Howard Stern and Wife Mourn Loss of Cat

Posted by Jason Sarna
Howard and Beth Stern

Losing an animal is never easy, even for a shock jock and a model.

Howard Stern and his wife, Beth Ostrosky Stern, are mourning the loss of their beloved cat, Charlie Chunk.

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The Sterns, who adopted Charlie several years ago from the North Shore Animal League, had been caring for their beloved cat all week following the removal of a cancerous mass from his spleen.

Beth said of Charlie's death, "I'm too upset to talk about it." She posted the following image on Instagram:

We all are mourning. #goodnightandgodbless #animalscrytoo

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According to one of the Instagram comments, Howard talked about Charlie for 20 minutes on his morning show. "He was just the greatest cat," said Stern.

Beth is an animal activist and has been fostering cats for some time. Watch a short video of her on TODAY below:

We wish the Sterns the best during this time of loss.

How do you deal with the loss of a pet? Let us know in the comments section below.

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