More than two million fans of the popular pug dog on TikTok marked the social media star’s death and flooded the owner’s page with messages of condolences.
The pug Noodle became famous on the “boneless” platform, a game its owner Jonathan Graziano plays nearly every morning, recording whether Noodle gets up or simply rolls over in bed. for your dog.
When Noodle failed, Graziano declared it a “boneless” day – and advised viewers not to take the risk. But when Noodles stand – the day known as “bones” day – it becomes a reason to celebrate.
But the 14-year-old’s tearful owner took to TikTok on Saturday to announce that he had passed away.
The red-eyed Graziano said, choking, “I’m sorry to tell you this, but Noodle passed away yesterday.
“He’s at home. He’s in my arms and this is so sad, so hard. It’s a day I always knew would come, but never thought it would come.”
Graziano’s “boneless” videos have garnered millions of views and his account has grown to 4.5 million followers.
Fans on Twitter are also blessing Noodle, with the hashtag #”BonesDay” and commenting on Graziano’s video, offering their condolences.
Doug the Pug wrote: “RIP Noodle The Pug. A great friend and a pug who has spread joy to millions. May it forever be a ‘backbone’ day”.
“Noodle has impacted so many people – he has made their days and weeks better. He’s amazing,” commented one fan on Graziano’s TikTok, which has been liked more than 2.4 million times.
Earlier this year, a children’s book featuring Noodle was published.
Graziano concluded in her tribute post: “I want to encourage you to congratulate him as we work through this sadness.
“He’s made millions of people happy – amazing! Thank you for loving him.”