A few months later Grumpy Cat, too Lil Bub she passed away (the second of seven) at the age of eight. For those who were not aware of it, it was a cat capable of attracting millions of followers to all social media platforms. In its own way, a phenomenon of the great Net, an influencer.
Farewell to Lil Bub
To give the announcement of the disappearance the master, the one able to transform (and monetize, albeit often for good) the shots and videos of the feline in a viral success. Below is the post with which Lil Bub actually leaves his audience. Born June 21, 2011, greeted everyone on December 1.
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This is my first photo with BUB next our last photo together. On the morning of Sunday, December 1st 2019 we lost the purest, kindest and most magical living force on our planet. BUB was cheerful and full of love laying in bed Saturday night, but unexpectedly passed away peacefully in her sleep. infection. Even knowing this, we weren't expecting her to pass so soon or so without warning. I truly believe that she's willingly made the decision to leave her failing body. The profound effect that the BUB has had on my life, the lives of thousands of homeless pets, and the lives of those who were your own family. She taught me all that I know about an unconditional love, she brought my wife years. To say that our family is devastated would be an understatement. But most importantly, BUB has made a huge difference in the world of animal welfare, and in the lives of millions of people worldwide. She has literally saved thousands of lives (both pets and humans), she started the first national fund for needs, she's helped raise over $ 700,000 for animals in need, and has spread to message of determination, positivity, and perseverance to people all over the world. And even though my heart is absolutely crushed by her graceful departure from planet Earth, Dearest BUB, I will never forget your generosity, your limitless supply of love, or your uncanny ability to bring so much magic and joy to the world. I was forever honored and humbled that you chose me as your caretaker. Please visit all of us in our dreams o
The objective of this last greeting is also to subject the theme related to the followers to the attention of the followers animals in need of care: the same cat, affected by genetic mutations, was the testimonial of a campaign launched by ASPCA able to raise over 700,000 dollars.
Lil Bub, among other things alongside Snoop Dogg in a remix, owes his celebrity in part to Merchandise created and marketed by its owner Mike Bridavsky: from t-shirts to cups, to books and calendars.