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Linda Mtoba is mourning the passing of her dog, Penguin.

The actress says that owning the dog was her first experience of being a mother, she classified herself as a “dog mom”.

Linda visited the vet back in January and spoke about how she saw a couple leaving without their dog because it had died.

She said that the experience broke her heart and it made her scared of the possibility of her beloved Penguin dying.

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The news of Penguin’s passing touched the hearts of Linda’s fans and others took the opportunity to comment with their own experiences of losing a furry friend.

@Thande_n commented: “This is making me so sad, as someone who loves their dogs just as much as you do, I can’t imagine the pain you had to go through to decide on putting him down.”

@mbalimonroe_ said: “You did everything you could Linda. I’m so sorry for your loss.” @Nancy15013252 commented: “I know how painful it is to lose a pet, we become very close to them.”

Actress Amanda du Pont previously lost her beloved pet dog, Dior.

Losing a pet is just as painful as losing a family member. Pets become an integral part of the family, especially when they have been around for a long time.



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