The large grey tabby was the official weather mascot for WW's news partner, KATU. He was owned by a cameraman.
Bob had a huge following 20 years ago, appearing on the air every Friday for seven years, usually in some sort of hat and matching outfit. He even made the cover of National Geographic World.
Of course Portland would be light years ahead of this meme. We're surprised GQ isn't lauding us for it.
Bob also appeared in this number, celebrating Cinco de Mayo. It's simply shocking that this video hasn't gone viral.