Cape Town – South African media personality Moshe Ndiki held a memorial and funeral service for his dog Sugar Ndiki on Tuesday.
According to Drum, Moshe had Sugar for five years.
He passed away a week ago after being bitten by a pit bull.
Sugar was buried in East London, Moshe’s hometown on Tuesday.
The celebrity held a touching memorial and funeral service for his pet. In attendance were his close friends and family.
Following the send-off, Moshe took the opportunity to thank everyone who sent condolence messages his way. He also thanked his family and friends for their support during the difficult time.
“Thank you to everyone that sent condolences, attended the funeral, and sent us heartwarming messages, you’re truly appreciated, thank you to my friends and family for understanding my pain and how much I loved my pup , @sugarndiki always and forever,” wrote Moshe in an Instagram post.
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Times Live reported that earlier this month the media personality took to his social media to tell his fans how his heart was shattered when his dog died.
“I’ve been going through the most the past two days, trying to put it aside just for me to work and saying to myself ‘I’ll grieve on Sunday’. Baby, I love you so much @sugarndiki. I love you and hope the other side treats you well. Glad to have loved you, known you and been your dad and mom.
“So many many memories. You’ve been my first born and what a pity you couldn’t meet your sibling. I’m shattered and I’m asking myself ndiyintoni ngaphandle kwakho. Sugar, I love you sana lwam. Funeral and proper arrangements will be made soon,” the reported quoted him as saying.
Tweeps reacted to Moshe throwing an opulent memorial and funeral service for his dog.
Some tweeps said that it was a waste of money while others said that Moshe had the right to bury his dog whichever way he wanted.
Take a look at some of the Twitter reactions below:
I love dogs but this is too much drama bathong 😂😂😂
— Oslina 🍯 (@OslinaM) June 29, 2022
You guys aren’t fur parents and it shows. Your comments are so insensitive. Let Moshe grieve how he seems fit. Inja yeyakhe, mali yeyakhe https://t.co/FdOC7IVXRL
— . (@penny_sten) June 29, 2022
Bo Moshe ba rata dintho. What is this…?!
— AbutiT (@Sthabi_alonzo) June 29, 2022
Moshe really loved his dog. Kwakudala! Didn’t he at some point have a Twitter account for it?!..Let him find closure, whichever way he chooses!!
— Lulo (@Like_Lulo) June 29, 2022
Picture: Facebook/ Moshe Ndiki
Compiled by Sinothando Siyolo