Ben Fogle's entire family in tears after beloved pets are killed and eaten by foxes

Ben Fogle's entire family in tears after beloved pets are killed and eaten by foxes


BEN Fogle’s family have been left heartbroken after their beloved guinea pigs were eaten by foxes.

The 48-year-old revealed he had been left in tears after the sudden loss as he films away from home.

His wife, Marina, shared the news with today, writing: “A sad day in the Fogle household. We woke up this morning to find a fox had dug its way into our guinea pig’s cage overnight. Our beloved Q and Patch are in guinea pig heaven.

“Today has been a day of great sadness, with many tears shed and the sound of sobs reverberating from our house.”

Ben replied to her post, saying: “I never thought I’d be crying on the other side of the world for our little Guinea Pigs but they were so much more than just animals, they were our friends.”

He went on to post his own pictures of the fluffy pets, telling his fans:  “I’m surprised by how sad I feel.”

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The presenter continued: “It’s amazing the relationship we can build with those we care for, no matter how big or small, hairy or scaly.

“They brought us so much happiness, joy and laughter.

“They taught the children so much about responsibility, love and now grief, but above all, they reminded us that however hard the pain of loss, it’s still worth it.

“As the great Dr Seuss said, ‘don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened’.

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“Thank you for the sweetness you brought into our lives, I’ll miss your singing in the morning.”

Ben added: “Fair wind little guy’s, I hope there’s lots of fresh spinach up there.”

The New Lives in the Wild presenter and wife Marina are parents to Tamara, 11, and Ludovic, 12.

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