#1 By: Mark Frauenfelder, October 14th, 2013 15:49
#2 By: Christopher Waldrop, October 14th, 2013 15:57
I wonder if his services would also be available for regular flea and tick removal. It seems like it would be a lot healthier than regular doses of Frontline.
#3 By: Mellivora Capensis, October 14th, 2013 17:02
Primate hands were essentially evolved for the benefit of cats.
#4 By: Kevin Thoman, October 14th, 2013 17:27
This may be the cutest thing I have ever seen on the Internet. Shut it down, people; I'm contracting psychological diabetes.
#5 By: technogeek, October 14th, 2013 17:29
I'm amused by his running commentary on the process. Apparently that's a common "I'm grooming you" signal.... see also
Origin of "kiss, kiss, kiss"?
#6 By: welcomeabored, October 14th, 2013 17:33
I've always enjoyed their documentaries.
#7 By: kmoser, October 14th, 2013 18:01
Add a few splashes of tomato sauce to the cat's neck and you can turn this video into a Halloween theme real quick.
#8 By: Inquiry, October 14th, 2013 18:18
Those little lip-smacks are sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!
I've started making them, too. And I can't stop.
smack smack smack
#9 By: Lucy_Gothro, October 14th, 2013 18:20
I went to YouTube to post the original link in a group I belong to on Facebook, Crazy Cat Ladies, and got an error message that the video had been marked by some Facebook users as abusive! Really? I don't see how. I had no problem posting the link from BB, though; but the accompanying thumbnail doesn't match the video, LOL! Oh well, can't win 'em all.
#10 By: Lucy_Gothro, October 14th, 2013 18:21
I know, like little "nomnomnomnoms"!
#11 By: newliminted, October 14th, 2013 22:27
If you have ticks up your nose, however, you're on your own.
#12 By: bazilisk, October 14th, 2013 23:43
Probably because of the huge list of problems associated with people owning primates as pets. Many of them make terrible pets and die in the care, many are endangered with wild population numbers dwindling partially because of the pet trade, etc, etc. Still a cute video, and I'll just assume, to make myself feel better, that this is a captive-raised critter who is treated well, whose numbers are doing just fine in the wild.
#13 By: Derek Chan, October 15th, 2013 00:05
I'm thinking mother in law going "Tsk tsk tsk. Why aren't you taking better care of yourself?"
#14 By: Millo Lopez, October 15th, 2013 00:41
This video totally got my asmr going!
#15 By: Tim, October 15th, 2013 00:53
Misleading headline. That's actually a regular-sized Ape Man grooming a Snow Leopard.
#17 By: Manny, October 15th, 2013 08:58
I would love to the the companion video of the cat pinning the monkey down and washing his ears.
#18 By: Syndaryl, October 15th, 2013 13:36
Yep, lipsmack-smack-smack-smack is totally international simian for "relax and get your fur picked". It's a very friendly sound.
Mouth-to-mouth-with-tongue kissing's usually guessed to be related to food sharing, but kissing everywhere else is probably left-over grooming behavior in humans. Along with stroking and patting and playing with peoples hair.
Cat fur must be stimulus overload for a little monkey like that - lovely thick stuff with lots of tactile feedback
#19 By: Martin Pedraza, October 15th, 2013 17:59
and here i thought he just needed a glass of water.
#20 By: dloburns, October 15th, 2013 19:15
It's nice to see that monkey finally found it's way out of Ikea.
#21 By: Bob Corrigan, October 16th, 2013 00:34
What's ABUSIVE is the bill that damn little simian gave the cat. Unions!
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