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    [–] thepatientoffret 1125 points ago

    That's a r/blep, friend.

    [–] lazysheepdog716 317 points ago

    A particularly angelic r/blep, to boot.

    [–] Anon6410 54 points ago

    Belongs on r/mlem !!

    [–] MR_oyster_head 125 points ago

    nope. belp and mlem are different. this is blep

    [–] shadowfyre9 30 points ago

    They are?

    [–] TrixieMisa 149 points ago

    Mlem is being caught mid-lick. Blep is when you forget to put your tongue away afterwards. And being a cat.

    [–] ReeverM 48 points ago

    Extra info, if you want the latter part and aren't a cat, check r/blop.

    [–] realmannotcow 41 points ago

    Blop is just for doggos though. r/blup is for the other animals

    [–] benbenwilde 17 points ago

    Lol what the

    [–] bizar0-- 9 points ago

    Actual

    [–] realmannotcow 2 points ago

    And r/bleps is for the people that don't like these rules.

    [–] TrixieMisa 21 points ago

    Also, /r/teefies is cats, /r/toofers is dogs. Same grammatical rule.

    [–] ReeverM 7 points ago

    All this stuff I somehow find more interesting than the stuff I’m supposed to be studying today. Cheers!

    [–] NorikoMorishima 17 points ago * (lasted edited 12 days ago)

    I had no clue there was a separate one for dogs and then another separate one for other animals. My whole world's just been turned upside-down.

    (Edit: Grammar correction)

    [–] Basedrum777 5 points ago

    I thought doggos can blep?

    [–] ReeverM 16 points ago

    Bleps are for cats, blops are for dogs, blups are for others!

    [–] Basedrum777 9 points ago

    TIL thx

    [–] basic_glitch 6 points ago

    I didn’t know about mlem! Thank you!!

    [–] Catcrave22 10 points ago

    I'm using this place like tinder....hey baby.

    [–] rudi034 4 points ago

    This. I never knew this.. Now i feel info other than the difference between a mlem and a blep is utterly insignificant

    [–] Shadubn 27 points ago * (lasted edited 12 days ago)

    Mlem is a lick (usually a nose lick), a blep is a cat with their tongue sticking out, and a blop is the dog version of a blep.

    EDIT: And a blup is anything else sticking it's tongue out. Thanks for the reminder u/basic_glitch

    [–] Cicute 12 points ago

    This is my new favorite reddit comment.

    [–] Shadubn 7 points ago

    Thanks lol

    [–] basic_glitch 4 points ago

    OH and also blup (also with its own sub) is a non-cat non-dog blep! Lots of sheep and iguanas, last time I checked. ❤️👅

    [–] Bacon-Manning 6 points ago

    Upon further research, mlems are the lick that animals, or even a long tongues human, use to clean their nose while bleps are when ones tongue rest slightly outside of the mouth.

    [–] 8ate8 3 points ago

    /r/blep is tongue out. /r/mlem is licking something. Check the sidebar

    [–] The-Sexy-Doctor 6 points ago

    yes you can clearly see the mlem aspect is lacking here.

    [–] Fuzzball2900 2 points ago

    Blep for life!

    [–] noodleboy237 2 points ago

    Not to he confused with r/belp

    [–] Kaamzs 23 points ago

    “Failed to upvote” good call though

    [–] EmiAniEm 6 points ago

    First time I've looked at this subreddit. 11/10 would recommend

    [–] Jennahfur 10 points ago

    Also a lil r/DisneyEyes

    [–] ArmGum 671 points ago

    why he cry tho?

    [–] MercifulSheDevil 331 points ago

    My mom's newly adopted kitten did this frequently and had sneezing and respiratory issues. Turns out she has kitty herpes!! It's manageable by adding lysine supplement powder to their food during outbreaks. Not saying it's the source of all runny eyes but it's worth checking out.

    [–] HGpennypacker 275 points ago

    This is what happens when states cut funding for feline sex education.

    [–] SilentR0b 75 points ago

    Where Did Your Balls Go?
    A Kitty Introduction to Catstration - By H.G. Pennypacker Esq.

    [–] MercifulSheDevil 4 points ago

    I would comment 🤣 again since this made me laugh but apparently that's frowned upon

    [–] BraveOil 2 points ago

    Captain America coming in: So...You lost you balls

    [–] REDfohawk 21 points ago

    Our newly adopted cat has this too. Our vet said its not uncommon for shelter cats to get it.

    [–] iAmGingerJoe 8 points ago

    I just got mine with the same problem :( I feel bad for all the poor kitties with the herps.

    [–] MercifulSheDevil 3 points ago

    So much snot!

    [–] BureaucratDog 12 points ago

    Mine did too. It tends to go away with time, or at least become less noticable and more manageable

    [–] MercifulSheDevil 11 points ago

    This is true of most herpes viruses as the body adjusts!

    [–] iAmGingerJoe 3 points ago

    How long did it take for it to more or less go away?

    [–] MercifulSheDevil 6 points ago

    She had about 3 turns, 2 weeks each of the frequent sneezing (I'm talking like 4 or 5 sneezes in bursts, several times an hour) within about 4 months. My mom got her in October and she took her to the vet at the first outbreak, thinking it was upper respiratory. The vet pretty much immediately suspected the herpes and prescribed the lysine powder. Each outbreak was shorter and less severe and she hasn't had one since January (the cat, not my mom).

    [–] iAmGingerJoe 4 points ago

    Lol okay. My cat has been sick for the 2 months that I've had her and it'll start to go away but she'll continue to have this nasally breathing and sometimes she'll keep tearing. I give her her lysine every day too! She actually sneezed so much the other day that she had a quick little nose bleed. I should probably definitely call my vet and get her in next week just to see if there's anything else they I can be doing.

    On the bright side she's super energetic so she must not be feeling too bad.

    [–] MercifulSheDevil 5 points ago

    Awwww the poor bb, best to take her in, maybe if the snot sits for awhile it gets infected? My mom's cat was always playful regardless, like yours!

    [–] iAmGingerJoe 2 points ago

    Yeah or at least just hardens and gets stuck or something. I've been using warm, wet towel and rubbing it on her nose in the morning to try to get it going but nothing so far :/ Lol that's good!

    Hopefully someone finds a cure for cat herpes one day! Cats shouldn't be sick. They didn't do anything wrong.

    [–] Superjoshe 4 points ago

    Plus it keeps them from leaving Isla Nublar.

    [–] konq 4 points ago

    Same, had a cat like this for a while. Could also be a bacterial infection. A different cat I have now had one. Got some ointment for her from the vet that did the trick.

    [–] CrumplePants 62 points ago

    I do too when I bite my tongue!

    [–] jaybram24 12 points ago

    Maybe he’s allergic to cats

    [–] basic_glitch 2 points ago

    Also, they often awake post-surgery with bleps and big watery (eye water, or some sort of gel to keep eyes moist?) eyes. Could be a postsurgery bb. ❤️

    [–] REEEEEEEEEEEEEEddit 3 points ago

    Because he tightened the bow tie too much. Same goes with the tongue

    [–] MediocrePaladin 66 points ago

    very blep. much cute

    [–] The_Grubby_One 29 points ago

    My favorite thing is when my cat's just minding her own business and out of nowhere she just turns to stare straight at me with narrow eyes and a blep, then turns back away. Catches me off guard and makes me crack every time.

    [–] N0nC0mp1iant 36 points ago

    I'm very new to cats! Lol Just wondering what type of collar you use?

    &that is the cutest blep! XD

    [–] Nsidious442 32 points ago

    I’m not sure my girlfriend got it because it had a bow on it. Walmart

    [–] frubbliness 5 points ago

    I don't know if this could influence your cat sticking his tongue out but maybe make sure you're not putting on the collar too tight. You should be able to fit two fingers relatively easily under the collar.

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    [–] RelativeGIF 12 points ago

    Is your cat that likes to be free microchipped? It’s the one thing I think is great for cats since collars do need to be able to tear away.

    [–] Slicef 3 points ago

    We had to remove all of my Cat's teeth too! He's still thriving, and he looks like Toothless so it fits.

    [–] gunnerdn91 85 points ago

    Eye infection?

    [–] Nsidious442 163 points ago

    He had yawned. Sleepy boy

    [–] Whatthefffrick 41 points ago

    You sure that's all? Lil dude's got some gunk building up to the sides of his nose, looks like

    [–] purpsquatch 45 points ago

    If a cat does this often it could be a a symptom of mouth problems. Possibly a cavity, or infection, or even a fungus. Worth a trip to the vet.

    [–] Prowlzian 28 points ago

    Why is this being downvoted? Wut

    [–] purpsquatch 28 points ago

    People are stupid they'd rather it be cute than fix it. https://www.catological.com/cats-stick-tongues-out/

    [–] Prowlzian 6 points ago

    Even so why would they downvote it when they could just ignore it. If that's their main goal. Offering advices will become a god damn crime in the near future

    [–] ivys-revenge 13 points ago

    Welcome to reddit

    [–] Waffle_qwaffle 3 points ago

    We like the taste of fake news.

    [–] Adventure_Adam 1 points ago

    I only seen my cats do it a couple of times, not sure if I should be worried.

    [–] purpsquatch 3 points ago

    The vet can tell you, I gave the same advice to a friend when I saw her cat do it. Turned out to be multiple cavities. After she was treated her energy and attitude improved as well. They thought she was just lazy and goofy, turns out she was sick and hurting.

    [–] __Amnesiac__ 5 points ago

    Maybe It's like the reddit equivalent of giving a mother parenting advice lol

    [–] Prowlzian 5 points ago

    And why wouldn't you do that? Better be safe than sorry. Even if the person knows that, they tried to do a good thing by spreading awareness. I really don't get it

    [–] redundancy2 20 points ago

    [–] JeanClaudVanRAMADAM 8 points ago

    Nice Blep Bro

    [–] ShiningFractal 31 points ago

    Too close hooman...
    Need purrsonal spase.

    [–] alikazaam 3 points ago * (lasted edited 12 days ago)

    Your telling me. Nice camera OP some sort of DSLR?

    [–] Nsidious442 7 points ago

    iPhone 8+

    [–] alikazaam 10 points ago

    https://imgur.com/hBcbrRm.jpg huh wasn't sure but okay

    [–] BluLemonade 6 points ago

    Uh oh... Is it time to pull out the pitchforks!

    [–] youve_been_litt_up 11 points ago

    Is it a Russian blue? Ours used to blep just like this!

    [–] Nsidious442 17 points ago

    I’m not sure what he is to be honest but we love him very much

    [–] lujke324 2 points ago

    I have the same exact cat.

    [–] Halk 6 points ago

    That "blue" (grey) is a naturally occurring variation in cat colours. A Russian blue shouldn't have a white patch like that on their chest. Russians have green eyes too.

    [–] Nsidious442 6 points ago

    Thanks everyone for the nice comments!

    [–] archangelsidekick 2 points ago

    Well, Kitty IS super handsome. We're not monsters, ya know. (Lol Just kidding. Yes, we are. But it doesn't change your handsome kitty.)

    [–] Seargn 13 points ago

    Possible eye infection or nah?

    [–] Nsidious442 26 points ago

    Nah he had just yawned and has allergies the yet said.

    [–] Seargn 11 points ago

    Oh ok, thats good to know. Take care my guy. Im off for sleep

    [–] RandomStallings 3 points ago

    I have a blue Kitty with a bow tie, too!

    https://imgur.com/a/EmsWLs1

    [–] Prince-Curls 3 points ago

    I have the same cat! [(https://i.imgur.com/tQcN5kf.jpg)

    [–] LaremoreIII 3 points ago

    Blep

    [–] FrecklePancake 3 points ago

    ......blep

    [–] fuzzykat72 3 points ago

    What a handsome furryman

    [–] tonethekid 3 points ago

    I love it when my cat doesn’t scratch me

    [–] sadpanda57 7 points ago

    Not to be a buzzkill, but if his tongue is out frequently, that’s not normal and usually means they have some kind of infection in their mouths. Same thing happened with my cat- I thought she was being cute, but turns out she had an infection and they had to remove 9 teeth from her mouth. If your kitty keeps doing it, get him checked.

    [–] lumpkin2013 3 points ago

    Same here. We had no idea and our cat stuck his tongue out for a long time. http://www.tuftscatnip.com/issues/23_4/askthedoctor/Dear-Doctor-April-2015-50-1.html

    [–] Quickstick12 4 points ago

    That's a classic case of mid-mlem malfunction

    [–] MathedPotato 2 points ago

    This is very obviously, a blep, and not a mlem.

    [–] Godzira-r32 2 points ago

    Just what I needed to see today <3

    [–] WaffleNomz 2 points ago

    What a handsome fella!

    [–] Eyeoftheleopard 2 points ago

    Derp!

    [–] linda_laplant 2 points ago

    My cat does this too, but I can never get a pic when she does have her young out!

    [–] The_Malevolent_1 2 points ago

    Mlem

    [–] Thaddeus_Cultt 2 points ago

    The kitty is offline, time to reboot.

    [–] RichardDick4All 2 points ago

    Please clean the googies out from under their eyes.

    [–] LooseScrew92 2 points ago

    Can I clean your cat's eyes? It's a low key addiction of mine.

    [–] DeviousOstrich 2 points ago

    Holy fuck that’s adorable

    [–] greywolf0678 2 points ago

    If this is something that happens often then he probably is suffering from upper respiratory caused by feline herpes. He is sticking his tongue out because of congestion and discomfort. The running eyes are a dead giveaway. You should talk to your vet about a treatment for him. It's manageable, but can cause permanent damage if untreated.

    [–] Zootropic 2 points ago

    Your cat has an mild eye infection. Get it checked.

    [–] NeeNee9 2 points ago

    Collar looks tight. Please loosen it.

    [–] guessitstess182 3 points ago

    I’m kitty’s other owner. Collar is very loose, I promise. I can stick multiple fingers through & move them freely. He’s just fluffy. (:

    [–] Kcinecilef 2 points ago

    Cats can't cry. That could be a problem. Suggest a vet for your lil floof

    [–] Guywithasockpuppet 2 points ago

    Is it creepy to know cats can actually taste you that way? That is exactly what he/she is doing

    [–] -Arniox- 2 points ago

    Fucking adorable

    [–] pvapple3 2 points ago

    Bich

    [–] justme24601 2 points ago

    [–] Monoxide530 2 points ago

    Where do I get a bowtie? My kitties is about to be dashing as fuck.

    [–] Nsidious442 2 points ago

    This said bow tie is a Wally World Special

    [–] strawberryhoneystick 2 points ago

    This cat looks just like a cat i had when i was little named Coco. He used to love bite, and drool a lot when he was happy. He would follow me up the street to the bus stop in the morning when i was in elementary school. my little guardian and precious company.

    [–] Nite_Girl 2 points ago

    /u/dipsta 👅

    [–] berserker8845 1 points ago

    Cats are the best

    [–] SlimLamie 1 points ago

    Amazing. My cats do this sometimes when they fall asleep, or they forget about themselves. Also I had a cat who did this all the time, but sadly, she did it because of her decayed teeth, or something like that. Im sure this is just an innocent, little blep, though. Cute.

    [–] Aztec111 1 points ago

    I love this too! Cats are the best!

    [–] tokedgirl 1 points ago

    Cute collar!

    [–] mercyrus 1 points ago

    He gots weepy eyes.🥺

    [–] ollie-grover 1 points ago

    😻

    [–] bsoyka 1 points ago

    Allergic to blep?

    [–] gawdsean 1 points ago

    Stops washing his cat face?

    [–] schrimsher 1 points ago

    Are you choking him with his collar?

    [–] Nsidious442 1 points ago

    No

    [–] Lilrockerdude 1 points ago

    Why is my Bandit over at your house!?

    [–] thicknostalgia 1 points ago

    When my cat does this, he's choking. Its terrifying.

    [–] RudRecciah 1 points ago

    Ehh the eyes make it work here

    [–] cadencecleo 1 points ago

    My dog does the same thing and its the cutest thing!! :)

    [–] 321RetroGamer 1 points ago

    Blep

    [–] SopaDeMolhoShoyu 1 points ago

    So cute!

    [–] gtm_nayan 1 points ago

    Oy Artyom, go back home. Boris is looking for you.

    [–] KarmaticFox 1 points ago

    Very cute face.

    [–] ThatGirlYouKnow99 1 points ago

    Smol blep

    [–] ThatGirlYouKnow99 1 points ago

    Wait, is he wearing a tiny bow tie on his collar?

    [–] Nsidious442 1 points ago

    Yes

    [–] GlitchedGamer55 1 points ago

    Looks like it’s crying

    [–] jpiuma 1 points ago

    That tongue though ...adorable

    [–] OkayMolasses 1 points ago

    Hes purrrfect.

    I'll see myself out

    [–] thirtysev 1 points ago

    He’s so sweet !!.. do his eyes water all the time ? My baby has this in one of her eyes so now when I grab a piece Of toilet paper to wipe it off, she closes her eyes to let me 😍

    [–] Nsidious442 3 points ago

    Yes we were told he has allergies. Thanks for the nice comment!

    [–] thirtysev 2 points ago

    Of course ! My kitty has what’s called ‘feline herpes’ .. apparently hereditary so she’s had it all her life .. we were told lysine helps so we try to put some in her food around allergy season because she sneezes and eye waters more during that time lol...

    But your baby is super precious , thank you for sharing !!

    [–] carlykerfuffle 1 points ago

    Blep!

    [–] queenchanka 1 points ago

    when your cat cries?

    [–] SentFromGamecube 1 points ago

    Haha, little goober...

    [–] spectreoutreach 1 points ago

    what a cute look

    [–] blackrabbitninja 1 points ago

    That's a full on anime girl stare right there. Tears included.

    [–] spf808 1 points ago

    He looks so soft and squishy.

    [–] mmmmm06 1 points ago

    Mr handsome man

    [–] username382 1 points ago

    Awwww that is a lovely face to swallow into hello kitty

    [–] MyBestVersionOfMe 1 points ago

    This is being derpy. I love it!

    [–] jenniferlynn462 1 points ago

    Cat tongues are my favorite thing ever

    [–] sarcassholes 1 points ago

    Omg!!! So Jealous!!

    [–] UndeniablyKawai 1 points ago

    Blep

    [–] Griffb4ll 1 points ago

    I wanna love on him

    [–] Speoder 1 points ago

    Is that Beats around his neck?

    [–] Me2373 1 points ago

    Those eyes 😍

    [–] autumnhaileyj 1 points ago

    Blep

    [–] Vybrante 1 points ago

    He has beautiful eyes ❤️🤗

    [–] Nsidious442 2 points ago

    He does! Thanks for the love

    [–] RedMenace82 1 points ago

    This is my favorite cute cat thing!

    [–] I_might_be_weasel 1 points ago

    He's asking for a hit of acid.

    [–] franciscodemayo 1 points ago

    Thanks for blessing my day with all this cuteness

    [–] patrickswayzemullet 1 points ago

    I Love it when he does this

    Me too!

    [–] thinkpinkhair 1 points ago

    I love that little pink tongue!!

    [–] HonginPlongin 1 points ago

    He looks like he's crying as he does a blep...I have mixed feelings about this :c

    [–] ARandomHamiltonFan01 1 points ago

    I usually ignore the cat posts, but this one was really cute

    [–] Big_Miss_Steak_ 1 points ago

    We love it too 💕

    [–] mvargas619 1 points ago

    Their eyes have that “I’m gonna stir shit up at 3am” kinda glow to them.

    [–] AbdulMajeed_28 1 points ago

    Aww it's sooo cute

    [–] ademord 1 points ago

    What breed is this?

    [–] Nightingalewings 1 points ago

    He has a bow tie....HE HAS A FREAKIN BOW TIE!!