Katherine Heigl received a very welcome surprise on the The Rachael Ray Show on Tuesday, November 18th. Rachael stunned her with a $75,000 donation to the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation, Katherine's animal welfare organization.

Katherine Heigl On The Rachael Ray Show

The generous contribution will help further the JDHF's mission to eliminate the needless suffering inflicted on animals by human cruelty, indifference and ignorance.

In addition to discussing her role in new show State Of Affairs, Katherine dished about upcoming Thanksgiving plans with her family and life with her beloved pets.

Former CIA officer Jason Hanson then joined Katherine and Rachael to demonstrate how to avoid getting carjacked while shopping this holiday season.

Be sure to catch Katherine as Charlie Tucker in State Of Affairs Mondays 10/9C on NBC.