Cheems was not just a dog but connected the emotions of several thousand people with his viral memes. Shiba Inu became a famous dog within no time on the internet. With the help of his expressions and his smirky smile, it helps in creating several jokes and makes people laugh. According to the sources, he was known as a ‘Doge’ meme, which originated from the misspelling of the word ‘Dog’.
Talking about Cheems’ background, his real name was Balltze. He took birth in Hong Kong on November 11, 2011. In 2014, he relocated to Japan after he was adopted by a couple who moved to the country. The couple made his Instagram account and started sharing images of their dog, which garnered a lot of attention from people due to his expressions.
The Rise of Cheems
In 2017, the popularity of Cheems touched the sky after his picture of sitting on a chair and looking at a cheeseburger went viral in the country. The picture was captioned ‘Doge’ and it became viral within no time. People began adding various comments and captions such as Borgar, Can I has cheezburger?, Cheemsburger, and much more.
Later that year, Cheems face become as the synonym of ‘Doge’ and he also appeared in the various memes. One amazing thing is that his face was also used in a cryptocurrency called ‘Dogecoin’ which also used his image as its logo.
Cheems Death News
On 18 August 2023, the news got viral in the country that he died on Friday morning. He passed away during his last thoracentesis surgery. Because of this, his owner wanted chemotherapy for him but he died before that.
Don’t be sad, please remember the joy that Balltze brought to the world. A Shiba Inu with a round smiling face connecting you and me, he has helped many people during the pandemic and brought a lot of joy to many of you, but now his mission has completed.
All of you have been very generous and helpful, and I’m truly grateful to all of you, your love and support to Ball Ball is so unconditional and I found that is the purest love in the world.
The donation and brass pins money I have collected for the medical bills will be now donating to local animal charities. Thank you everyone, thank you, Balltze knows how much he was loved by all of you.”
As Cheems kept on making people laugh with his expression, his life was not that easy. He suffered several health-related issues including infections, dental issues, allergies, and much more. He also needs medication for his heart condition. Even though he was suffering from several things, he never lost the spirit of making people laugh.
According to various online sources, he was also diagnosed with Leukemia in December 2020, which is a type of blood cancer. His owners also shared his journey of battling cancer and undergoing surgeries on his social media handles.
The Legacy of Cheems
Millions of people mourned his death. He created his place in the heart of the people with his innocent and amazing face. His expressions are always loved by them. On social media, his fans shared their favorite posts and paid him tribute.
The owner of Cheems thanked the people for giving so much love to him during his entire life. They shared a big note on this death and said that he is flying freely in the sky and watching his fans through heaven. He brought a lot of happiness and smiles into the world.
Cheems has become immortal with his amazing Doge meme and took the internet by storm. His owners also said that he will continue to remember the nation with his never-ending memes.