Top 5 Arts and Crafts Inspired by Grumpy Cat

By Devon Glenn 

Serious art collectors close your eyes right now. Everyone else, head on over to Etsy, where you will find a stunning collection of arts and crafts based on internet pet Grumpy Cat.

The real-life snowshoe cat owned by Arizona resident Tabatha Bundesen and discovered by redditors in 2012 has inspired a new school of crafters who have priced their handmade cat art for $50 or less.

Grumpy Cat, aka Tardar Sauce, does not appear to approve.

1. “Why So Grumpy?” Oil Painting

Picasso painted this portrait of Grumpy Cat during his “mew” period. Just kidding, it’s an art print of an original oil painting by Etsy shop owner Aja.

Etsy, $55 plus shipping

2. Messenger Bag

No one will approach you in the subway as long as you’re wearing this inked creation from CaffeinatedEtcetera. The grumpy cat will scare away thieves and keep your books warm.

Etsy, $26.50 plus shipping

3. The Leaning Tower of Grumpy Cat

The ninth Wonder of the World is this porcelain sculpture by Etsy seller Corie Cole, who mused that the column’s natural lean may be the reason why the cat is so grumpy.

Etsy, $50 plus shipping

4. Brooch

Corie Cole also has a collection of elegant brooches for you to pin to your work blazer, or maybe your wedding dress! First, gaze into the eyes of this thrice-fired sculpture of Tardar Sauce.

Etsy, $35 plus shipping

5. Crochet Doll

There is a three-month waiting list for these grumpy cats that Etsy seller Kerry John has made by hand out of attackable yarn. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

Etsy, $35 plus shipping