Jenna Dewan is heartbroken after the death of her dog Meeka.

Jenna Dewan's beloved dog Meeka has died

Jenna Dewan's beloved dog Meeka has died

The 'Step Up' actress - who is pregnant with her third child - revealed her 18-year-old pooch has died, and described it as "one of the hardest goodbyes" in an emotional tribute.

In a lengthy post shared to Instagram on Wednesday (29.05.24), she wrote: "Yesterday I had to say one of the hardest goodbyes as my first baby, Meeka, crossed over the rainbow bridge.

"I knew this day was coming and yet it still feels completely surreal to be writing this. Meeka - you and I have had more eras than TS.

"18 years (!) of going through literally everything with me by my side.. you showed me I could become a mother, and then was by my side as I became one for the first time with Evie. And you never even liked kids."

The 43-year-old star reflected on the ways Meeka helped her over the years, including keeping her company during quarantine.

She continued: "You have been with me to locations all around the world and also sat by my side during a global pandemic quarantine postpartum with Callum.

"You were the queen diva, quietly ruling the house and I will never be able to express how much I will miss you.

"You were the biggest gift and I am grateful I can still feel you with me.

"Thank you for giving us the most peaceful crossing over we will never forget. Somehow even in your last moments, you knew what I needed."

Jenna has 10-year-old daughter Everly with her ex-husband Channing Tatum, also 43, and four-year-old son Callum with her 48-year-old fiancee Steve Kazee, and she is sure her late pet will be "watching over" everyone, including her third baby.

She said: "I love you so much and even though my heart is broken to lose you in the physical, I know you will always be around and watching over all of us and especially ushering in this new soul."

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