Jonathan Graziano introduced his canine, Noodle, died on Friday, December 2. He was 14.
“He was at house, he was in my arms. That is extremely unhappy. It’s extremely tough,” Graziano stated in an emotional video uploaded through TikTok on Saturday, December 3. “It’s a day that I at all times knew was coming however by no means thought would arrive.”
Noodle’s proprietor added that he hoped followers would nonetheless have a good time the canine’s lengthy life.
“Though that is very unhappy, I wish to encourage you to have a good time him whereas we’re navigating this unhappiness,” Graziano stated. “He lived 14 and half years, which is about so long as you may hope a canine can and he made thousands and thousands of individuals comfortable. What a run. Thanks for loving him.”
He captioned the video, noting that he introduced the beloved canine house from a canine rescue when Noodle was already an grownup: “It has been the privilege of my life to take care of Noodle these previous 7 years. The sweetest man there has ever been and can ever be. ❤️.”
Noodle turned a TikTok star among the many pandemic. He typically forecasted if it was a going to be a “bones” day or “no bones” day. Graziano would get Noodle out of his mattress and if the pug flopped again down, it was a “no-bones” day, that means viewers ought to take it straightforward and loosen up. If he stood up, it was a “bones” day, encouraging followers to take dangers.
“A bones day is a day the place you simply must go after your ambition or a process you had been outing off,” Graziano defined throughout a Immediately look in October 2021. “A no bones day is a day if you simply permission to put on comfortable garments, self-care, take a shower.”
He informed CNN later that month, “I had completely no thought this is able to develop into the barometer by which the nation foretold how their day was going to go. … I believe it’s simply been a very nice cause for folks to both get off the bed within the morning or to take higher care of themselves.”
Noodle’s final “bones” day was simply 4 days earlier than his demise.
“Good night everybody. That is uncooked footage. Noodle simply walked a whole metropolis block. He simply walked a whole metropolis block,” Graziano stated excitedly. “I don’t suppose it’s one thing he’s performed since — he hasn’t performed it since, like, 2020. So we’re formally having a bones night. I repeat, we’re having a bones night. Regardless of how your day went, pull it to collectively. We’ve bought bones. You guys, I’m so proud! He’s so spry.”
Noodle has greater than 4.5 million TikTok followers and over 277,000 Instagram followers. The pup’s reputation impressed Graziano’s New York Instances bestselling kids’s e-book, Noodle and the No Bones Day, which was printed in June.