Katherine Heigl loves her dogs—so much so, in fact, they get the movie star treatment!
On Friday, the actress tweeted a precious picture of her Chihuahua mix Gertie looking oh-so-gorgeous in a blue sweater and sipping daintily from a martini glass. But not to worry, fellow animal lovers! Mama Heigl would never give actually her fur baby alcohol!
The Grey's Anatomy alum wrote that "after busy day supervising movie making, Gertie unwinds with a Martini," before clarifying, "Just kidding!" So just why was Ms. Gertie drinking from a martini glass? Katherine had a logical explanation, tweeting, "I didn't have a water bowl!"
Katie is clearly a devoted dog mommy—and human mommy, too, to her and hubby Josh Kelley's daughters Naleigh and Adalaide. The working mama loves animals so much, actually, that when she's not raising her two beautiful little girls, making movies or taking care of her own menagerie of pups, she's helping save other dogs and cats in need!
In 2008, Katherine and her mom Nancy founded The Jason Debus Heigl Foundation in honor of the actress's brother, who was killed at age 15 in a tragic car accident in 1986. The organization's mission is to "eliminate the needless suffering inflicted on animals by human cruelty, indifferent and ignorance."
To do this, they support shelters and rescue organizations, help animals find loving and responsible homes, fund and encourage free spay/neuter programs to help address the pet population crisis and so much more.