Lil Bub

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Lil Bub
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Lil Bub
SpeciesFelis catus
SexFemale
Born(2011-06-21)June 21, 2011
Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.
DiedDecember 1, 2019(2019-12-01) (aged 8)
OwnerMike Bridavsky
Weight3.9 lb (1.8 kg)[1]

Lil Bub, officially Lil BUB (June 21, 2011 – December 1, 2019), was an American celebrity cat. She was known for her unique physical appearance. Her owner, Mike Bridavsky, adopted her when his friends called to ask him to give her a home. Her photos were first posted to Tumblr in November 2011, before being taken off after being featured on the social news website Reddit.[2]

"Lil Bub" on Facebook has over three million likes.[3] Lil Bub stars in Lil Bub & Friendz, a documentary premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 18, 2013, that won the Tribeca Online Festival Best Feature Film.

Lil Bub died of a bone infection on December 1, 2019 at the age of 8, which lead to a overwhelming degree of sorrow over her death on social media.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "25 Things You Didn't Know About Lil BUB". Complex. Retrieved 2013-05-02.
  2. Sykes, Tom (2013-04-19). "Lil Bub, The World's Cutest Cat, Stars In Documentary Lil Bub & Friendz at Tribeca". The Daily Beast. Retrieved 2013-04-24.
  3. Lil Bub. "Lil Bub – Bloomington, IN – Public Figure". Facebook. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
  4. "It's me, Mike - BUB's dude. BUB has departed, she's on her way home". us5.campaign-archive.com. Retrieved 2019-12-02.
  5. "Internet-famous cat Lil Bub dies". BBC News. 2019-12-03. Retrieved 2020-03-09.