Grumpy Cat, who entertained millions online, dies at age 7


"Some days", began the tweet, "are grumpier than others". She soon became the universal digital shorthand for displeasure, with thousands of memes and gifs of her being circulated online to communicate apathy or cynicism.

Meow meow - Grumpy Cat died on Tuesday. Her website said her grumpy look was likely because she had a form of feline dwarfism.

The cat's real name was Tardar Sauce, and it rose to fame after its photos were posted online in 2012. Not to mention, her book Grumpy Cat claimed the No.7 spot on the New York Times bestselling list in August, 2013. Tardar Sauce aka Grumpy Cat didn't survive due to the complications arose from a urinary tract infection as mentioned by her family on social media. She was voiced by "Parks and Recreation" star Aubrey Plaza.

The branded merchandising, which included pillows, pens, mugs and bags, as well as the sponsorship and media deals were estimated to have made her owner, Tabatha Bundesen of Arizona, a wealthy woman. And she was won a plethora of "meme of the year" awards.

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

"Besides being our baby and cherished member of the family, Grumpy Cat has helped millions of people smile all around the world-even when times were tough", the note continued. She showed up on NBC News' Today show, ABC News' Good Morning America, CBS Evening News, Anderson Live, VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live, E!

And in her seven years of existence, she had garnered 8.3 million followers on Facebook, 2.4 million followers on Instagram and 1.5 million followers on Twitter.