Jonathan Graziano and Noodle the Pug

Jonathan Graziano Is Taking It 'One Day At A Time' After Noodle The Pug's Passing

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By Melanie VanDerveer on December 12, 2022 at 3:00 AM EST

Noodle the pug was loved by many. The news of his passing was tough for fans of the "No Bones Day" TikTok famous pup. Jonathan Graziano, Noodle's owner, is particularly taking the loss hard, but wanted to update the dog's fans on how he's doing.

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Noodle's Owner Jonathan Graziano Is Taking It 'One Day At A Time'

Jonathan Graziano and Noodle
JonGraz - TikTok

Graziano has a message for all of Noodle's loyal fans. A recently shared TikTok video updates everyone on how Graziano is handling his beloved pup's death a week after losing the sweet dog.

"Hi everyone. I just wanted to check in quickly and say thank you for all of the support and kindness and love that you have shown me this past week. It's been a very difficult week and I'm not, I don't know what to do with myself," he began his video.

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"I'm trying to take it one day at a time, and anyone who's ever lost a pet knows this feeling. It is horrible, um but it's worth it, it's worth it. He was such a special man and it really was the privilege of my life to care for him and see the impact that he's had on people and to see how you celebrated him in my comments, in your own videos, has helped to make an impossible week something I was able to do."

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He continued his tearful update by thanking everyone who's stood by him during this tough time and made the transition without Noodle a little easier. "So I just wanted to say thank you so much," he continued. "I'm hanging in there and thank you so much."

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Noodle's Fans Took To The Comments To Help Jonathan Graziano During This Tough Time

Jonathan Graziano and Noodle
Jongraz - TikTok

Many of Noodle's loyal followers had messages for Graziano on both Instagram and TikTok to try to help him through this tough transition. "Don’t be afraid to have a no bones day. Noodle taught us no hard pants on these days but when you are feeling bones, you treat yourself, my friend," one follower reminded him. Another added, "🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰 Noodle taught us all self care with the help of your voice. Take the time you need. He will always be with us!!"

Other followers had similar sentiments to share with the grieving pup owner. One fan wanted Graziano to remember he's not alone by writing, "Jon, YOU are special too! We share your grief, so you are not alone. Take the time you need. Noodle will ALWAYS LIVE in your heart & ours as well!" Another follower wrote, "You are such a bright example of love and kindness in the world. We love & support you, take care of yourself!"

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Jonathan Graziano Announced Noodle's Passing One Week Ago

Jonathan Graziano and Noodle the Pug
Johngraz - TikTok

On December 3, Graziano delivered the devastating news that the pup the Internet loved so dearly had passed away, therefore ending the "No Bones" or "Bones" day videos that many looked forward to each day.

"It has been the privilege of my life to care for Noodle these past 7 years. The sweetest man there has ever been and will ever be," the video that received 19.5 million views and more than 181,000 comments was captioned. Many TikTokers tried to help the "No Bones" creator during this sad time with videos in honor of Noodle and kind words in the comments section of his videos.

Jonathan Graziano and Noodle
Jonathan Graziano - Instagram
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Noodle made quite an impact on so many people while under Graziano's care for the past seven years of his life. In mid-May, Graziano showed off his book, "Noodle and the No Bones Day" with a big smile. Just a few weeks later, Noodle and his owner made an appearance on the Today Show.

A few weeks before Noodle's passing, Graziano shared his adoption story on TikTok in honor of November being "National Adopt A Senior Pet" month. "I adopted Noodle when he was 7-and-a-half years old. He is about to become 14-and-a-half years old," he said in the video. "So we're coming on seven years and I don't remember my life before him."

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