Internet Legend Grumpy Cat Dies on May 14 due to urinary tract infection.
Internet Legend Grumpy Cat Dies. The Internet’s favourite cat, Grumpy Cat , popularly used as a reaction image in memes, passed away on May 14 due to complications from a recent urinary tract infection. The cat’s owners announced her death on social media.
The famous feline whose real name was Tardar Sauce gained fame in 2012 when a photo of her expression became popular. Grumpy Cat’s sour frown expression went viral when she was just 5-months-old. Her owners said that her sour frown was a result of feline dwarfism.
The cat’s owners took to social media to announce her death. “We are unimaginably heartbroken to announce the loss of our beloved Grumpy Cat. Despite care from top professionals, as well as from her very loving family, Grumpy encountered complications from a recent urinary tract infection that unfortunately became too tough for her to overcome. She passed away peacefully on the morning of Tuesday, May 14, at home in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha.”
Grumpy Cat, who is one of the most successful animals starts on the internet with 1.53 million followers on Twitter, has helped millions of people smile all around the world. The internet will always have many famous animal stars, but not many achieve stardom like Grumpy Cat.
These days, searching Google for “Grumpy Cat” returns nearly 73 million results, many of which are photos.
Grumpy Leaves Through AI
Images spread across the internet are often collected by researchers and used to train artificial intelligence algorithms to do tasks like recognize people or animals in images, or even learn how to generate wholly new images of people or animals.There are millions of images of Grumpy Cat online, so it should come as no surprise that they appear to be influencing the faux cats generated by at least one AI system. The cat could show up in datasets containing images from the internet — and in results that emerge from these datasets — shaping AI in a grouchy way for years to come.
The feline’s demise came as a shock to her fans. The cat who spread smiles even when times were tough will continue to live on through her fans.
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