Cole, the black cat who was an international internet star and advocate for cat rescues and adoptions, passed away peacefully in October 2021 after a brave fight against cancer. Cole's family will share more about his passing in the coming days. Despite his departure, Cole's legacy will continue to inspire people to adopt and care for cats, especially black cats like him. Many people responded to his dad's post on social media, sharing how Cole inspired them to adopt black cats from shelters. Cole's impact and memory will continue to combat the harmful superstitions surrounding black cats and bring love and light to people and other cats.