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Dog that became famous in the form of internet memes

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A Shiba Inu who earned global fame for starring in a viral meme is sick with leukemia and liver disease, her owner says.

In a series of Instagram posts this week, Atsuko Sato, a teacher who lives in Japan, said the 17-year-old pooch was in “a very dangerous condition” after being diagnosed with acute cholangiohepatitis, a type of inflammation in the digestive system, and chronic lymphoma leukemia, a blood c*ncer.

“Right now, the liver level is very bad and jaundice appears,” Sato wrote in one caption. “But antibiotics will definitely improve.”

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The dog, known by the name “Kabosu,” had stopped eating and drinking over the weekend but was beginning to get her energy back, Sato said.

Kabosu, a rescue dog, became an internet sensation after social media users began resharing a photo posted to Sato’s personal blog in 2010.

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Kabosu’s smirking face, side eyes and crossed paws were a hit online, often overlaid with comic sans text depicting what might be her inner dialogue. Users began referring to the image as “doge” and a global meme was born.

According to internet lore, the term “doge” first appeared in a 2005 episode of “Homestar Runner,” an animated web-based comedy series.

But the misspelled moniker took on another meaning in 2013 with the emergence of a titularly-branded cryptocurrency, Dogecoin.

The currency — which was supposed to be a joke — spiked in value years later when Elon Musk, the richest man on earth at the time, tweeted “Dogecoin is the people’s currency” and “no highs, no lows, only Doge.”

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