cheers is a Japanese Shiba Inu dog breed that went viral in 2017 through hundreds of memes, stickers and videos. However, the beloved internet figure has health issues and was recently diagnosed with pancreatitis.
“I haven’t been active lately as Balltze (the puppy’s real name) has been sick since May 10. He vomited everything and also continued with diarrhea. He was diagnosed with pancreatitis after the first blood test on May 13. This morning his symptoms were getting worse, so we took him to the MVC City University Emergency Room.” It could be read on his official Instagram account on May 19.
The family that welcomed Balltze is from Hong Kong, China since he was a puppy and He is currently 11 years old.Cheems’ health update shocked millions.
Although since that day there have been no new updates from cheershis family made it clear that the studies conducted did not indicate that the beloved dog’s health was at maximum risk.
“I did a second blood test and x-rays, the result of the blood test was more encouraging and x-rays also appear normal. We are now waiting to schedule an ultrasound for further investigation.”
Inflammation of the pancreas in this species produces fatigue, loss of appetite and dehydration; it is therefore crucial to deal with it in time and thus avoid the death of the veterinary patient in question.
According to the website of the UNAM-Banfield veterinary hospital, faced with this assignment “Constant revisions must be made to know the animal’s response to treatment and to ensure that it does not suffer secondary complications of pancreatitis, it would also require medical treatment.
Cheems are already showing some of these symptoms, so their owners preferred to wait a bit to alert their followers, as they didn’t want them to be afflicted, despite this. many netizens expressed their empathy with the puppy:
“My family loves you, I love you ball ball, please get well soon.” Yes “Take care of Balltze and his family. Don’t worry about not telling us right away, we understand. I’m so sorry that Ball is sick” are just some of the messages of the publication, which accumulates more than 60,000 reactions on this social network.
“He’s still hungry and energetic, but not as active as before. As parents, we are tired of seeing Ball act this way. We’ve been slow to tell everyone on the internet because we don’t want you, our friends, to worry too much. I will keep updates on Boule Boule, in the meantime take care all of you. Mayo wasn’t nice to our friends at Shibe.finished his concierge.
On their Instagram account, Balltze’s family constantly shares photos of the dog’s games and daily routines, which is a small version of the Akita breed, one of Japan’s oldest. Due to air raids and distemper, the Shiba Inu were on the verge of extinction during the Second World War.
The Shiba Inu specimen is the protagonist of thousands of memes that have had international reach, so his fans showed sadness and made images to express their support for the popular animal. “Name may be, Cheems is sick”, “#FuerzaCheems” and “Band, Cheems is sick.” were some of the comments that accompanied these photos.
The image of the puppy is recurring in social media chats. in particular to emphasize that a situation gives “anxiety” or what is “gorgeous”always modifying the words with the letter “M” of his name.
The Internet phenomenon has even led Internet users to “cheemsifier” to those who generate polemics to make fun of them. This term means to mix the face of the person with the face of Cheems through a montage.