Kabosu, The Iconic Japanese Dog Who Inspired Dogecoin Dies At 18

New Delhi: Kabosu, the iconic Shiba Inu dog who inspired the viral “doge meme” and the cryptocurrency Dogecoin, passed away on Friday at the age of 18. The Japanese dog had been suffering from leukaemia and liver disease, after enjoying a decade of internet fame as the face of the viral “Doge” meme that later became Elon Musk’s favourite cryptocurrency, India TV reported.

“She quietly passed away as if asleep while I caressed her,” Atsuko Sato wrote in her blog, thanking the fans of her dog called Kabosu, the face of the “Doge” meme.

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