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GRUMPY CAT™ will meet new namesake Webkinz™ on opening day of Toy Fair

Ganz debuts Grumpy Cat™ on Webkinz World™ playsite to coincide with feline’s first visit to Toy Fair

TORONTO, Ontario (February 6, 2014) - The world’s grumpiest feline, GRUMPY CAT™, makes her inaugral visit to NY Toy Fair when she appears at Ganz Booth 2923 on Sunday Feb 16. Grumpy Cat will be on hand to launch her new Webkinz plush and virtual character--the first celebrity to be so recognized on Webkinz World. Grumpy Cat Webkinz will be available in the Ganz eStore as Toy Fair opens, the weekend of February 15-16; the plush Webkinz pet will be intro’d soon after. Ganz has created an extensive line of GRUMPY CAT merchandise, including plush, luggage tags, mugs, magnets, coasters, stationery, signs, candles, door hangers and T-shirts. New items including a hand puppet, pillows and Grumpy Cat and Pokey figurines will be arriving this summer.

On Sunday February 16, Grumpy Cat will be in the Ganz Booth 2923 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm to grumpily ‘meet’ her fans and pose for photos. Open to all Toy Fair attendees.


About Grumpy Cat:

Internationally famous for her pessimistic yet hilarious photo memes and viral videos, Grumpy Cat has a rabid fan base and is a social media sensation, with over 3.4 million followers on Facebook. At less than 2 years old, GRUMPY CAT has received a 2013 WEBBY award and Friskies Lifetime Achievement Award, has a New York Times best-selling book and is the official spokescat for Friskies™.

About Ganz:

Ganz has been a leader in providing outstanding gifts worldwide for over 60 years. Ganz takes pride in offering a full range of products for everyday gifts as well as for every season. Ganz created Webkinz® pets and Webkinz World™, the first web-enabled toy and kids' virtual world. Ganz is located in Toronto, Canada; Ganz U.S.A. LLC has offices in Atlanta and Los Angeles.





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