It’s a sad day for meme lovers everywhere. The beloved grumpy cat died from complications from a urinary tract infection.
Grumpy Cat, whose real name was Tardar Sauce was only 7 years old but accomplished internet stardom because of the constant angry look she seemed to always have.
The owners announced her death on social media early Friday. “We are unimaginably heartbroken to announce the loss of our beloved Grumpy Cat,” wrote Tabatha, Bryan and Chrystal Bundesen in a statement.
“She passed away peacefully,” it added, “at home in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha.”
The family from Morristown, Arizona, noted how Grumpy Cat, had “helped millions of people smile all around the world — even when times were tough.”
It vowed that “her spirit will continue to live on through her fans everywhere.”
Tributes poured in on Twitter, where fans said they were “heartbroken” by the news.
Rest in peace, Grumpy Cat.
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