Katy Perry (inset) and cat Kitty Purry
Courtesy Katy Perry; Inset: Getty
01/13/2012 at 10:00 AM EST
has one reliable creature comfort in her life: her cat, Kitty Purry.
The photogenic Maine coon helped the pop star become a cat lady
, inspired Perry's first perfume, Purr
, and is now keeping Perry company as she deals with the end of her 14-month marriage
to Russell Brand.
Though Perry shied away from Wednesday's 38th annual People's Choice Awards, where she won big
in five categories, she did make an appearance on Twitter, thanking fans and sharing a new photo
of Kitty Purry.
"Meow!" Perry wrote, captioning the shot of Kitty hiding under some furniture.
The Tweet has at least one other meaning: Meow! is the name of Perry's second fragrance
, which debuted in November.