At the 13th Annual ASPCA Bergh Ball in New York on Thursday evening, Katherine was honored with the Presidential Service Award for her work and dedication to animal welfare through the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation which she established with her mother Nancy.

Entertainment Tonight was at the event, which was held at The Plaza, and in addition to chatting to Katherine about her award, family and life after "Grey's Anatomy", they were also on hand to film her receiving the accolade.

Katherine also spoke to reporters about motherhood, her hopes for a big family and how her husband Josh Kelley is a fantastic father to their baby daughter Naleigh