Grumpy Cat dies at age 7

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Published on May 17, 2019 - Duration: 01:28s

Grumpy Cat dies at age 7

Grumpy Cat, an internet celebrity known for her permanent frown, died "in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha" this week, leaving behind countless online jokes about how we all feel at our worst moments, her family said on Friday.

She was 7.

Colette Luke has more.

Grumpy Cat dies at age 7

She was a star at Madame Tussaud's wax museums, but the internet celebrity Grumpy Cat has died.

Famou for her permanent frown, she was only seven years old.

In a Twitter post, her family said Grumpy Cat died peacefully on Tuesday, in the arms of her owner after suffering from a recent urinary tract infection that became too tough for her to overcome… Grumpy, whose real name was Tardar Sauce, became an internet sensation after her owner Tabatha Bundesen posted a picture of the cat with the now famous scowl six years ago… (SOUNDBITE) (English) GRUMPY CAT'S OWNER, TABATHA BUNDESEN, SAYING: "Reporter: How did Grumpy respond when she saw her figure for the first time?

"She was thrilled.

As you can see, she's still thrilled." She went on to appear in TV ads and starred in her own movie, "Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever" She also made an appearance in the musical "Cats".

(broadway clip) And in October 2015, then President Barack Obama used Grumpy to describe Republican politicians (SOUNDBITE)(English) FORMER U.S. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA SAYING: "I mean, they are gloomy.

They're like Grumpy Cat" The family wrote that Grumpy Cat has (quote) "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."

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