Meme’d is a new series profiling famous viral internet animals and their rise to meme fame. This episode features Lil Bub.
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Lil Bub is a fan favorite cat all over the world and this is the story of her viral success.
Lil Bub was born with dwarfism and rescued by Mike Bridavsky who made a web site dedicated to her. Her photos went viral and soon Buzzfeed was making posts and thousands were inspired by her sending her messages and buying her merchandise. This is her story.
Special Thanks to: Mike Bridavsky and Lil Bub.
Visit Lil Bub’s web site: http://lilbub.com/
Ryan Broderick, Buzzfeed
Amanda Ferri, Tumblr
Emily Huh, I Can Haz Cheezburger
Producer: Brittni Brown
Camera: Nick Fabiano, Gabe Evans, Shawn McPherson, Dan Delorenzo, John McCarthy
Graphics: Kate Reynolds, Phillip Cruess
Editor: Phillip Cruess, Hunter Hill