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RIP Lil BUB – photo gallery

Mike Bridavsky and celebrity cat Lil BUB hang out at home, May 6, 2013 in Bloomington, Ind. Lil BUB passed away December 1, 2019. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
Mike Bridavsky and celebrity cat Lil BUB hang out at home, May 6, 2013 in Bloomington, Ind. Lil BUB passed away December 1, 2019. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
Fans of Lil Bub lined up get photos made with the famous cat before seeing the movie, Lil BUB and & Friendz, at the Buskirk Chumley Theater, Sunday, April 28, 2013 in Bloomington, Ind. Lil BUB passed away December 1, 2019. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
Fans of Lil Bub lined up get photos made with the famous cat before seeing the movie, Lil BUB and & Friendz, at the Buskirk Chumley Theater, Sunday, April 28, 2013 in Bloomington, Ind. Lil BUB passed away December 1, 2019. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
Fans of Lil Bub lined up get photos made with the famous cat before seeing the movie, Lil BUB and & Friendz, at the Buskirk Chumley Theater, Sunday, April 28, 2013 in Bloomington, Ind. Lil BUB passed away December 1, 2019. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
Fans of Lil Bub lined up get photos made with the famous cat before seeing the movie, Lil BUB and & Friendz, at the Buskirk Chumley Theater, Sunday, April 28, 2013 in Bloomington, Ind. Lil BUB passed away December 1, 2019. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
Fans of Lil Bub lined up get photos made with the famous cat before seeing the movie, Lil BUB and & Friendz, at the Buskirk Chumley Theater, Sunday, April 28, 2013 in Bloomington, Ind. Lil BUB passed away December 1, 2019. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
Fans of Lil Bub lined up get photos made with the famous cat before seeing the movie, Lil BUB and & Friendz, at the Buskirk Chumley Theater, Sunday, April 28, 2013 in Bloomington, Ind. Lil BUB passed away December 1, 2019. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

The first time I heard about Lil BUB, her dude Mike Bridavsky asked me about making some photos of his cat, that would soon to be world famous.

Later, I caught up with Lil BUB, and Bridavsky, who had become quite busy with Lil BUB.

These images are from 2013. It doesn’t seem like that long ago.

Bridavsky wrote this on his Facebook page today after her passing:

“this creature impacted so many lives in so many ways that i don’t even know how to wrap my head around it. and she had this really wonderful way of embodying so much depth and complexity in such a tiny, simple and undeniably adorable package. without question, the most graceful and magical being i have ever known. thanks for all the magic BUB. my nose will never be this clean again.”

 

 

this creature impacted so many lives in so many ways that i don't even know how to wrap my head around it. and she had…

Posted by Misha Grisha Bridavsky on Monday, December 2, 2019

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