Nyan Cat (also known as Cat Tart Pop )> is an Internet meme, consisting of an 8-bit animated gif of a gray flying cat with a pink pop-tart body, with a rainbow behind it, or a video of the animated image with a remixed version of Nyanyanyanyanyanyanya music!
The chat was animated by Christopher Torres under the pseudonym "PRguitarman"> April 2, 2011>. He did it to make it cute. The YouTube user, saraj00n, combined the chat animation with the Nyanyanyanyanyanyanya sound version! posted on Nico Nico Douga by user saraj00n on a video and sent to YouTube on April 5, 2011. lang = "ja"> も も も も put on line its version of the sound Nyanyanyanyanyanyanyanya !, made with Momone Momo (a UTAU), on Nico Nico Douga on January 31, 2011>. The original sound, designed with vocaloid Hatsune Miku ( < > ) , was uploaded by daniwellP on Nico Nico Douga on July 25, 2010 and he called it Nyanyanyanyanyanyanya! >>>. The lyrics of the song refer to the Japanese onomatopoeia of meowing: nya ( ニ ャ ー > ) .
According to Christopher Torres, it was his gray cat Marty, collected in May 2010, which inspired him the Nyan Cat. The death of the latter, November 1, 2012, tweeted by the author, has been the subject of several articles on the web.
Nyan Cat has increased in popularity after being highlighted on the Tosh.0> blog. Later, the The Annoying Orange site made a parody of the video that popularized it, giving rise to new derived videos, some long several hours.