KERRY Katona has been spotted carrying her £15k pink pug dog to visit her mum with her daughter Lily.
The “skint” star, 37, was snapped cuddling the pricey pooch while walking along a suburban street in Warrington.
The smiling TV favourite, who has previously been declared bankrupt twice and was recently said by a friend to be low on funds, kept her adorable dog close to her side with one hand and held a dog carrier in her other.
At one point the star – who looked incredible in a green khaki top, denim shorts and straw wedges – knelt to the ground before struggling to place the pooch inside the carrier.
She was accompanied by her daughter Lily, 15, who was dressed for the summery weather in a silky kimono and white trainers.
The mum-of-four was seen embracing her own mother at her front door.
It comes after it was exclusively revealed by The Sun Online that she was “heartbroken” to be left out of Atomic Kitten’s new version of the band’s hit Whole Again.
Bandmates Natasha Hamilton and Liz McClaron hit the studio to record a World Cup version of their 2001 classic while Kerry was abroad in Marbella.
A close friend of the star exclusively told The Sun Online: “Kerry is heartbroken. She’s absolutely gutted that the girls would sing the song without her.
“She always thought they’d get back together and this was the most amazing opportunity for this to happen.
“She’s a single mum and has been struggling looking after the kids and the family, so it hurts her a lot to be left out of it.”
And as the most popular and well known member of the band, the pal said that Kerry can’t understand why she’s being left out in the cold.
They added: “Kerry still doesn’t really know why they’ve left her out of this – as far as she’s concerned she hasn’t done anything to deserve this cruel snub.”
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Kerry has been declared bankrupt twice before – with the first time being in 2008 at the High Court in London after she failed to pay the final £82,000 of a £417,000 tax bill.
She then filed for bankruptcy for the second time at Wigan County Court in July 2013.
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