Tardar Sauce aka Grumpy Cat first got famous after her picture was posted on Reddit in 2012. How fast did things escalate after that? Bundesen: Overnight [the picture] had over 20,000 views, then a video on YouTube was posted right after and got over a million views within 36 hours. Then we got invited to the local news station. Within the first year we signed up with Friskies.
How have things changed for Oskar since he became an Internet sensation? Szydlowski: For Oskar the world is pretty much the same. He’s been playful and happy since day one. He’s just happy to be surrounded by people coming by the house in Seattle to visit us. He’s as spoiled as ever.