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Holly Willoughby welcomes two new additions after beloved pet Roxy dies

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Holly Willoughby has expanded her family! The presenter has welcomed two new additions in the form of adorable kittens. Holly, who was devastated when her pet cat Roxy died last month, announced her happy news on This Morning, saying she was in "kitten zen".

"I had a lovely day yesterday. I'm in kitten zen," she told co-host Phillip Schofield. Holly then showed a video of her new pets, who are proving to be rather playful. "Please welcome the new members of the Willoughby family – Teddy and Bluebell," she said. "Named by my children I might add but I was quite happy with those names. I thought they did quite well when you think what it could have been.

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"I'm in kitten zen," said Holly Willoughby

"They are really good, they have been really sweet. Teddy is a bit sniffly snuffly and then Bluebell fell asleep somewhere and we couldn't find her and she had fallen asleep in the Christmas tree. How cute it that?"

Holly then took to Instagram to show off her new rag doll kittens, becoming the envy of her 1.6 million followers. "Awww beautiful cats and stunning eyes xxx," commented one fan, while another wrote: "Absolutely divine."

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The presenter has bought two new kittens, Bluebell and Teddy

It comes after the presenter revealed that her beloved cat Roxy had died unexpectedly in her sleep last month. Holly posted a photo of the pretty blue-eyed feline on Instagram, writing: "Goodbye my friend... RIP Roxy."

Holly also made an emotional appearance on This Morning, wiping away tears as she spoke about the moment she had to tell her children Roxy had died. "A really strange thing on Thursday night, she went to sleep, we came down in the morning and she passed away in her sleep," said Holly. "There had been nothing wrong with her. It was a real shock for everybody. She was a big part of the family, always been there for the kids.

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It comes after the family's pet Roxy died last month

"As soon as I found out I thought, 'How am I going to tell the kids?' I said Roxy wasn't very well. She had a sister who died as a kitten, Peaches, so I said Peaches would be waiting for her in heaven. I think it helped them to know she won't be on her own.

"Belle was wailing and Harry was very quiet and didn't really say a thing. But before bed he went, 'I've been really brave today, I haven't cried.' And I said, 'It's okay, you don't have to be brave.' And then he went [started crying]."