Noodle the pug, who took the web by storm with TikTok recreation “no bones” in 2021, handed away at 14 and a half on Friday, in keeping with his proprietor, Jonathan Graziano.
Graziano took to TikTok, the platform the place Noodle stole followers’ hearts, to announce the beloved canine’s loss of life.
“It has been the privilege of my life to take care of Noodle these previous 7 years,” Graziano captioned the video. “The sweetest man there has ever been and can ever be.”
Noodle was at dwelling when it occurred and in Graziano’s arms, he mentioned within the TikTok.
“That is extremely unhappy, it is extremely troublesome,” Graziano mentioned tearfully. “It is a day that I at all times knew was coming however by no means thought would arrive.”
Graziano inspired followers to “rejoice him whereas we’re navigating this unhappiness.”
“He lived 14 and a half years, which is about so long as you’ll be able to hope a canine can, and he made thousands and thousands of individuals joyful,” he mentioned. “What a run. Thanks for loving him, thanks for embracing us.”
Final 12 months, the senior pup captivated TikTok with “no bones,” a recreation Graziano performed and recorded practically each morning to see if Noodle will rise up or just flop again over onto his doggie mattress.
If Noodle stood up on his personal, Graziano declared the day a “Bones Day.” If Noodle flopped over and refused to depart his mattress, it was a “No Bones Day” — an indication to let your self take a break and keep in.
Graziano’s “no bones” movies racked up thousands and thousands of views, and his account grew to 4.4 million followers.
Followers on Twitter are wishing Noodles farewell with the hashtag “BonesDay,” and commenting on Graziano’s video extending their condolences.
“It’s going to now and eternally be a bones day,” one fan commented on Graziano’s TikTok, which was favored 47,300 occasions.
Early this 12 months, it was introduced that Noodle would star in his personal kids’s image e-book, which was revealed in June.
“Noodle and the No Bones Day” options Noodle and Graziano navigating each Bones Days and No Bones Days to indicate youngsters that it’s “OK to not really feel 100% the entire time.”
Kalhan Rosenblatt and Morgan Sung contributed.