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Farewell Hendrik R.I.P.

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He was the most famous rooster in the land, but alas he is no more.  Hendrik, the much loved, feared and respected mascot of Café Bon Bon died on 5 September at the age of 8 years. Hendrik had not been well for some months and it seems the past winter was just too much for him.

Hendrik was such a big part of the Café Bon Bon experience that it is hard to find a social media post about the café that doesn’t refer to Hendrik.  As expected of such a famous rooster he enjoyed a lifestyle that most roosters could only dream of, including a la carte morsels offered by friendly strangers and all the attention he could handle.  Sleeping arrangements too were special. Few roosters got to sleep on a grand piano while the pianist transported them off to dreamland to the strains of their favourite tune – in Hendrik’s case, ‘Moon River’.

Wherever Hendrik is off to, we’re sure he’s off in style. R.I.P. Hendrik.