Ever since last September, people have taken to the grumpy cat meme started by a video that went viral on YouTube, and by some photos shared on Reddit. Tard, short for Tardar Sauce (from Tartar Sauce), became the Grumpy Cat everyone identified with, at least every once in a while. Quickly after that, Tard became the “Original Grumpy Cat,” and now one single photo of his that has become widely recognized accompanied a handful of statements under the trademark Grumpy Cat.
Grumpy Cat (TM) is hugely popular on Zazzle. One Grumpy Cat (TM) mug is actually the top bestseller in mugs right now. And that’s not all. Other Grumpy Cat (TM) designs are following it closely at numbers 2, 4, 6, 9, 10, 11, and then 13, 17, 23, 27, and 69. It’s pretty impressive actually for one design (one photo — well, two) with various statements (or none), but then again, that’s what a meme will do these days.
That said, here are those mugs:
Photo of Tard, to which you can add your own text — something nothing is more exciting than to customize the mug yourself.
I had fun once. It was awful.
This statement has pretty much stayed on top ever since it was created on Zazzle.
Good morning. No such thing.
This is a more recent addition to the Grumpy Cat repertoire.
Grumpy Cat™ Good Morning - No Such Thing Coffee Mug by thegrumpycat
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Do I look like I rise and shine?
Make your own Grumpy Cat (TM) mug, with the original (coffee mug) photo of Tard
Just the photo, larger.
My favorite Grumpy Cat (TM) so far. Click on the image to see a scary-looking Pokey, which might well become the next meme.
The new shot of Grumpy Cat on a travel mug.
Tard with one of his first statements: NOPE
Tard saying NO!!! (I think NOPE was much better, but this is at number 23 on Zazzle, which is not so bad)
At no. 27, Mornings suck
And finally, the 15 oz. mug with “I had fun once. It was awful.”