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Grumpy Cat frowns on success

Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 00:52

March 14 - A mixed breed cat is the newest viral sensation. Alicia Powell reports.

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She's got her own YouTube page with over 15 million views ... an upcoming book, calendar, assorted merchandising deals and rides in limos. Yes, I'm talking about a cat … Grumpy Cat to be more specific. The domestic short-haired mixed breed cat named Tardar Sauce gained Internet fame after photos of her were uploaded onto the social news website Reddit.com. People noticed the stern yet disaffected look of the cat and started attaching captions to the pictures - and Grumpy Cat was born. Her popularity has grown so much that fans at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas lined up for blocks for just a peak and a quick photo. Next up for Grumpy is a starring role in a Friskies commercial - what a purrrfect life.

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Grumpy Cat frowns on success

Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 00:52