Paris Hilton's beloved purse companion has passed away.
The 34-year-old socialite annoced to her 4.1 million Instagram followers on Tuesday that her Chihuahua Tinkerbell had died. "My heart is broken. I am so sad and devastated," Hilton wrote in an emoji-filled message. "After 14 amazing years together, my baby Tinkerbell has passed away of old age."
"I feel like I've lost a member of my family," she continued. "She was such a special and incredible soul. We went through so much together. I can't believe she's gone. I will miss her and think about her for the rest of my life. I love you Tinky, you are a Legend & will never be forgotten. #RIPTinkerbell."
Hilton then began to post numerous photos
of her and Tinkerbell's adventures together -- including photo shoots, red carpets and television appearances. "Tinkerbell lived a glamorous life," she captioned a Guess ad of her and the dog.
Back in 2004, Hilton had a scare when Tinkerbell went missing. The hotel heiress offered a $5,000 reward for her pet's safe return. The dog was eventually retrieved without explanation. That same year, the satirical book Tinkerbell Hilton Diaries: My Life Tailing Paris Hilton, was also released.
Hilton and Tinkerbell are also credited with the trend referred to as "handbag dogs."
In the words of Hilton, "#RIPTinkerbell."