Sometimes we forget that those characters we watch on our televisions all our lives are real people too, dealing  with their own problems.

The legendary William Shatner asked for kind thoughts and prayers on his Twitter today for his dog Starbuck, who will have to undergo surgery.

It’s always heart-warming to see the strong support some fans give, and many answered Shatner’s call right away.

Twitchy wishes Starbuck a safe surgery and a speedy recovery!