Grumpy Cat, the celebrity kitty with an eternally unhappy face behind countless memes, has died at age seven.
Grumpy Cat, also known as Tardar Sauce, died of complications from a urinary tract infection Tuesday, according to her owners. The wildly famous cat was seven years old. The owners announced her death Friday on the cat’s Twitter account.
Some days are grumpier than others… pic.twitter.com/ws209VWl97
— Grumpy Cat (@RealGrumpyCat) May 17, 2019
“Grumpy Cat has helped millions of people smile around the world — even when times were tough,” her owners stated. (RELATED: Australia Is Killing Millions Of Cats. Here’s Why)
Grumpy Cat was famous for her notorious grumpy face. She began her career as the face of many countless internet meme in 2012 after the brother of her owner, Tabatha Bundesen, posted a picture to a Reddit thread.
Grumpy Cat’s infamous sad face was actually a genetic mutation of dwarfism and an underbite. Bundesen claims Grumpy Cat was always playful.
Bundesen created an entire brand behind Grump Cat due to all of her fame. Grumpy Cat even made appearances at SXSW in Austin, Texas and appeared in many commercials.