Ian McKellen’s adored labrador retriever "Spinee" has undergone a risky surgery on Sunday and is luckily beginning the slow process of recovery, according to British media reports. The 81-year-old actor is said to have received waves and waves and support for Spinee, as he offered his Twitter followers an update on pooch’s status regularly.
UPDATE 26/05/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Ian McKellen is one busy daddy
The yellow labrador retriever underwent a risky procedure at the London Veterinary Hospital on Sunday (May 24, 2020), prompting the actor to ask his followers to send well wishes her way.
“May I ask one favor? My dog Spinee needs your prayers,” he Tweeted on Sunday. “She just came out of a difficult surgery 20 minutes ago … She is my beloved.”
Ian McKellen’s Twitter feed has kept his fans and followers updated
Throughout the night the British actor posted updates to his numerous followers, about his dog’s delicate condition. “Spinee came out of the anesthetic well … her vital signs are good … your prayers are working,” he Tweeted.
Ian McKellen continued tweeting about his pup’s prognosis throughout the night and it appears the pooch is on the mend. By Monday morning, things continued to look good. “The Spinee Report: Her vital signs are good… pink gums … sleeping peacefully… recovering as hoped,” he said. “Not out of the woods yet. Prayers working :)”
As Ian McKellen’s Twitter followers sent messages of support, he showed his gratitude. “With prayers like this I feel confident Spinee will be fine,” he wrote. “Thank you more than you will ever know.”
Here’s to hoping Spinee has a successful and speedy recovery!
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