Furry friends still. Katie ThurstonFans will be informed that Tommy, Tommy’s beloved cat, will remain close friends with ex John Hersey’s dog, Dexter, even though their humans decided to part ways.
The former Bachelorette, 31, shared a sweet video via her Instagram Stories on Thursday, June 30, showing Hersey’s Italian greyhound curled up in an adorable green, pink and blue-colored hoodie across from her black-and-white fluffy cat. The former reality star answered a fan’s question which asked how the pets were “dealing with the split.”
“They get to see each other from time to time,” Thurston responded. “They’ll be hanging out together while I’m in Mexico.”
After sharing a cryptic message about their relationship, the former TV personality confirmed her split from Hersey June 20. “No, we aren’t together,” she wrote via her Instagram Story.
Hersey, who is 28 years old, also spoke out, giving his followers a longer explanation. “I love being able to share special moments with you all — the funny ones. The happy ones. The funny, embarrassing, and heartfelt ones. But I don’t know if it will ever get easier to share the sad ones. As Katie stated earlier, we are no longer dating,” he wrote via an Instagram Story of his own on June 21. “This decision was not made lightly, and it was obviously not an easy one to make.”
The bartender concluded: “I appreciate every one of you that has supported us throughout this journey. We could not (and would not) be here without you.”
Thurston was originally from the East The BacheloretteEngaged Blake MoynesThey broke up in October 2021 three months after the finale aired. Two weeks later she confirmed that she had moved past Hersey who was one her suitors.
Since they began dating, the former couple’s animals took a liking to each other and their human’s new partner. Fans may recognize Hersey’s Italian greyhound Dexter from when Thurston posted about the four-legged friend “forcing” her out of the house after her October split from Moynes.
Although the cat owner may still see her ex’s dog here and there, she’s still committed to spending time away from his dad.
“I dedicate this summer to myself ☀️,” the Washington native captioned a June 23 video of herself and fellow Bachelor Nation alum Tammy LyYou can sit next to each other on an amusement-park ride.
Ly, 27, commented on the social media post, “I love us ❤️😍.” Season 23 BachelorAlum Elyse Delborn also wrote, “This is magical ❤️,” to which Thurston replied, “Manifesting the best summer yet.”