Grumpy Cat Internet Meme Star Died at age 7 – Internet meme celebrity Grumpy Cat died Tuesday morning at the age of 7, her owners confirmed Friday.
Grumpy Cat Internet Meme Star Died at age 7:
Grumpy Cat, whose real name was Tardar Sauce, died Tuesday morning from complications related to a urinary tract infection.
Grumpy Cat’s owner, said, “We are unimaginably heartbroken to announce the loss of our beloved Grumpy Cat, Despite care from top professionals, as well as from her very loving family, Grumpy encountered complications from a recent urinary tract infection that unfortunately became too tough for her to overcome. She passed away peacefully on the morning of Tuesday, May 14, at home in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha. Besides being our baby and a cherished member of the family, Grumpy Cat has helped millions of people smile all around the world — even when times were tough. Her spirit will continue to live on through her fans everywhere,”
Grumpy Cat had more than 8.5 million Facebook fans, 2.4 million followers on Instagram, 1.5 million followers on Twitter and more than 260,000 subscribers on YouTube. Grumpy Cat became an internet sensation after a photo frowning face went viral on Reddit in 2012.
Grumpy Cat became such a inspiration of art projects, perfumes, merchandise, Skechers shoes, comics and even a “Grumppuccino” coffee. She was also the official “spokescat” for Friskies, and appeared on several US TV shows, including Today and Good Morning America. Last year, US coffee company Grenade was ordered to pay the Bundesens $710,000 for exceeding an agreement to use Grumpy Cat’s image.
Some days are grumpier than others… pic.twitter.com/ws209VWl97
— Grumpy Cat (@RealGrumpyCat) May 17, 2019