Despite cruel Twitter rumors that he had died in his sleep or drowned in a duck pond, ultra-cute pup Boo the Pomeranian is very much alive and well and recently posted a statement on Facebook to prove it. Yay! Were you as distraught as us when you heard the false reports?

Rumors of Boo’s demise began circulating on Twitter yesterday. “Boo The Dog Has Died,” tweeted one user. “OK, so I just saw the photo of Boo dead in the duck pond. It’s horrible. Poor little thing. I’m tearing up,” wrote another.

But the six-year-old Pomeranian, who has nearly four million Facebook fans and a book deal, was quick to point out that reports of his death had been greatly exaggerated. The little guy (or more likely his human rep) posted the following to Facebook:

So, rest assured that Boo’s impossible cuteness lives on. To commemorate this happy event, dry your eyes and have a look at some adorable photos of Boo below.