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ComaChameleon
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I guess almost everyone knows James Bowen and Bob. 

 

Bob died yesterday. It kinda hit me.

I met them 2015 in Cologne at a booksigning... In London I never had that luck. 

 

https://www.thebookseller.com/news/james-bowen-says-goodbye-unforgettable-bob-cat-1206791 

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Sad news.

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@ComaChameleon 

That's sad news. James always credited Bob with saving his life. heart

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@Cleoriff 

I'm sure he really did. Animals are always a good emotional support slight_smile

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Very sad to hear about Bob

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Considering the life he led, he was a good age in cat years (14) heart

@Anonymous  will be upset to hear this, as I know she had the book.

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Am I the only one who’d never heard of him/them?
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@Anonymous wrote:
Am I the only one who’d never heard of him/them?

Probably @Anonymous rofl

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Aw! He is famous all over the world! 

James Bowen was a drug addict - then Bob showed up, a wounded stray. He took care of Bob and cared for him, so he got healthy again. So he wanted to let him into the wild again, but Bob stayed - and helped him later to get rid of drugs and get back into a "normal" life. 

So they helped each other in their worst times.

It's just a touching story...

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Must admit I enjoyed reading their books and it is sad to hear about Bob's passing.
Hope that James can cope with his mate not being around anymore...

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