It’s hard to say goodbye to the face that launched 1,000 memes. I checked, and indeed I made a few over the years, too/also.
Anyway, Grumpy Cat, born Tarder Sauce, was 7, died of a urinary tract infection. Her death made headlines in the NYTimes, “Grumpy Cat, Internet Celebrity With a Piercing Look of Contempt, Is Dead at 7” — and a celebrity obits don’t get much better headlines than that. Too soon, too soon.