'It's the ugliest thing I’ve ever laid eyes on': Katie Price divides opinion with new 'baby' as she shares snap of her hairless Sphynx cat

She's a self-confessed animal lover who has her own farmyard of pets.

But Katie Price's new hairless Sphynx cat divided opinion as she shared a snap of the animal on Instagram on Wednesday.

Captioned: 'Loving my new baby,' the 38-year-old television personalities image saw the kitten curled up asleep on her lap and garnered more than 3,000 likes within an hour. 

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Cool cats: Katie Price's new hairless Sphynx cat divided opinion as she shared a snap of the animal on Instagram on Wednesday, captioned: 'Loving my new baby'

However, several fans appeared disgusted by the creature, with one posting: 'No offence but that is the most ugliest thing iv ever laid eyes on!!! (Sorry!) xx'

Others added: 'Wtf is that ... looks like it's ready to be stewed', 'Looks like a alien', and 'Why is it inside out?'

One amused fan even quipped: 'Looks like it belongs in Lord of the Rings!' 

Friend of the animals: She's a self-confessed animal lover who has her own farmyard of pets

Catty! Sphynx cats are a pedigree breed that are known for their lack of coat, but are covered with fine hairs, yet several fans appeared disgusted by the creature

However, not everyone was disgusted, with others posting: 'Ah come on guys it's so cute x' and 'I don't know whether this is too cute or too freaky cute from a distance but I think he'd freak me out too close!'

Sphynx cats are a pedigree breed that are known for their lack of coat, but are covered with fine hairs. 

Katie appears to be a fan of animals of this ilk, as she recently purchased two skinny pigs, an almost hairless Guinea pig. 

Neither here nor hair! Katie appears to be a fan of animals of this ilk, as she recently purchased two skinny pigs, an almost hairless Guinea pig

The mum of five recently shared a snap of herself kissing the family's new pet pig, but all the attention was on the star's face as she flaunted her recently tattooed eyebrows and lips. 

Seeming to anticipate the fan response to her makeover, Katie wrote in the caption alongside a series of shocked face emojis: 

'And yes I know my eyebrows look crazy lol and my lips as I had tattoo brows and liner on my lips @thebrowqueen_ they will fade loads lol.' 

Makeover: Katie recently shared a snap of herself kissing the family's new pet pig, but all the attention was on the star's face as she flaunted her recently tattooed eyebrows and lips

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