Bethenny Frankel Hit With Backlash After Posting Video Of Her Beloved Dog Cookie Having A Seizure

Rest in peace, Cookie.

In sad news, Bethenny Frankel‘s first dog Cookie passed away on Monday after suffering multiple seizures over the weekend.

The Real Housewives of New York starlet took to social media on Saturday when she first noticed the 17-year-old was seizing over and over, asking followers for help.

But it was when she took to her Instagram Story to share video of her Cookie going through it for 45 minutes that she received a lot of backlash.

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Telling her fans on Twitter the nearest vet is 45 minutes away, some were confused she wasn’t calling the emergency vet for help and was instead seemingly live tweeting the situation.

She shared:

The businesswoman even responded to some of the backlash, writing:

And clarified they almost immediately drove to the vet when she noticed her poor pup was having a seizure:

But the reality TV starlet was still called out for taking to social media in the first place, with even guest host Eve of The Talk sounding off:

Unfortunately, Bethenny’s little girl didn’t make it in the end after suffering a couple more seizures:

We are so sorry for her loss!

The pain of losing a pet is unimaginable.

Bethenny appeared with Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live on Monday night, speaking on her heartbreaking loss:

“Everyone said [Cookie]’s at the rainbow bridge. I don’t know where that is but I want to go.”

R.I.P., Cookie.

[Image via Instagram.]

Oct 31, 2017 10:55am PST