John Callahan’s ex-wife Eva LaRue has adopted his dog, Cali, after the late actor’s unexpected death. LaRue 53 shared the heartwarming news on Instagram Tuesday via a slideshow of selfies of herself posting with the adorable pooch. “Welcome to the family Cali!!!” LaRue captioned the post.
LaRue explained that while she wasn’t looking to” add another thing that poops to the household ” Cali was John’s baby. LaRue also shared she believed the dog will be just what God ordered to help us heal and vice versa, In the wake of Callahan’s death.
Rest peacefully John, I promise she in good hands, LaRue concluded the post. In the first shot, LaRue smiled widely as she held on to Cali who was slightly looking away from the camera with her tongue out. In the second photo, Cali lunged towards the camera before giving LaRue a sweet kiss in the last photo.
Callahan died on March 28 at the age of 66 after suffering a stroke. LaRue paid tribute to the actors in a statement saying, “we are extremely saddened and distraught over the loss of John “.
HE was my great friend, co-parent, and an amazing father to Kaya. The absence of his bigger than life, gregarious personality will leave a hole in our heart forever. Words cannot express the shock and devastation we are feeling at this time. The Yankee just lost one of their greatest fans, LaRue added.
LaRue also shared daughter Kaya, 18 with Callahan, also commemorated him with a lengthy post on Instagram recalling his ” big belly laugh, bear hugs bad puns, ability to harmonize to any song, great kitchen table singing fest and two-stepped bad a—–.