Alex Jones has been left heartbroken following the death of her family’s hamster, Kiwi. The One Show presenter, who shared the beloved pet with her husband Charlie Thomson and their baby son Teddy, announced the upsetting news with her fans on social media on Monday afternoon.
Sharing a sweet picture of Kiwi, Alex wrote in the caption: “RIP Our little kiwi. My husband just broke the news to me and I burst out crying on a train. It’s funny how this little hamster had such an effect on us and we’ll miss him so much.”Fans rushed to post their condolences, with one writing: “So sad. I felt exactly the same when we lost our little ‘Pipsqueak’ they may be small, but have a huge impact on your life.” Another follower said: “Bless. R.I.P. Kiwi, so sad when we lose a friend, don’t matter who or what it is, it still hurts.” A third post read: “Aww so sorry! We lost our dog aged only 3 very suddenly in April. It’s heartbreaking.”