Paris Hilton 'heartbroken' as pet chihuahua dies at 23, says 'she was family and a loyal friend'

Paris Hilton 'heartbroken' as pet chihuahua dies at 23, says 'she was family and a loyal friend'
Paris Hilton holding Harajuku Bitch, her chihuahua that died on May 22 (@parishilton/Instagram)

MALIBU, CALIFORNIA: Paris Hilton’s beloved 23-year-old pet chihuahua, Harajuku Bitch, died on Monday, May 22. Sharing a series of photos on Instagram, Hilton wrote, "Today, my heart breaks as I say goodbye to my precious chihuahua, Harajuku Bitch. For an incredible 23 years, she filled my life with so much love, loyalty, and unforgettable moments. She lived a long, beautiful and iconic life, surrounded by love until her final peaceful slumber. Words cannot express the immense pain I’m feeling right now. She was more than just a pet; she was family to me, a loyal friend who was always by my side through every twist and turn life brought my way."

"From the glitz and glamor to the quiet moments behind the scenes, she was always there, a tiny ball of love, brightening up even the darkest of days. We shared so many memories, laughter, and tears," she continued in the caption of the same Instagram post.


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Hilton added, "Rest peacefully, my sweet darling. Thank you for blessing my life with your unconditional love. You will forever be my little angel, forever missed, and forever loved. You may be physically gone, but the imprint of your pawprints on my life will never fade. Rest gently, sweet friend, knowing that you will be cherished and missed always. Love and miss you forever #TheOG Queen."



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Hilton is famous for her little dogs, including Peter Pan and Tinkerbell. One of her pups, Diamond Baby, tragically went missing in September 2022, and unfortunately was never found. Hilton said at the time that she had "hired a pet detective, a dog whisperer and a pet psychic" in an effort to find the dog. She and her husband, Carter Reum, were “looking into dog finding drones” to try and locate the dog at the time.


'She knows she was very loved'

Social media users offered their condolences after Harajuku Bitch's death. "23 years! Wow! She sure loved your company. sorry for your loss," one user commented under Hilton's Instagram post. Another said, "May she rest in pesce. Your message is beautiful and im shure she loved you as much as you did." While another user commented, "She went in peace knowing she was loved till the last minute! 23 years full of care and happiness, few people can say that about their four paw babies. people may call us crazy but that's why we would do it all again for them."

"It’s never easy having to say goodbye forever. How lucky you are to have had a 100% loyal companion for 23 years. Not many folks ever get anything like that. I can only wish my chihuahua mixes, @welcome_charlie_delta , can live that long too. So sorry for your loss," wrote a fan and one more said, "paris my heart is shattered i’m so sorry but i find peace knowing she lived a very long (sliving) life and that today she is joining tinkerbell in heaven… after many years of them being apart they’ll finally reunite. god bless their souls and hope you recover from this devastating loss, would like to hug you right now". One added, "Oh no I’m so sorry she was such a little genius and so sweet. She knows she was very loved". 


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