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Instagram-Famous Pup, Puffie The Chow Has Died

At just 6 months old.

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Remember that viral video of the Chow Chow we all couldn't resist watching?

His little quirks had stolen the hearts of many

The fluffy Chow Chow, Puffie, had taken the Internet by storm

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However, the beloved canine was recently reported by his owners to have passed away

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Leaving his over 200,000 followers devastated.

His owners revealed the bad news on Instagram

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Image via Puffie The Chow

They want both themselves and Puffie's fans to move on.

Puffie The Chow was born in China on 13 February this year and moved to Malaysia in June when he was given to his owners as a birthday present

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Falling in love with their new furry friend, his owners started an Instagram and Facebook page to share their favourite pictures and videos of him.

His cuteness proved to be addictive, as his following on both accounts grew quickly.

He soon began to be known as the "world's cutest dog"

Image via Puffie The Chow
Image via Puffie The Chow
Image via Puffie The Chow

And avid followers of the #InstaPuppy hashtag would agree.

Comments on Puffie's social media accounts are now filled with mourning fans

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Image via Puffie The Chow

His death was a sudden shock that no one saw coming.

While Puffie's journey has ended, he'll always be remembered for the adorable ball of fluff he is

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Goodbye Puffie :(

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