How did you spend your Labor Day holiday weekend? Last hurrah at the beach? Sweating it out snapping up bargains at the mall? Bingeing on an entire TV series on Netflix? If you were a cat, there’s a large chance you were eschewing all of the above in lieu of the underrated joys of licking your human’s hair.
Yes, this is a thing.
Not convinced? Let these tongue-happy stars of Instagram woo you with their human-hair-licking antics.
This is little Helen Yeller, a kitten rescued in a snowstorm and a recent Monday Miracle. Marvel at Ms. Yeller’s fleetness of tongue!
Remember Jiji Bear, the tiny black kitten who found herself stuck on a Brooklyn rooftop? Well, before finding her forever home she was studying to become a feline hairdresser at the Scratching Pad foster home. She graduated with honors.
Double trouble! These two ginger tabbies love to team up and attack their owner’s barnet with much gusto and lashings of saliva.
For modern bros who enjoy taking topless selfies, the cat salon stylist is the preferred way to prep yourself for the cellphone camera.
Sometimes the power of a a good kitty hair licking is enough to make a human start meowing.
Prepare to be flabbergasted at this Swedish twist on the classic cat hair licking. So very liberal!
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About Phillip Mlynar: The self-appointed world’s foremost expert on rappers’ cats. When not penning posts on rap music, he can be found building DIY cat towers for his adopted domestic shorthair, Mimosa, and collecting Le Creuset cookware (in red). He has also invented cat sushi, but it’s not quite what you think it is.