July 28, 2014 2:16 pm
Updated: July 30, 2014 6:28 am

Grumpy Cat to make holiday movie in Vancouver this summer

Grumpy Cat, pictured in July 2014.

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TORONTO — One of the most famous purrsonalities in the world is making a movie next month in Vancouver.

Cameras are set to roll on Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever from Aug. 16 to Sept. 9.

The Lifetime TV movie is about a cat who is purrpetually overlooked by pet store customers but develops a relationship with a 12-year-old girl.

The titular feline, who became an Internet sensation in September 2012, will play herself. Producers have not yet revealed who will provide her voice.

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Before jetting to Vancouver, the Phoenix-based Grumpy Cat (whose real name is Tardar Sauce) will appear in purrson (that’s enough - ed.) at the Indigo store at the Toronto Eaton Centre on Aug. 9 to promote her second book, The Grumpy Guide to Life: Observations by Grumpy Cat.

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The two-year-old mixed-breed cat has more than six million “likes” on Facebook.

Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever will directed by Tim Hill, who worked with a slightly more animated cat in 2006’s Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties.

It is scheduled to air on Lifetime during the holiday season.

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