Internet celebrity Grumpy Cat has passed away at the age of 7.
The famous pet died following complications from a urinary tract infection. She passed away peacefully in the arms of her owner, 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,” says Grumpy Cat’s family via a Twitter post. “Her spirit will live on through her fans everywhere.”
Grumpy Cat was a mainstay of the licensing industry. After becoming a viral sensation due to her permanently “grumpy” facial expression, she emerged across media in movies and comic books. She was also known for her appearances at a variety of industry events including previous Licensing Expos.