Bones or no bones? The internet's mood is now determined by Noodle the pug

Groundhog's Day, horoscopes and tarot cards can all take a backseat to Noodle the pug.The senior pup has captivated TikTok with "no bones," a game his owner Jonathan Graziano plays and records nearly every morning to see if Noodle will stand up or simply flop back over onto his doggie bed.When Noodle flops over, Graziano declares it a "no bones" day — and advises his viewers not to take any risks. But when Noodle, who is 13, stands — aka "bones" day — it becomes cause for celebration.
@jongraz

hope you all have the best Monday! 🔮🦴 ##nobones ##bonesday ##pug ##noodletok ##monday

♬ original sound - Jonathan

"Good morning, everyone, and welcome back to yet another round of 'no bones,' the game where we find out if my 13-year-old pug woke up with bones, and we also kind of find out how our day is going to go," Graziano says at the start of most of his "no bones" videos.

Make a DIY Dog Sling for Added Support. Does your dog have arthritis or weak limbs? If your dog needs some extra support getting up & around you can make your own dog sling to help.

"Oh, my gosh! Oh my, gosh! We have bones!" Graziano declared in a recent video, in which Noodle stands up.Graziano's "no bones" videos have racked up millions of views, and his account has grown to 1.7 million followers. The hashtag "BonesDay" has been viewed more than 33.8 million times as of Monday, and "#BonesOrNoBones" has been viewed more than 2.1 million times. "No bones" was even trending on Twitter Monday.Some fans of Noodles are also posting their own videos, joking that they now wait on the pup to determine if they should partake in certain activities, like going to work, texting their crush or treating themselves to a shopping spree.

Once your dog has removed all of the fabric from the ball, you can stuff the scraps right back in!

Emmaline Childs, 37, said she first saw Graziano's videos of Noodle a few weeks ago, and fell in love with the sweetness of the "no bones" game. The first time Childs saw Noodle, it was a "no bones" day. But that didn't deter her from following the account."It just felt like, man, even on a 'no bones' day it doesn't have to be a bad day. We're just going to take it easy," Childs told NBC News. "From the start it just felt so warm and comforting."Eventually, Childs, of Minneapolis, made her own video about Noodle, joking that although Mercury might be in retrograde, "the pug had bones!"

Source: Psychology Today

Childs' video, posted last week, was among the first viral videos to reference Noodle's "no bones" game. Her TikTok has been viewed more than 1.2 million times as of Monday, and the audio from that video has been used in hundreds of videos about Noodle.

Watch this dog and his owner play a very lazy game of fetch

Sept. 20, 202100:25Samuel Laughton, 22, first saw Noodle after seeing other TikTokers posting about whether it was a "bones" or "no bones" day.Laughton, of London, England, said he found the hype around Noodle to be infectious. He said he started waking up earlier to learn if it's a "bones" or "no bones" day.

Play a Nice Interactive Game of Tug With Your Dog. A 5 minute game of tug works wonders for tiring out your dog & letting him get rid of some of that pent up energy. (and no – it won’t make your dog aggressive despite the old myth)

He also made his own video about Noodle, in which he describes not knowing if he should head to his university because he's unsure if it's a "bones" or "no bones" kind of day. As of Monday, Laughton's video has been viewed more than 282,000 times.

"I love the whole community behind it because people are actually getting inspired or de-energized due to how Noodle actually feels on the day," he said. "It's fascinating."

Graziano and Noodle did not immediately respond to a request for comment made by NBC News. But Monday was a "bones" day, so they were likely busy.

This story first appeared on NBCNews.com.