Internet sensation Grumpy Cat dies at age 7 | USA TODAY

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Published on 17 May 2019, 11:19
Rest in peace, Grumpy Cat. The internet legend who has graced memes and the big screen has died.

"Some days are grumpier than others," Grumpy Cat's publicist said in a statement on Friday, sharing news that the internet's favorite meme star has died.

Grumpy died Tuesday morning from complications related to a urinary tract infection, the cat's publicist said. She was 7 years old.

Grumpy Cat, whose real name was Tardar Sauce, became an internet sensation after a photo of her trademark frowning face went viral on Reddit in 2012. Since then, she became the subject of countless memes, a Honey Nut Cheerios commercial, book deals and even a Lifetime movie.

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