By now, everyone has heard of Grumpy Cat, whose real name is Tardar Sauce. Grumpy Cat has a permanent scowl on her pretty little puss due to a mutation in her genetic make up called feline dwarfism. The most common feline dwarf breed is the Munchkin. These and other breeds of dwarf cats, present with short, stubby legs and a stock body. Some have referred to them as the feline version of a Dachshund.
Tardar Sauce and her brother, Pokey, were both born to normal cat parents on April 4, 2012. Their owner is Tabatha Bundesen. Tabatha's brother, Bryan posted a photo of Tardar Sauce on the site Reddit in September 2012 and shortly thereafter, Grumpy Cat was born, and became an internet sensation.
And now Grumpy Cat, who has earned her human family hundreds of thousands of dollars, may have her Hollywood debut soon. According to Vanity Fair and the Wall Street Journal,
Grumpy Cat—the one-year-old, Arizona-based housecat and Internet meme—has teamed up with Hollywood producers to “produce and assemble a package for a Garfield-like feature film with the famous frowning feline at the center.
Grumpy Cat is managed by Ben lashes, who also represented such feline faces as Keyboard Cat and Nyan Cat, none of which can hold a candle to this grumpy-faced sweet puss, in this author's opinion.