Internet famous cat Lil Bub has sadly passed away at the age of eight.
The beloved feline acquired over 2.4 million Instagram followers after rising to fame in 2012 when she appeared on the front page of Reddit.
Lil Bub‘s owners took to the cat’s official Instagram to share the sad news that she passed away battling a persistent and aggressive bone infection.
“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 our bed with us Saturday night, but unexpectedly passed away peacefully in her sleep,” he wrote.
He continued, “I have always been fully transparent about BUB’s health, and it was no secret that she was battling a persistent and aggressive bone infection. Even knowing this, we weren’t expecting her to pass so soon or so…