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Tarder Sauce, known popularly as Grumpy Cat, is a female cat born in 2012. Grumpy Cat became an internet sensation due to her seemingly permanently grumpy looking face. Her distinctive appearance is due to an underbite and feline dwarfism.
The first image of Grumpy Cat, posted by her owner’s brother, appeared on the internet site Reddit on September 22, 2012 and by December, 2012, the Official Grumpy Cat Facebook page had over 7 million “likes”. As of October 2015, Facebook likes on the Offical Grumpy Cat page number over 8 million. Grumpy Cat has made appearances on several national television shows; has been a guest at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas; and is a spokes-cat for the cat food brand Friskies. Grumpy Cat’s likeness and name were trademarked in 2013, and the feline’s image has appeared on a wide range of merchandise including t-shirts, mugs, buttons, and even an iced coffee beverage dubbed “Grumppuccino”.