Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick share emotional tribute as they mourn their dog's passing

Fans were quick to inundate them with support

It is a tough start to the week for the Bacon-Sedgwick family, as they are mourning the sad loss of a beloved member of the family.

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Both Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon paid tribute to their beloved family dog, Lily, who passed away on 8 July.

The actors took to Instagram to share with their followers the heartbreaking update, honoring Lily's life with them by sharing a series of adorable photos through the years.

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Kyra first broke the news to fans by sharing an adorable photo of the pup, staring up at the camera with a sweet, doe-eyed stare as she lay on her bed while biting on to a rope toy.

The actress wrote: "Had to say goodbye to our sweet crazy girl today," before endearingly stating: "While she took a piece of my heart with her, it was worth it!"

She then added: "RIP Lily," along with a pink heart emoji, and fans did not hesitate to inundate the family with support and their condolences. 

Lily was a part of the Bacon-Sedgwick family for thirteen years

One fan wrote: "Oh my gosh, that face. I'm so sorry Kyra. Sending you guys love. Dogs are our family," while another commented: "I'm so sorry… So very sorry, there is nothing like losing a pet," and a third added: "I'm so sorry… they love us til the very end and love them forever."

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Lily seemed to have been known for her rambunctiousness, as Kyra and Kevin's eldest son, Travis, also took to Instagram to commemorate Lily, sharing a photo of her and describing her as "crazy" as well.


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Kevin and Kyra are known for being major animal lovers

His younger sister, Sosie Bacon, wasn't far behind, sharing a series of photos – including one of Lily as a tiny pup – and writing in her caption: "Rest easy pretty lady. Thanks for letting us love you for 13 wild years."

Kevin's photos proved just how attached they all were to Lily, and vice-versa, sharing even more snapshots of her throughout the years, always by their side. He wrote: "Goodbye sweet Lilly. We miss you already."

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