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Cincinnati, Ohio: Bearcat (Gone)

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Directions:
North of downtown, two blocks east of the University of Cincinnati campus, on the east side of Short Vine St. between E. Charlton and E. Daniels Sts.
Status:
Gone
Bearcat

A bronze muscular semi-human with fur, bear feet, and a cat's head. Visible from a public street; designed for visitor posing. Unveiled in 2016, disappeared in 2023.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [08/09/2021]

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Bearcat

Tiffany is correct; this Bearcat is missing, too. The attached photo shows the plaza in front of the bank where it should be, but isn't. I walked up and down those two blocks of Short Vine St. and didn't see it. Wherever it has gone, it's not nearby.

[Richard Shroyer, 10/09/2023]
Bearcat

The statue is no longer there. Do not know the story of why it was removed.

[Tiffany Cosgrove, 07/06/2023]

You're probably referring to the other statue. It's confusing -- Cincinnati has two different Bearcat statues in two different places. The normal one has been removed until 2025 for campus construction. This one, the weird one, is still standing.


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