12/14/2012 09:52 am ET

Celebrities Who Publicly Mourned The Death Of Their Pets (PHOTOS)

It's been a bad couple of weeks to be a celebrity's pet.

First Kim Kardashian's four-month-old cat Mercy died from a cancer-like virus, then Miley Cyrus' dog Lila passed away as well. The stars were overcome with grief and took to Twitter to express their sadness.

Like many of us, our pets are considered a part of the family, so it's no surprise that Kim and Miley aren't the only celebrities who publicly mourned the loss of their beloved pets: