Grumpy Cat’s new movie shows she should have stayed a meme

Sometimes the internet takes things too far.

Grumpy Cat, neé Tardar Sauce, was born in 2012, and because she happens to have feline dwarfism, she has a distinctly pissed off face. The kind of face made for image macros meant to express the inherent truth of life in the age of late capitalism: that existence has been bled of all meaning and is therefore joyless. Or something. It’s pretty perfect actually:

So, naturally, people went gaga over her. She was “interviewed” on Good Morning America. She’s been to SXSW. Nevermind the fact that Tardar Sauce was never and will never be in on the joke because she as a cat would sooner nap than deal with you. But we carried on anthropomorphizing her because the shit was funny. That was fully…

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