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Kat Von D’s Cat Dies in House Fire



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    Kat Von D lost her pet cat and home to a fire over the weekend, the “L.A. Ink” star announced on her Twitter account.

    “My house burned down last night with my cat inside,” the celebrity tattoo artist, whose real name is Katherine von Drachenberg, tweeted on Monday. “R.I.P. My little Valentine.”

    Fire crews responded to an 11:23 p.m. call Sunday for Von D’s Hollywood Hills home, TMZ reported. It is unclear if the reality star and girlfriend of Jesse James was at the home at the time.

    On Monday, Von D posted picture of Valentine on Twitter and also shared an image of herself standing amid the wreckage of her home.

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    “In order to gain everything, you must lose everything,” she wrote.

    Von D told her followers she would continue a planned tour in support of her book “The Tattoo Chronicles.” 

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