CryptoKitties Founder Cat Sells for Nearly $100,000
CryptoKitties, a cat breeding NFT project created in 2017, saw its volume spike today after a Founder cat (Kobe #24) sold for 72 ETH, or slightly more than $88,000, today.
The seller, ZeyuC_ETH received the NFT from a transfer two years ago. The transferer bought the NFT for 50 ETH five years ago. The buyer is DukeOfEther.
There are only 100 Founder cats in the entire collection. These NFTs all come with stories.
"What's up," the description reads. "I'm Kobe. I believe the world is flat. My secret indulgence is steak. In time you'll learn how purrfect I am."
The cheaper Founder cat for sale right now is #92 at 42.539 ETH. There are only three cats listed under 100 ETH. It currently costs 2.909 to breed with Founder cat #46, the lowest available on CryptoKitties official website.
CryptoKitties was developed by Dapper Labs, which is now responsible for digital sports card companies NBA Top Shot, NFL All Day, UFC Strike, and more.