Famed Shiba Inu dog who inspired ‘doge’ meme is critically ill with leukemia: ‘Get well soon Kabosu’

Kabosu’s owner has thanked well-wishers for the outpouring of love: ‘It’s going to be alright. Because we get our power from all over the world’

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The owner of an internet-famous dog who inspired the “doge” meme says she has received a global outpouring of love since revealing her popular pooch was suffering from leukemia.

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

The meme was typically overlaid with sc