A Street Cat Named Bob James, a once homeless recovering heroin addict, met Bob the ginger cat during a very dark period, and credits the feline with giving him a purpose in life. It has been Bob, who over the past five years, has helped give James the strength to stay off drugs, driven him to earn money and get his life back on track.
10 Most Famous Internet Cats in the World | #1. Streetcat Bob ~ Street musician James Bowen & his loyal ginger Tom cat, Bob, found each other in 2007 when their lives were at a low ebb. The story is told in the book "A Streetcat Named Bob." His best is probably the high-5, which he's really perfected over the yrs. According to Bowen, his other trick is that he's "the ultimate escape artist." If he wants to get outside for some air, he will find a way.