Cash, who was behind Talking Kitty Cat’s viral videos, died Thursday morning of a gunshot wound he had sustained, confirmed his heartbroken wife.
In a Facebook statement, Celia DeCosta Cash wrote: “It’s so difficult. I don’t even know what to say, or what to do. I just lost my best friend, my sidekick, my lover, my mentor, my everything, this morning.
“I’m so sad to say that my husband Steve Cash committed suicide this morning 04/16/2020. It hurts me to share that.
“Please understand, give the family time to cry, but know that Steve is no longer in pain.” “
According to reports, the Nampa, Idaho police department answered a call to Cash’s home Thursday morning and found him dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. There is no indication of foul play, reports E!
Cash had already told his fans about his mental health fights.
The animal lover became a viral star in 2007 with his YouTube videos Talking Kitty Cat and has amassed over 2.4 million subscribers.
He delighted fans with clips showing him talking to his cats as if they were humans and imitating their responses.
Her most popular video, Bad! Bad! Bad !, attracted more than 17 million viewers to the site.
Fans had noticed that Cash’s account had become inactive in recent months.
In September, he replied to one of his supporters who asked him if he had been hacked.
“No, just bipolar. I’m in a state of madness right now. When I fall back into depression, I will leave everything, ”he replied.
His latest video was released in December and titled Sylvester Goes To Court.
After the tragic news of his death was confirmed, many fans went on social media to pay tribute.
“We will miss him all. He made smiles on the faces of many people with his content, he was an amazing guy. It’s so sad to hear about it. It was an important part of my childhood. and you miss, “said one.
“We will always love you. Thank you for your incredible work which made us laugh and make us feel safe. God bless you, ”another fan of the Cash videos tweeted.
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