Grumpy Cat Dead - Beloved Internet Famous Cat Dies at 7

Grumpy Cat Dead - Beloved Internet Famous Cat Dies at 7

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The internet meme sensation, who has over 12 million followers on social media, has died at the age of 7.

The cat's real name was Tardar Sauce and the owners were never sure what her breed was. Within 48 hours, her image had been viewed more than a million times.

She looked "grumpy" because of feline dwarfism and an under-bite, meaning her lower jaw came forward more than it was meant to. She was voiced by "Parks and Recreation" star Aubrey Plaza.

In 2015, Grumpy Cat visited Madame Tussauds in San Francisco for the unveiling of her very own lookalike.

It took four months to make. but of course, the real Grumpy Cat didn't look too impressed by it all. The note was signed by Grumpy's family, Tabatha, Bryan and Chrystal.

Since then, Grumpy Cat made appearances on "Good Morning America", "CBS Evening News", even "American Idol" and "The Bachelorette".

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Rest in peace, Grumpy Cat.

Financially, Grumpy was a fat cat.

Despite care from top professionals, Grumpy died on Tuesday from complications after a recent urinary tract infection, the family said on Twitter.

"We are unimaginably heartbroken to announce the loss of our beloved Grumpy Cat", Bundesen wrote.

The post goes on to say that the feline "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".

Described by CNN as a "furry titan of the internet", Grumpy's obituary appeared in The Washington Post, Der Spiegel in Germany, Le Monde and even the Russian business magazine Kommersant.

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