Martha Stewart buried her cat Princess Peony over the weekend. According to Stewart, the ill-fated feline was in the wrong place at the wrong time.

“Burying the beautiful and unusual Princess Peony,” Stewart wrote on Instagram. “The four dogs mistook her for an interloper and killed her defenseless little self.”

That caption was accompanied by a photo of three men digging a small grave. Stewart, 80, lives in Bedford, New York. According to her website, Stewart adopted Princess Peony and her sister Empress Tang in September 2009. Patch reports that Stewart’s pets include a pair of French bulldogs and two Chow Chows.

“I will miss her very badly,” Stewart wrote. “RIP beauty.”

Stewart also shared a photo of Princess Peony, a Calico Persian cat, in better times.

“This was Princess Peony,” she labeled that picture.

While most of Stewart’s followers on Instagram were sympathetic, others criticized the crafty TV personality over the “sad and avoidable” incident. She does not specify how the altercation between her quartet of dogs and the mauled cat occurred.

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