Sarah Ferguson says Queen’s corgi Muick has only now stopped ‘mourning’ monarch’s death

Publish Date
Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 10:20AM
Photo / Bang! Showbiz

Photo / Bang! Showbiz

After adopting the monarch’s two beloved pets, Sarah, Duchess of York, says one of the late Queen’s corgis ‘mourned’ the monarch has only stopped grieving for the late monarch.

The 64-year-old royal adopted the late queen’s dogs Muick and Sandy after her death in September 2022 aged 96, and has now revealed in a chat with Graeme Hall, presenter of the Channel 5 show ‘Dogs Behaving (Very) Badly’, it appeared to take Muick months to come to terms with his former owner’s passing.

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Sarah said, “There are two corgis that came, big Muick and Sandy, and there were five Norfolk terriers too.

“And big Muick is very, very, very demonstrative. He had his tail down to begin with and then now, a year later, he’s just beginning to really enjoy himself.”

Sarah chatted with Graeme as part of a segment during ITV’s ‘This Morning’ show, which she guest edited and co-hosted.

She formed a close friendship with the queen before her death and has since been looking after her two beloved corgis which she gave the monarch as a gift from her and her ex-husband Prince Andrew and their two daughters, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie.

Earlier this year, Sarah told presenter Rylan Clark on BBC Radio 2 about how she thought the pets had gotten over their sadness the queen is no longer there, “They’re great, they’re really happy, and their tails have gone up now, so I think they are over their grief.”

She had previously told PEOPLE magazine she was convinced the dogs were barking at the former monarch’s ghost, saying, “I always think that when they bark at nothing, and there’s no squirrels in sight, I believe it’s because the Queen is passing by.”

- Written by Bang! Showbiz and republished here with permission

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