Internet sensation 'Grumpy Cat' dies at age 7

Photo: Grumpy Cat 

The internet's most famous feline has passed away at the age of 7.

Her owners made the announcement Friday morning via Twitter. They said she had a urinary tract infection that became too tough for her to overcome.

Grumpy Cat died in the arms of her mom, Tabatha, on Tuesday, May 14.

"Besides being our baby and a cherished member of the family, Grumpy Cat has helped millions of people smile all around the world - even when times were tough," Grumpy Cat's page said. 

Her spirit will continue to live on through her fans everywhere. 

This story was reported from Charlotte, North Carolina.