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The most beloved, grumpiest cat whose frown & grumpiness brought smiles & joy to all has passed away at the age of 7.

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Grumpy Cat, whose real name was Tardar Sauce, found her fame in 2012 when a picture of her on Reddit went viral. Fast forward a few years, countless memes, and millions of Instagram followers… Grumpy Cat has starred in movies, cartoons, books, attended awards shows, met celebrities, and became the most famous cat on the internet.

She’s known for her frowning face (due to feline dwarfism), but there’s so much more to that frown and attitude. Grumpy Cat hated most humans, animals, holidays… and, well, everything. She thought it was all awful and she wasn’t afraid to tell you. THAT’S why everyone loved her (which she hated, of course)—Grumpy Cat was relatable and spoke for our grumpy sides when we were too polite