’Cala’ no more: Internet sensation cat, known for ’I go, meow’ song, dies; netizens react, ‘she will be remembered’

Internet sensation cat Cala, famous for the 'I go, meow' song, has passed away. Cala's meowing, which sounded like 'I go, meow,' became a sensation in February 2024, with over 13.3K reels on Instagram.

Written By Karishma Pranav Bhavsar
First Published3 Jun 2024, 12:40 PM IST
Internet sensation cat, known for 'I go, meow' song, dies
Internet sensation cat, known for ’I go, meow’ song, dies

Internet sensation, Cala, the beloved cat known for her ‘I go, meow’, has sadly passed away at the age of 12. In a heartfelt Instagram post, Cala's mother, Elizabeth shared the news of her passing on May 30. She posted: “A bright light has gone out, but Cala’s sweet little voice will go meow for eternity!”

In February 2024, a video of Cala's distinctive meowing catapulted her to internet stardom. People were surprised by how her meowing sounded like, saying, “I go, meow, I go, meow.”

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In a shared post, The Kiffness, the musician who remixed the song 'I Go Meow,' wrote, “Cala's human, Elizabeth, adopted Cala thinking she was very young. I, too, believed she was just a kitten. But after Cala became sick, her age became apparent with the problems the vets discovered, and after doing some tests, they suspected she was around 12.

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“Although they were optimistic & Cala fought hard, her condition was not improving & she ultimately passed away in Elizabeth's arms due to old age. Please join me in thanking Elizabeth for adopting Cala - for taking her off the streets, giving her a home & for sharing Cala's unique antics with the world. She brightened all of our lives, and she will continue to do so even though she is no longer with us,” reads the post.

Cala's mom, Elizabeth, said, “You all have allowed Cala to live on forever. To never be forgotten for how special she is. Thank you for loving Cala as much as I have!” RIP CALA"

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On Instagram alone, over 13.3K reels are made on Cala's famous ‘I go, meow, I go, meow' song.

Netizens were shocked to hear about Cala's death and remembered her unique meowing that touched many hearts.

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One user wrote, “Why do animal deaths always hit so hard I never met this cat but I'm head crying for her rip cala we all love you.”

Another added, “She will stay my favourite singer forever.” One user added, “Cala will always be remembered, her beautiful voice will live on”


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First Published:3 Jun 2024, 12:40 PM IST
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