Ricky Gervais Cat Ollie Passes Away
For some celebrities, their pets are like their children and their passing can be a source of great sorrow. Recently, the news came out that Ricky Gervais’ cat, Ollie, dies after a sudden health issue.
While he is famous for his acting career, Ricky Gervais has tried his hand at many mediums
During his college years, he formed a new wave pop group called Seona Dancing. The group was signed by London Records and released a couple of singles as well. Not only that, but he has also worked on radio and had his own podcasts like The Ricky Gervais Show, which featured Stephan Merchant and Karl Pilkington. His TV show, The Office made him a star where he played the obnoxious, David Brent. His recent show, After Life, became an instant hit and the second season will be coming to Netflix in April.
Thanks for all your amazing tweets about #AfterLife still flooding in after all this time. Only a few weeks to wait till #AfterLife2 streams on Netflix around the world on April 24th. The Love Story Continues 🙏 pic.twitter.com/j0gmslb383
— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) March 9, 2020
Not only is he a star, but Ricky Gervais’ cat Ollie also had her own fan base
The actor and his longtime partner, Jane Fallon, met their cat, Ollie in 2003. Since 2014, they have been posting their cat’s pictures and tweets on her Twitter account. She had 63.2k followers who were update about her daily routine. Needless to say, Ollie is among the most famous pets in the world.
— Ollie (@myleftfang) March 2, 2020
Sadly, Ricky Gervais’ cat passed away this week.
After 16 years, Ollie died after a sudden health issue. In a tweet, Gervais shared this sad news. He said:
Just had to say goodbye to the sweetest little soul I’ve ever known. RIP Ollie.
Just had to say goodbye to the sweetest little soul I’ve ever known. RIP Ollie
July 9th 2003 – March 10th 2020 pic.twitter.com/CwqIuWKRww
— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) March 10, 2020
In a separate tweet, Jane Fallon expressed her sorrow over the loss. She said:
I have awful news. My smart, funny, feisty, beautiful sidekick of the last 16 & a half years @myleftfang has passed away after a sudden down turn in her health at the weekend. My heart is broken in two. I have no idea what I’m going to do without her by my side. #Ollie
I have awful news. My smart, funny, feisty, beautiful sidekick of the last 16 & a half years @myleftfang has passed away after a sudden down turn in her health at the weekend. My heart is broken in two. I have no idea what I’m going to do without her by my side. #Ollie pic.twitter.com/UOF1Phm5sq
— Jane Fallon (@JaneFallon) March 10, 2020
Indeed, it is sad news. Our prayers are with Ricky and Jane.