World's Most Famous "Grumpy" Cat Dies, Here's How the Internet Responded

May 17, 2019May 17, 2019

On Friday, May 17, the sad news was revealed that the world’s most famous cat has passed away. Internet celebrity “Grumpy Cat,” who became a sensation through countless hilarious memes, has passed away.

Grumpy Cat’s owners confirmed the news on Friday. The cat’s real name was Tardar Sauce. She became famous for her permanent frown on her face.

The Grumpy Cat Twitter account posted about the news.

They said, “We are unimaginably heartbroken to announce the loss of our beloved Grumpy Cat. Despite care from top professional, as well as from her very loving family, Grumpy encountered complications from a recent urinary tract infection that unfortunately became too tough for her to overcome.”

They continued, “She passed away peacefully on the morning of Tuesday, May 14,  at home in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha. Besides being our baby and a cherished member of our family, Grumpy Cat has helped millions of people smile all around the world- even when times were tough.  Her spirit will continue to live on through her fans everywhere.”

Several fans around the world took to social media to talk about the death of Grumpy Cat. Below are some of the Internet reactions and some of the best memes that came of the cat:

RIP Grumpy Cat. Your memes will be missed.

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