Muere Lil Bub, la famosa gata con la lengua afuera que enloqueció Instagram


Lil Bub, la gata de Bloomington (Indiana, EU) que se hizo famosa por su lengua colgante, grandes ojos y pequeñas extremidades, ha muerto a causa de una infección en los huesos.


El felino tenía ocho años y 2,4 millones de seguidores en Instagram.

El amo de Lil Bub, Mike Bridavsky, anunció su pérdida en redes sociales a través de una publicación en la que muestra su primera y su última foto junto a su mascota.

“En la mañana del domingo 1 de diciembre de 2019, perdimos la fuerza viviente más pura, amable y mágica de nuestro planeta. 

“Bub estaba alegre y llena de amor acostada en nuestra cama con nosotros…pero inesperadamente falleció pacíficamente mientras dormía”, escribió Bridavsky en su publicación.


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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 our bed with us Saturday night, but unexpectedly passed away peacefully in her sleep.. 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 abruptly without warning. I truly believe that she willingly made the decision to leave her failing body so that our family would not have to make that difficult decision ourselves. It is impossible to put into words the profound effect that BUB has had on my life, on the lives of thousands of homeless pets, and on the lives of those of you that have cared for her as if she were your own family. She taught me everything that I know about unconditional love, she brought my wife Stacy and I together, she’s the reason we have our beautiful children Rosco and Lula, and she has been a constant source of warmth and love in our lives for the past 8 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 special needs pets, she was the subject of groundbreaking genetic and biological research, she’s helped raise over $700,000 for animals in need, and has spread a 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, I know that her sprit, magic, and overwhelming energy are still with us, reminding us every day to be better. 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 am forever honored and humbled that you chose me as your caretaker. Please visit all of us in our dreams o

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Lil Bub padecía de enanismo felino, lo que la hacía tener la apariencia de un gatito debido a sus pequeñas extremidades y falta de dientes.


El simpático animal fue objeto de investigaciones genéticas y biológicas y ayudó a recaudar más de 700.000 dólares para animales necesitados. 


Cuando su popularidad alcanzó grandes cotas, su dueño empezó a vender objetos con su imagen, entre ellos ositos de peluche, camisetas, calendarios y tazas con la cara de la entrañable gatita.

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