Pence announces death of family cat Pickles

Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen announced that their cat Pickle died this week, according to Karen Pence’s Twitter account.

The Pence family took two cats, Oreo and Pickle, a snake and a rabbit named Marlon Bundo to their new home at the Naval Observatory residence in Washington, D.C. Oreo died in June, according to the family.

During a recent trip to Indiana, the Pence family adopted a kitten, and the vice president received a puppy named Harley from his family as a Father’s Day gift.