Who was kitty0706?
Kitty0706 was the online alias of Colin Charles “Eliott” Wyckoff, an American YouTuber who made funny videos using the sandbox game Garry’s Mod. He was born on July 6, 1994, in Lakewood, New Jersey, and had an older brother. He created the kitty0706 YouTube account on April 14, 2007, to bypass age-restricted videos, but later started uploading his own videos. His first Garry’s Mod video, G-mod Poop: G-man vs
He rose to fame with his series “Team Fortress 2: Moments with Heavy”, which featured random misadventures of the Heavy character from the game Team Fortress 2. He also made another popular series called “Elliot Goes To School”, which starred himself as a Gmod character named Elliot, going through his sophomore year in high school with his obnoxious friends and annoying teachers. He was known for his over-the-top slapstick humor, his voice acting, and
How did kitty0706 die?
Kitty0706 died on January 25, 2015, at the age of 20, from complications of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (A.L.L.), a form of blood cancer. He was diagnosed with the disease on May 9, 2012, and revealed it to his fans in the video “KittyTV Presents: THE CHRONICLES OF DICK”. He underwent chemotherapy and other treatments, and sometimes updated his fans on his condition and his projects. He also expressed his gratitude and optimism, and his hope to recover and make more videos. His last video, “The Kitty Korner – UPDATE #2”, was uploaded on December 31, 2014, in which he wished his fans a happy new year and said he was feeling better.
What was the impact of kitty0706’s death?
Kitty0706’s death was a shocking and sad loss for his family, friends, and fans, who mourned his untimely passing. His death also marked the end of an era of Gmod animators who had influenced and entertained many people with their videos. He was one of the most popular and respected Gmod animators, and his videos are still enjoyed and remembered
His co-animators and colleagues also paid tribute to him in various ways, such as making videos, organizing fundraisers, dedicating songs, and writing obituaries. They remembered him as a loyal, supportive, and fun-loving person, who always had a smile on his face and a positive attitude
In 2020, a collaborative animation project reanimating his most famous video, Team Fabulous 2, was released. Team Fabulous 2 Reanimated was a collab made for a charity drive for leukemia research, and a tribute to the legendary animator. It featured over 100 animators who recreated scenes from the original video in their own styles, while keeping the original audio and humor. y of animation and inspiration lives on in his family, friends, and anyone who is moved by his story.