Cat Bob who inspired A Street Cat Named Bob, claimed his last life at age 14


A cat by name, Bob, who has had a relationship with the h3ro! na addict who adopted him, inspired the book and the movie. "A Street Cat Named Bob

"(" A stray cat named Bob ") is dead. He was at least 14 years old.

An announcement made by the publisher last Tuesday stated that Bob had passed a better life (RIP), a day earlier, through a statement they noted "it was an extraordinary cat that will be terribly missed."

The life of Bob took him off the streets of London to the red carpets like a movie star. It was musician James Bowen who found the abandoned and injured cat in 2007 and adopted it.

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Very soon the cat that accompanied Bowen I played music on the street and sold The Big Issue, a magazine that generates income for the homeless, in the British capital.

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The two caught the attention of a local newspaper reporter who told their story, and Bowen landed a contract for a book. "A Street Cat Named Bob" published in 2012 and becoming a great success in Britain.

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This was followed by others. books, “The World According to Bob”, “A Gift from Bob” and “The Little Book of Bob” the four together have sold more than 8 million copies in more than 40 languages, the publisher noted.

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"A Street Cat Named Bob"It became a movie, starring Luke Treadaway in the role of Bowen and with Bob with himself. The sequel "A Gift From Bob"Is scheduled to premiere the following year.

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Bowen He noted that his life changed after adopting the cat "Bob saved my life, it's as simple as that."

It gave me so much more than company, ”said Bowen. “With him by my side I found a direction and purpose that I lacked. The success we achieved together with our books and movies was miraculous. He has met thousands of people and touched millions of lives. There has never been a cat like him and there never will be.

I feel like the light has been turned off in my life. I will never forget it ”, he added.

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