed several images of the Chihuahua relaxing in his owner’s luxurious home. Whether it’s sleeping on a soft gray pillow, receiving kisses from the actress, or having a personalized crib with her name inscribed on it, Dump Truck has indeed had a full life with its owner. .
Another photo revealed the deceased dog enjoying the warmth while wrapped in a colorful, fluffy blanket. In the following images, the little dog had an ornate blue collar around his neck as he wanted lots of hugs from Cuoco.
Dump Truck also relished nighttime rides with his furry siblings while placed in a baby stroller. In other photos, the late pup received sweet hugs from Pelphrey while Cuoco snapped adorable photos of the couple.
The final slide revealed a captivating image of the senior Chihuahua lying in his fancy white dog bed while a pink scarf was wrapped around his neck giving the pup a majestic look.
Opening up about his painful loss, Cuoco wrote, “💔 “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than it loves itself” My sweetest dump truck, telling you goodbye, pierced my soul deeply.You were with me through some of the hardest times I’ve had in my life.
She continued, “You brought endless joy to everyone who met you and kissed my nose when I needed it most. You were as special as can be, and I’m so grateful that we found each other.
The ‘Charmed’ actress sweetly concluded, “Please tell Norman that I miss him everyday and will cherish you both forever 🌈.”
Moved by her words and the beautiful images of her late dog, her post garnered over 200,000,000 likes, alongside an outpouring of love shown by fans and colleagues in her comments section.
“Twilight” actor Taylor Lautner wrote, “So sorry guys ❤.” ‘Big Bang Theory’ author Jessica Radloff expressed her feelings, writing, “Dumpy will never be forgotten, and I know Normaan is happy to have his playmate with him. love to all ❤❤❤.
Another fan wrote, “He stayed with you until he knew you found the perfect partner and had the most precious baby to love and love.”
Pelphrey also checked her Instagram page to express their sadness at the passing of their beloved pet. He uploaded a carousel of images that captured the precious moments he shared with Dump Truck. In most of the images, the “Banshee” actor cradled the late dog to his chest and showered him with excess love.
Conveying his emotions, he wrote in the caption: “Heavy heart today. We had to say goodbye to one of our pack. DUMP TRUCK, aka Dumpy, was a legend. He ignored me for the first six months I knew him. But slowly, he let me carry him. Caress him. Give him the 2nd dinner. Give him the 3rd dinner.
“He stayed up late with me and made midnight snacks. And in the end, he was my guy – and he let me hold him and cuddle him and always kissed me,” he continued.
The grieving pet owner added: “He was a special dog. What he lacked in size he more than made up for in personality. And in a home FULL of personality – Dumpy was 👑. @kaleycuoco ♥️♥️♥️ ♥️♥️♥️.
Cuoco launched a dog-inspired business venture earlier
Dump Truck’s unfortunate passing comes weeks after the dog’s mother celebrated the legacy of her former pet, Norman, who she also lost some time ago.
The ‘Young Sheldon’ actress has revealed how she was inspired by the death of her late Pitbull mix to start a project that would benefit dogs. She took to her Instagram to post a carousel of snaps of herself and her late dog, creating timeless memories alongside why she decided to meet the needs of dogs.
She captioned, “Omg 🐶 I’m beyond thrilled to announce my new adventure as co-founder of @ohnorman! The unconditional love of my beloved dog Norman inspired me to start the company that I always wanted to see in the world.
Cuoco added, “Created in his honor, @ohnorman aims to give our furry friends the love and care they deserve. Oh Norm, this one’s for you! 🐶 go and follow @ohnorman to get involved and see what’s coming! You don’t want to miss out! 🐾🐶❤ #ohnorman #lovemydog #doglovers #dogsarefamily #adoptdontshop.”