Lil Bub, a cat, passed away two years ago.
A rare pet born with a genetic problem, she died at the age of 8, but was able to make a name for herself on social networking sites before her death.
Lil Bub, the “ugly” cat that no one wanted to own, became famous in 2011 when his new owner, Mike Bridavsky, created his own Instagram page and began showing images of the cat there. Lil Bub was born with a number of birth defects, including dwarfism at the same time, resulting in slow development and disproportionate limbs.
Users, on the other hand, enjoyed its distinctive and slightly bizarre appearance.
The popularity of this cat page spread quickly and now has over 2.3 million followers! Mike explains, “Babu had a hard time finding a permanent home.
I think a lot of people were worried about medical bills and the possibility of a heart attack. With such a unique pet, the possibilities were obvious.
This sweet cat turned out to be a natural photographer. Lil Bub’s typical large green eyes and ever-drooping tongue were interesting and cheered up the cheering crowd. Lil Bub lived a long life despite his genetic defect and passed away peacefully in his sleep in 2019.
Mike says he struggled for a long time to accept the loss of his pet.
But as time went on, he realized that there were still many animals in the world that needed help and human affection, so he chose to adopt another animal. Mike’s choice as Lil Bub’s successor was Mr. Marbles, a strange “toothy” cat from a local shelter.
Lil Bub’s fans were so fascinated with this new pet that he introduced it to his late cat admirers.
The cat now has his own Facebook profile and about 61,000 followers. Whether this cat can match the greatness of his “sister” remains to be seen, but that is not the point. The most important goal has already been accomplished. Mr. Marbles has found his family and “his” person. He is happy to welcome an outcast and useless creature into his home, but he remains a true friend if you give him a chance.