Woman Leaves $1.5 Million to Her Dog

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A Maltese terrier called Bella Mia is set to become the latest heiress in New York City.  Her mom, Rose Ann Bolasny, has cut her own human children out of the will and is leaving everything to her pampered pup.

Bella Mia wants for nothing.  Bolasny, an accountant, calls her dog a “gift from God” and wants to make sure her girl’s lifestyle won’t change should she die first.  Bella would inherit a trust fund, jewelry, and a $1 million vacation house.


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The dog eats filet mignon for dinner and has her own bedroom, packed with outfits.

“Bella Mia looks at fashion as a form of art and loves keeping up with the trends while adding her own flair. Her wardrobe is sometimes inspired by other divas like her,” the website Hugs From Bella Mia states.  “Bella Mia’s hot pink bikini and cover up were modeled after one worn by Jennifer Lopez, and at the Polo Matches you found her wearing the Julia Robert’s infamous Pretty Woman dress. This array of fashion shows Bella Mia adores designer labels yet revels in vintage clothing, allowing her to stay true to her personal style.


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“Between manicures, fittings and playing with her friends, Bella Mia’s sweet and attentive nature is the cornerstone of her personality and beauty. Always calm and gentle, Bella Mia’s true elegance radiates from the inside out, making her the genuine Snow White fashionista she is.”

Dogs have zero concept of fashion, but many of them do enjoy the attention that comes with a wardrobe and grooming.


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Bolasny’s thirtysomething sons apparently don’t mind that they’ve been written out of the will, saying that they’re “quite happy” for Bella Mia.

“My children are grown and successful. They don’t need my money. They know how happy she has made my husband and me,” Bolasny said.  “We decided that we had given her such a lavish life that we wanted to make sure she’s still have what she was accustomed to when I was gone.”


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“Prior to [changing my will] I discussed having Bella Mia included in the trust fund with my sons and they totally understood.”

“I explained to them that I know they love Bella Mia very much but I wanted to make sure that if anything happens to us she was taken care in the way that she’s used to.  My sons at that point were not part of that house because it’s a recent purchase.”


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Bella Mia even has her own Facebook page, where there are tons of photos of her in interesting outfits.


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