Grumpy Cat, the popular furball with a grouchy face, dies at age 7. Internet mourns her demise

A general view of atmosphere during the 2014 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival on March 7, 2014 in Austin, Texas.

Remember the viral sensation – Grumpy Cat, who took the internet world by storm with her iconic frowning face and hilarious memes? She passed away on Tuesday at the age of 7.

The news of the popular feline’s demise was released on her official account today, leaving the internet heartbroken.

In a statement, her family said, “Her spirit will continue to live on through her fans everywhere.”

They posted a picture of the feline on her official account, with a long statement with the caption, “Some days are grumpier than others…”