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Grumpy Cat is living large these days, even if you won't exactly hear her screaming for joy about it. She's got an endorsement deal with Friskies!

The jet-setting famous feline was flown to Austin, Tex., this week to shoot commercials for the cat food company and appear at the SXSW festival.

Grumpy Cat Picture

Some of Grumpy Cat's many perks?

  • First class plane tickets
  • Endless filet mignon 
  • Her own king-sized bed
  • Five-figure paychecks

Ah, the life of an Internet sensation.

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Is the Harlem Shake so infectious that even Grumpy Cat can't resist?

This would be saying a lot. The incorrigible feline, a.k.a. the web's surliest, least impressed meme of 2012, does not often let us see beneath his gruff exterior.

Until now? In this video posted by Mashable ... will he finally give in?

Guess this dance craze is no Gangnam Style. But really, what is.

NOTE: Watch the original, absurd Harlem Shake video below ...

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From Gangnam Style to the Sloppy Swish, Angelina Jolie leg thrusts to Chris Brown neck tattoos, and grumpy cats to photogenic peeps, 2012 was a great year for memes.

On this Christmas Day, THG looks back at 12 of the best photos, videos, trends and topics that captured the Internet's fascination (and creativity) over the past 12 months.

Here's what was imitated, parodied and shared with a vengeance in 2012:

Stingray Photobomb

12. Stingray Photo Bomb. Best. Photo. Bomb. Ever.

The expression on the face of the aquatic resident of the waters off the Cayman Islands - and the terrified tourists he surprised - really says it all.

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