Kabosu: The Shiba Inu Dog That Inspired 'Doge' Meme Is Seriously Ill

Who is Kabosu?

Kabosu, a 17-year-old Shiba Inu, shot to internet stardom in 2010 after people began sharing a photo of her posing with a quizzical expression and crossed paws

'Doge' Meme

The meme that apparently depicted Kabosu’s inner monologue later inspired the creation of the Dogecoin cryptocurrency in 2013

‘Get Well Soon Kabosu’

The owner of the internet-famous dog says she has received a global outpouring of love since revealing her dog was suffering from leukemia

Kabosu's Critical Condition

Kabosu’s owner Atsuko Sato, a kindergarten teacher from Japan, revealed on Instagram she was in 'a very dangerous condition' after being diagnosed with a form of blood cancer

Kabosu's owner posted an update on 27 December to say Kabosu’s appetite had returned and she was drinking water again

Kabosu's Health Update

Musk's Backing For Dogecoin

Dogecoin's value was sent soaring after receiving the backing of billionaire Elon Musk post Covid, who declared its value was 'going to the moon' in a series of tweets

Dogecoin As
Payment System

Elon Musk claimed he would accept Dogecoin as payment for Tesla merchandise and on his space exploration company SpaceX

Kabosu NFT

An NFT featuring Kabosu’s famous furry face sold for $4 million in 2021

Dogecoin Value on December 29

On Dec 29 at 10 pm IST, Dogecoin was trading at Rs 5.88 as against its lifetime high of Rs 46.6 seen on May 7, 2021

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