This is insane! grumpy cat makes owner £64 million (1 Viewer)

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That's 64 million pounds...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/wor...278333/Grumpy-cat-makes-owner-64-million.html
Grumpy cat makes owner £64 million

Scowling feline which became an internet sensation has amassed a huge fortune for its American owner
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Grumpy cat has made £64 million in two years Photo: ITN

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By David Millward, US Correspondent

3:39PM GMT 07 Dec 2014


With a relentless look of malevolence “Grumpy Cat” is not exactly cute.

But the piercing stare and air of withering contempt has proved astonishingly lucrative for the cat’s owner, Tabatha Bundesen of Morristown, Arizona.

In just two years the cat – whose real name is Tardar Source – has made £64 million from an array of products, including bestselling books and a film.

Not surprisingly Ms Bundesen believes her pet is “unstoppable”.

She told the Express: 'What she's achieved in such a short time is unimaginable and absolutely mind-blowing.

'I was able to quit my job as a waitress within days of her first appearance on social media and the phone simply hasn't stopped ringing since.”

Grumpy’s earnings have dwarfed those of many of Hollywood’s biggest names such as Gwyneth Paltrow who, according to Forbes magazine, earned just over £12 million last year.

The cat is also outstripping the world’s top footballers including Christiano Ronaldo, whose total remuneration this year is estimated at £27.1 million.

Grumpy’s permanent scowl is a result of her having been born with dwarfism and an underbite.

She became an Internet superstar after Ms Bundesen's brother posted a picture online.

Her fame spread rapidly especially once she was taken up by Ben Lashes – an “Internet cat “ agent.

The frown has proved irresistible on social media with 521,000 followers on Instagram and 255,000 on Twitter.

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Grumpy Cat looks peeved at book launch


There have been a line of products including a brand of iced coffee, called Grumppuccino and the cat is also “the face” of Friskies.

Last year the curmudgeonly cat appeared on the front pages of The Wall Street Journal and New York Magazine.

Grumpy’s big screen debut is coming soon, The film “Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever” has been billed as a cross between Home Alone
 
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Dam my cat pics are on at least 4 forums as well as being a LOLcat and I can has cheeseburger sites. Haven't made a penny! ::arrgh::

Send me the link I wanna see them hahaha
 

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