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Deborah Knight shares heartbreaking decision to put her cat Barry down

‘Devastated’ Deborah Knight shares heartbreaking decision to put her three-legged cat Barry down

Deborah Knight has opened up in regards to the heartbreaking decision to put her pet cat down.

Writing in a column for 9Honey, the 2GB host mentioned that her kids have been left ‘devastated’ after Barry was put down at age 18 this week.

‘It’s completely heartbreaking when we’ve got to say goodbye,’ she wrote for Nine.

Deborah Knight has opened up in regards to the heartbreaking decision to put her pet cat down

‘Barry was 18 years previous, he wasn’t eating, and he was struggling bodily to get round. He solely had 3 legs, however that had by no means held him back – till now.’

Deborah mentioned that the feline had been dropping pounds quickly during the last month, and was clearly ‘struggling’.

‘Putting Barry to sleep was the very last thing we needed to do, nevertheless it was merciless to do anything,’ she wrote.

‘Barry’s been a part of our youngsters’s lives, their total lives. They’re understandably devastated – despite the fact that they comprehend it was the appropriate factor to do.’

The 2GB host said that her children were left 'devastated' after Barry (pictured) was put down at age 18 this week

The 2GB host mentioned that her kids have been left ‘devastated’ after Barry (pictured) was put down at age 18 this week

Back in April, Deb spoke about her upcoming fiftieth birthday, detailing how she feels about getting older.

The Channel Nine presenter – who turns 50 in November – spoke about marking the milestone in an editorial for 9Honey.

‘The considered being middle-aged was one thing my 18-year-old self may by no means fathom, and but right here I’m, trying down the barrel of fifty,’ she started.

Despite being confronted with getting older, Deb insisted she’s ‘not going to rush out and purchase a red Porsche’.

‘I’m OK with the passing of time. I’m pleased with what I’ve achieved with my household and career, and despite the fact that a niggly lower back is a reminder my body is beginning to not have the option to do what it used to, I’m healthy and completely happy to be getting older and hopefully wiser,’ she continued.

Back in April, Deb spoke about her upcoming 50th birthday, detailing how she feels about getting older

Back in April, Deb spoke about her upcoming fiftieth birthday, detailing how she feels about getting older

Although she’d ‘love to meet up with household and associates’, Deb mentioned the considered organising a celebration ‘seems like a superhuman effort that can age me one other 10 years relatively than rejoice the previous 50’.

She defined that she’s already so busy, and ‘the considered including a significant celebration or getaway to the equation feels extra exhausting than celebratory’.

‘I have to admit, I’m beginning to take nice pleasure in things I as soon as solely imagined a 50-year-old would take pleasure in,’ she added.

‘I purchased a high-pressure cleaner three weeks in the past and there’s a hypnotic pleasure in blasting a concrete path to its unique mould-free state. 

‘I washed and vacuumed the car by hand final weekend, and gee it got here up a deal with.’

Deb added that she did not care if it sounded ‘boring’, she’s content material living a ‘easier life’ as she ages.

'The thought of being middle-aged was something my 18-year-old self could never fathom, and yet here I am, looking down the barrel of 50,' she wrote

‘The considered being middle-aged was one thing my 18-year-old self may by no means fathom, and but right here I’m, trying down the barrel of fifty,’ she wrote

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