Greetings world... This is anonymous... We just got sad news to report... Our dear friend Marty the cat who was the inspiration for Nyan cat has died... so we want to deliver our respect and dedication to our beloved friend and for his loved ones

The Nyan Cat meme is one the most popular in Internet culture. The meme features an 8-bit cat flying across the sky as a rainbow follows. Marty The Cat was the inspiration for the popular video and he passed away on the 2 november 2012 . The cat was nearly 3 years old and was diagnosed with Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP), which is an incurable disease.

Marty's owner, and the Nyan Cat creator Chris Torres had adopted Marty in 2010. He also adopted another cat named Buster and that cat died from FIP soon afterwards. Chris Torres said that Marty was acting strange last week so he immediately took the cat to the vet.

"Even with the medical treatment he received he still deteriorated quickly. I've been force feeding him and keeping him warm for three days,

You are an inspiration to heros that we keep going on no matter what... For the lulz!

Rest In Peace Marty!

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Originally posted to Anonymous Dkos on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 04:30 PM PST.

Also republished by PWB Peeps.

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