Grumpy Cat sells out: To Friskies

The original Grumpy Cat, who inspired hundreds of memes.

This final note today, in which the Internet meme known as Grumpy Cat comes full circle.

Anyway, Grumpy Cat now has a major endorsement deal. It's going to be the 'spokescat' -- I am not making this up -- for Friskies.

It's just the latest in quite a run for a cat: A movie deal, a New York Times bestseller, merchandise.

We had the cat's manager on the show a couple of months ago. Listen to the interview here.

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