Tigger, the 22-year-old cat who enjoyed trips to the beach and captured hearts across Baltimore, has died.
His owners shared in a post on Tigger's Facebook page that the cat, who was adopted by a former Ravens cheerleader when he was abandoned at age 20, passed away Friday night.
"Late Friday night he started getting wobbly and would fall over... I picked him up and put him in my arms and he started his INFAMOUS purring.... less than 30 seconds later our baby passed in peace," the post read.
Adriene Buisch and her boyfriend adopted Tigger two years ago as a companion for their younger cat. Not long after they took him home, they discovered he had a large tumor and that his kidneys were failing.
His story went viral when they began taking him on bucket list-style adventures, including trips to the beach and to Florida.
"I hope his journey helps cat and pet lovers know how wonderful it is to not only adopt but to adopt older pets," the Facebook post continued. "Witnessing the love and happiness of Tigger changed our lives."