Grumpy Cat History
Grumpy Cat (2012 – May 17, 2019). It is a cat that, thanks to its particular appearance, its small stature, frown, and indecipherable race became a celebrity. Grumpy Cat became photographed alongside celebrities such as Stan Lee and Jennifer Lopez. Grumpy Cat lived in Arizona, southwest United States.
Grumpy Cat was very popular because it managed to get a smile on the faces of millions of people around the world. Its real name was Tardar Sauce, it found fame when its owner posted a picture of her little kitten on the Reddit site in 2012. It quickly captured the attention of thousands of viewers who quickly made it viral. Grumpy, as it grew older, gained a large following, about 8.5 million fans on Facebook, 2.5 million followers on Instagram and 1.5 million on Twitter.
It was a loving cat and loved being in its owner’s arms and receiving caresses. Since then, Grumpy Cat was invited to Good Morning America, CBS Evening News, and even American Idol and The Bachelorette. Its image appeared in the Honey Nut Cheerios cereal, and it attended the South by Southwest festival, where people surrounded it to take pictures and touch it.
The Grenade brand got the rights to make use of the image of the cat in its iced coffee “Grumppuccino”. But, it is said that the brand used its image on other products that were not authorized, hence Grumpy Cat Limited demanded the company.
In 2014, the Lifetime channel produced a movie called “Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever” with the voice of Aubrey Plaza. In addition, 884 items, such as T-shirt and cups and other items, were offered through the official Grumpy website. The earnings were very high. Grumpy had a urinary tract infection that unfortunately it could not resist despite receiving quality medical assistance. Unfortunately, its death was known on May 17, 2019. Hollywood celebrities and Internet users, in general, did not hesitate to express their condolences and their love for this particular kitten.