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Bowery, one of the many cats living in Lower East Side vegan stalwart Moo Shoes, has succumbed to kidney disease. There's a heartfelt tribute on the Moo Shoes blog that reads in part: "He was the toughest tough guy I had ever met, but this only made people want to love him more. He was totally irresistible. He had exceptional looks coupled with just the right amount of sass." We profiled Bowery and his companions back in 2009. [Moo Shoes via Bowery Boogie; Previously]