Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has shared a sweet photo of himself with his cute dog, Mickey, but there’s a heartbreaking announcement behind that photo.

Mike announced that his lovely pet Mickey diagnosed with cancer and will be going under surgery next week. Also, he stated that this news saddened himself and his lovely wife Marlene Portnoy.

After this upsetting news, the fans showed their goodwill in the comment section. Currently, the post reached over 15.000 likes less than eleven hours.

Here is what Mike Portnoy wrote:

“Just received devastating news about our dear baby boy @mickey_portnoy Marlene and I are a mess right now….He will be having surgery on Tues and we could use all of your prayers 🙏😢 #fuckcancer”

Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider showed off his support by saying:

“You are all in my thoughts and prayers, Mike. #fuckcancer”

Slayer and Exodus guitarist Gary Holt commented:

“Bro, sending good vibes your way❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️”

Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick said:

“Awww. Damn. Hang in there. Best of luck to awesome little Mickey”

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