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Naga Munchetty sends message of support to fellow BBC star following heartbreaking loss

The BBC Breakfast host took to Twitter

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Nicky Morris
TV and film writer
August 11, 2022
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BBC Breakfast star Naga Munchetty has sent a heartfelt message of support to weather presenter Simon King after the devastating loss of his cat, Alfie. 

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The meteorologist announced the news on Twitter by sharing an adorable photo of his late pet. He captioned the post: "He had a good life of 17 years but old age issues finally caught up with him and we had to say goodbye to Alfie today. Rest in peace my tiger."

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Naga, who recently said goodbye to her own feline friend, was quick to send her condolences, commenting: "So sorry Simon xxx." 

Back in July, the TV and radio presenter announced that her cat, Missy, had passed away.   

Posting three photos of Missy, she penned an emotional tribute: "Said goodbye to our darling, sweet girl Missy yesterday. She may have been small, but she was immense in stature.

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"The sweetest cat I've ever loved. She's left a massive hole in our hearts and home."

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Simon announced the sad passing of his cat

Fans took to the comments to send messages of support for the star, with one person writing: "Thoughts are with you and your family Naga, our pets are so much a part of our daily lives," while another added: "I'm so sorry to hear this news Naga. Much love to you."

A third fan commented: "Oh Naga I'm so sorry to hear your sad news."

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Naga's cat passed away in July

The devastating news comes just a week after Naga shared a fitness update with her followers. Posting a photo from her exercise session, the radio presenter, who was left "hobbling" with Achilles tendonitis last year, revealed that she completed a 5k run.

She wrote in the caption: "Perfect weather for running home from work. Head and mind cleared." She added: "Now for a second breakfast with mates, a snooze (alone) and then a film for the afternoon. Just lovely. Hope you have a good Thursday X #5krun."

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