Ricky Gervais had some unhappy information to share at the moment. His beloved cat, Ollie, has handed away.
In a pair of pictures posted to his Instagram, Gervais, 58, made the announcement, writing, “Simply needed to say goodbye to the sweetest soul I’ve ever identified. RIP Ollie.” Followers immediately flooded Gervais’ Twitter — the place he additionally made an announcement — providing their condolences.
Gervais’ longtime accomplice, Jane Fallon, took to her Twitter account to share the information. “I’ve terrible information. My good, humorous, feisty, lovely sidekick of the final 16 & a half years @myleftfang has handed away after a sudden down flip in her well being on the weekend. My coronary heart is damaged in two. I don’t know what I’m going to do with out her by my facet. #Ollie.”
Ollie who was named after Gervais’ comedy idol, Oliver Hardy, had hundreds of followers on Twitter beneath the deal with @myleftfang.
Gervais has been an ardent supporter of animal rights and has beforehand acknowledged that he’ll depart his fortune to animal charities.