Question: Is a cat named Bob a true story?

Bob the cat, whose true story featured in bestselling book and film A Street Cat Named Bob, has died aged 14. James Bowen penned the book after meeting Bob in 2007 while he was battling a drug addiction. Mr Bowen had found the ginger cat abandoned and injured and decided to look after him.

Is the cat Bob still alive?

Of the many tragedies that have beset 2020, the legendary Street Cat Bob died at the grand old age of 14 in June. His loyal companion James Bowen became a local celebrity in London with Bob when the pair sold The Big Issue, before the 2016 film A Street Cat Named Bob catapulted the pair into global stardom.

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