Snacks, Bethany Cosentino’s pet cat and the album artwork star of Best Coast’s debut album, Crazy For You, has kicked the bucket, sadly.
Cosentino adopted Snacks, an orange Maine Coon, around the time Best Coast was brought together. From the band’s debut album, Crazy For You, and the iconic lyric “I wish my cat could talk”, taken from their song, “Goodbye” on through to the artwork for their 2021 single “Leading,” he quickly became an inclusive part of Best Coast’s public identity.
She also took his mourning to Instagram, posting multiple photos and videos.
“I always knew this day would come, but I hoped it never would,” he wrote. “He was not just my cat. He belonged to all of you. He was the third member of this band. Our mascot. Our cover star. Our merch king. He meant everything to me and I’m going to miss him so much, but I know he will live on forever by way of the legacy he created simply by being himself. He loved you all so much and he knew you loved him. 14 wonderful years. I’m so honored that I got to be his mom. I love you forever Snacks. Long live the king.”