Viral sensation and queen of internet cats – Grumpy Cat – has sadly died.
The famous cat, who starred in her own film, was seven years old, and passed away ‘at home in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha’.
Unfortunately, Grumpy Cat suffered complications from a urinary tract infection, and never overcame the illness.
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In a statement posted to social media, Grumpy Cat’s family said:
We are unimaginably heartbroken to announce the loss of our beloved Grumpy Cat.
Despite care from top professionals, 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. 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 the 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.
Some days are grumpier than others… pic.twitter.com/ws209VWl97
— Grumpy Cat (@RealGrumpyCat) May 17, 2019