Beloved ‘Doge’ Meme Dog Kabosu Passes Away

Kabosu, the Japanese dog who inspired the Doge meme, has died.

Kabosu, the cryptocurrency icon, passed away on May 24 at the age of 19

Atsuko Sato, his owner, confirmed the news of his death in a heartfelt blog post.

The beloved doge was diagnosed with cancer in the bile duct, bone marrow, and blood in 2022.

Kabosu was one of the most recognizable memes fame of its time.

The dog has been viral on social media memes as ‘Doge’ since 2010.

The picture of the Shiba Inu was used as a logo for the Dogecoin cryptocurrency in 2013.

Internet users wrote, “You will be missed, but your legacy lives on. Hope you continue to make people smile forever.”

Dogecoin has also paid tribute to the dog on social media.

 Kabosu’s farewell party will be held on May 26 at Narita City.