Meghan Markle has made a heartbreaking decision to leave behind one of her beloved dogs after moving to the UK to start her new life with fiancé Prince Harry.
The American actress has two rescue dogs, Beagle, Guy, and Labrador-Shepherd cross Bogart, who she would keep in touch via FaceTime during her long stints away.
Kensington Palace said Guy has arrived in the UK and has a legal permit to stay here, but Bogart has been left behind.
It has prompted speculation from fans on social media that Bogart may have been left behind because he is "too big or too old" to travel to the UK.
"Bogart now lives with a friend," said the Prince Communications Secretary Prince Jason Knauf.
And the palace refused to speculate on why Bogart was not brought to the UK, adding that the decision "would have a lot of complexity to it" and emphasized that Miss Markel" is still "fond of her dogs".
To come to the United Kingdom, Guy had to undergo a series of vaccines and blood tests, in addition to being the microchip.
According to Miss Merkel while narrating it yesterday in their first interview following their engagement, she told the BBC’s Mishal Husain 'I have two dogs that I’ve had for quite a long time, both my rescue.
"And one of the dogs is now staying with close friends and my other little guy is, yes, he's in the UK and he's been here for a while ... I think he's doing fine."
Ms. Merkel said that the pair meant the absolute world to her, referring to them as "my love" and "my boys.”
Guy and Bogart often appeared on her Instagram account, with Guy appearing in a patriotic knitted union flag jumper.
The couple plans to marry in May at St. George's Church, Windsor Castle, Kensington Palace has announced.
The American actress, who will become a first-class girl senior HRH on marrying into the royal family, also plans to become a British citizen.
As the couple prepares for their big day, Ms. Markel, a Protestant who attended a Catholic high school, will be baptized and confirmed, ready for the religious ceremonies.