RALEIGH, N.C. -- A staple in the downtown Raleigh community has passed away.
- Oak City Kitty, Tucker, has passed away.
- He gained internet fame from his documented weight-loss journey.
- His owners used to walk him around downtown.
Tucker, a rotund feline known for his well-documented weight-loss journey in downtown, passed away Monday according to a post on his Instagram.
Tucker was known for getting his "exercise" in by walking around downtown with his owners. Despite his grumpy appearance, Tucker was friendly and often posed for photos with his "fans" and promoted local businesses.
"Tucker passed away peacefully in our arms this morning," said the post. "He will be missed. He will be loved forever by so many."
In honor of Tucker's passing, we've compiled a few of our favorite Instagram posts of him.