Grumpy Cat (2012)
Feline celebrity aka Tardar Sauce
“I rode a bike once, it was horrible,” could be a Grumpy Cat meme…if Grumpy Cat rode bikes. But for the rest of us, riding bikes is the most fun and we love anything and everything to do with our velos. Why make Grumpy Cat out of bike parts? For starters – June is national pet adoption month in the United States with June 4th being National Hug Your Cat Day. There are too many shelters busting at the seams with similarly grumpy cats in need of a loving forever home. I adopted two grumpy shelter kitties myself, and while they like moving the parts of the Hoopties around while I’m making them…they are still my fur beasts and get to stay.
Tardar’s owner says that her permanently grumpy-looking face is due to feline dwarfism and an under bite. Grumpy Cat’s popularity originated from a picture posted to Reddit by her owners brother in 2012, which then became a viral meme sensation after users added grumpy captions. “The Official Grumpy Cat” on Facebook has over 5 million likes, she was also featured on the front page of The Wall Street Journal on May 30, 2013 and on the cover of the October 7, 2013 issue of New York Magazine. (source: Wikipedia)
Parts Used: Chain, Derailler Cable End Caps, Derailleur Cable