Kaley Cuoco is mourning the loss of her dog, Norman.
The 35-year-old actress spoke of her ‘gut-wrenching’ pain as she announced the sad news on her Instagram along with a selection of snaps of her beloved pooch.
‘earth shattering deep gut wrenching pain I didn’t know was possible. Norman, you were my entire world for 14 years.’ she began her post on Saturday.
Heartbroken: Kaley Cuoco announced on Saturday that her dog Norman has died
‘Thank you for smiling at me as you left this world, confirming for me once again our language was ours alone. You will always have my heart.’
The heartbreaking announcement came with two black and white photos of the actress looking emotional while cuddling up to Norman, who was curled up on a rug.
To her Instagram stories, the Flight Attendant star posted a handful of cute snaps of the pup throughout the years.
Kaley makes no secret of her love for animals and she’s mom to several dogs, horses and a bunny.
She named her production company, Yes, Norman Productions, which was founded in 2017, after her favorite pup.
The heartbreaking announcement came with two black and white photos of the actress looking emotional while cuddling up to Norman, who was curled up on a rug
Her world: To her Instagram stories, the Flight Attendant star posted a handful of cute snaps of the pup throughout the years
Happy life: Norman made it to the grand old age of 15
Kaley makes no secret of her love for animals and she’s mom to several dogs, horses and a bunny
True love: The Flight Attendant star shares numerous photos of her cuddling with Norman
On Friday, Cuoco announced that she would be retiring one of her horses, whom she had named Bionetty,
The actress wrote a lengthy message in the caption for the post to give her 6.4 million followers a bit of insight into the relationship she had with her horse.
She began: ‘For the last 6 years , my princess Netty has been nothing short of amazing … She was the first “real” horse I ever sat on, and was the first in my official string.’
‘It was love at first sight. My first jump on her in Calgary, was a moment of “whoa”. I knew I would love her forever and that she was perfect for me,’ she continued.
Painful loss: Kaley looked emotional as she strolled in LA neighborhood on Friday with another of her dogs
The animal lover kept it casual on the outing with black pants and a white graphic T-shirt
Sending her off: Kaley announced Friday that she would be retiring her racehorse Bionetty and wrote a lengthy message to give her followers insight into their relationship
The actress also spoke about her times competing with the racehorse, writing: ‘From taking me to Spruce Meadows to indoors at the LA Longines Masters never getting a rail and a blink of a second from 1st. She was fast, fierce, but never ever made a mistake.’
Cuoco then drew comparisons between herself as a performer and her racehorse’s attitude towards competitions and show events.
‘Maybe this is why we are soul mates. I hate rehearsals. I hate studying. I like to be on stage, in the moment; and perform. We share the same heart,’ she wrote.
Soulmates: The actress drew comparisons between herself and her horse, noting that both of them were performers and preferred to dedicate themselves 100 percent to something and live in the moment
The Hop actress then wrote that her horse would live on the family’s property and that she would be having foals in the future.
She wrote: ‘I hope Netty knows retirement doesn’t mean her life is over. I feel this is my way of thanking her, with a brand new life. Living forever in our backyard, having babies and getting constant pocket mints from my dad.’
Cuoco has been an equestrian since an early age, as she rode a horse for the first time when she was 15 years old.
In 2010 the actress broke her leg in a horse-riding accident and was not able to film two episodes of The Big Bang Theory as a result.
Sticking to it: In 2010, Cuoco broke her leg in a horse-riding accident and was not able to work on a few episodes of The Big Bang Theory as a result; she has since resumed taking care of her equine friends