Looked at a slideshow once...it was awful

Ryan Joe, DMN senior editor, channels the Grump

Elyse Dupré, DMN staff writer, is super bummed

Al Urbanski, DMN senior writer, is not a happy camper

Diego gets caught up on the news

Allison Schiff, DMN web editor, refuses to turn that frown upside down

Deborah Hartley, DMN account manager, is a mite peeved

Ginger Conlon, DMN editor-in-chief…well, she’s all smiles

Jonathan Prezant, DMN contributing writer, is having none of it

Nel Malikova, DMN contributing writer, is feeling a bit crabby

Nicole Marshall, DMN event coordinator, would rather not, thanks

René Serulle, DMN publishing coordinator, is in a bad humor

Caroline Bulger, DMN social media intern, has a few gripes

Livvie Zurlini, Haymarket graphic designer, feels a tad down

Alison Abate, Haymarket design associate, is not pleased

...and, finally, the real Grumpy Cat in all her glory (Photography by Christopher Barr)

The Direct Marketing News staff pays homage to the grumpiest cat around. She also happens to be on the cover of our July issue. Our challenge to you: Take a photo of yourself looking grumpy and tweet us @dmnews or send your pic to allison.schiff@dmnews.com. If it's grumpy enough (a panel of in-house grumpiness experts will be convened to weigh in), we'll add your photo to the slideshow.

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