Celebrity chef Rachael Ray sadly shared this week the news that her treasured dog, Isaboo, has died. Isaboo, a pit bull, was fifteen years old.
Rachael Ray and her beloved late pit bull, Isaboo | Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for NYCWFF
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The Rachael Ray Show star is now thanking her fans for their heartfelt messages of support and condolences.
Isaboo died this week
The beloved pet of Ray and the chef’s husband, John Cusimano, Isaboo passed away peacefully this week, in the arms of her family, Ray posted on her Instagram account.
Isaboo was clearly not just a pet to the 30-Minute Meals star and her husband. She was a loved member of their family.
Our beloved Isaboo passed today in her backyard in the sun in the Adirondack Mountains in New York. In our arms. Peacefully.https://t.co/6rOkuxKVlW pic.twitter.com/E9UUhqFz11
— rachael ray (@rachaelray) May 20, 2020
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“Our beloved Isaboo passed today in her backyard in the sun in the Adirondack Mountains in New York,” Ray wrote in her post. “In our arms. Peacefully.
The New York native asked that her followers, to honor Isaboo, would consider adopting a pet into their family.
“And today @johnmcusimano and I mourn the loss of a dog; a pitbull who taught us more about unconditional love, empathy, and understanding of one another than we could have ever imagined. If you have room in your heart, your home, and your budget, I say from experience that bringing an animal in need into your home can help you become a better human being.”
Rachael Ray’s message to her fans
Ray experienced an outpouring of sentiment and support from her fans after the loss of Isaboo, or Izzy, as she was called. It touched the 51-year-old tremendously.
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Isaboo’s friends threw her a surprise love party. Happy Birthday, sweet girl
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Isaboo at her recent 15th birthday party
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