Stinky Aguilera, aged 17 years, passed away Friday evening with his devoted mother, Christina Aguilera, sitting vigil.
The pop diva posted the news on Instagram and Twitter, writing:
"I had to finally make the hard decision to put my beloved Stinky 🦊🐾🖤💔 down last night after an amazing 17 years together! You were my roadie through the tours...breakups...life’s many ups and downs...my 1st baby before I had any babies...The one and only forever 👑☝🏼🙌🏼 RIP, Stinky...
Run free and with no more misery 💫🙏🏼🙏🏼"