Millions, if not billions of people around the world enjoy the company of a pet cat. Some cats are affordable and cute rescue cats and some are purebred and very expensive. Some owners let their pet cat run free through out the neighborhood, while others believe they should be well kept, perhaps receiving a weekly shampoo, conditioning and pedicure from a luxury grooming service. Which cats, though, are the World’s Richest Cats?
World’s Richest Cats
Wealthy British antiques dealer, Ben Rea died in 1988, leaving his entire estate to his cat, Blackie. At the time of his death, he was worth nearly $13 million. Blackie had been one of 15 cats that lived with Rea but he was the only one still alive when he died.
Grumpy Cat, whose real name Tardar Sauce is by far the most famous animal on the planet in recent time. Her permanently disgruntled look took her to stardom after being posted on Reddit. From there, her social media profile grew, even resulting in TV interviews, merchandising, and the movie ‘Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever‘.
With the exact amount never confirmed by her owners, it is believed she earned an amazing $100 million.
Sadly. Grumpy Cat dies in 2019 at the age of 7, as a result of complications from her feline dwarfism.
In 2015, Grump Cat released the book, ‘Grumpy Cat: No-It-All: Everything You Need to No‘