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"I know she's still with me": Sam Mac shares a heartbreaking tribute to his beloved cat Coco

''Most of all, she was my best friend.''

By Alana Mazzoni
Sunrise weatherman Sam Mac has written an emotional tribute to his cat Coco a day after breaking down on TV over her tragic death.
Coco died over the weekend, prompting Sam to set up a GoFundMe page in her honour, with all proceeds going to Sydney Dogs & Cats Home.
Taking to Instagram on Wednesday night, Sam spoke of his grief following Coco's death.
Sam's beloved rescue cat Coco passed away over the weekend. (Image: Instagram)
"That little rescue cat who nobody wanted went on to live a full life, making thousands of people smile with her trademark RBF [resting b--ch face]," he penned.
"Magazine covers, pet food campaigns, Logies red carpet appearances, she did it all. Miss Coco quickly became the glamourous poster child for animal rescue. A modern day Jenny from the block.
"But most of all, she was my best friend. My little buddy always waiting for me to come home."
Coco regularly appeared on Sunrise alongside weatherman Sam. (Image: Instagram)
Sam said "true happiness" for Coco was simply chilling on the couch together.
"In a matter of seconds she would invade my personal space to an extent where any resistance or movement from me was futile, and then she'd purr. That was our happy place, doing nothing together," he continued.
The Dancing with the Stars alum said letting go of Coco broke his heart, but getting the chance to say goodbye is something he will "treasure forever."
"I know she's still with me and now her legacy is to help others experience the same joy we have," he finished.
Sam's heartbreaking post came a day after he broke down in tears on Sunrise, where Coco featured many times over the years.
"She's had so many great moments on the show, we've given her a great life and so many experiences," he continued.
Sam's GoFundMe campaign has already amassed more than $23,000 to go towards animal rescue.
Rest in peace Coco!

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