How did George the monkey die? TikTok's favorite pet was with Texas couple for 10 years

TikTok famous pet monkey George had 500,000 followers on Instagram and  17.6 million followers on TikTok


                            How did George the monkey die? TikTok's favorite pet was with Texas couple for 10 years
George was famous on social media as the monkey that rips open packages (Instagram @heresyourmonkeycontent)

Internet is mourning the death of George, a monkey who went viral on TikTok for opening parcels. George the monkey was highly popular on social media giants such as TikTok and Instagram. TikTok's pet monkey George aka Georgie Boy had more than 500,000 followers on Instagram and 17.6M followers on TikTok.

George was famous on social media as the monkey that rips open packages from fans. He often received mail from people all over the world containing toys and snacks. Earlier on June 8, George's Instagram account @heresyourmonkeycontent informed the fans that their lovely pet monkey has died.

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The black-capped capuchin named George was a family pet owned by a couple in Texas who documented his life and posted videos on TikTok.They originally bought George as a service animal for their mother who had a very painful nerve disorder called CRPS. He had lived with them for over 10 years.

How did George die?

In an emotional video montage posted on Instagram and TikTok, the couple announced the news of George's demise. "We have some devastating news. George went to the vet for a regular check-up on his teeth. During, there were complications with the anesthesia, starting a long fight for his life," they said. "Through the fight, George was sent thousands of thoughts and prayers with the hope that he would make it,” they added. Revealing the time of George's death to be 4pm on June 7, they concluded the video and wrote, "George was a light when things seemed dark. And he was a reminder of the love that exists in all of us. Though the fun-loving life of George has left, his spirit of hope and love lives on. We love you, George."

'RIP George you'll always be in our hearts'

Devastated fans swarmed social media with consoling messages for their favorite pet monkey. One fan wrote, "I’m heartbroken, George the monkey passed away yesterday. I’m really sad right now bc he made me smile during sad days, I’m gonna mis him a lot Rest In Peace George you’ll always be in our hearts." Another user tweeted, "George the Monkey (@heresyourmonkeycontent on TikTok) passed away yesterday. I can’t lie I’m heartbroken rn cause that monkey made me smile during some sad days." One tweet read, "George the monkey died and now I am convinced that there is no good in this world."

One saddened fan commented, "George the monkey on tik tok died what do i have to live for anymore." Another wrote, "Woke up to the news that George the monkey from tiktok passed away from complications with the anesthesia during a routine teeth cleaning and I am not okay."



 



 



 



 



 

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