Footage of a man using a sleeping cat to clean his dirty shoes has sparked debate online between those who liked the clip and those who were outraged.
The video was captured in Kazakhstan and shows the unidentified man using the resting feline as a brush to clean his shoes.
The cat, which appears quite dazed as it is picked up, is brushed backwards and forwards over the man's shoes, as his friends laugh in the background.
The cat appears quite dazed as it is picked up and then used as a brush to clean the man's shoes
The man then changes feet so that the cat is used on the other shoe, before he puts it back down on the ground and allows it to run off.
The video was posted to the internet where it quickly received more than 11,000 likes on Instagram.The controversial nature of the footage provoked a lot of criticism among other internet users, however.
In fact, many people expressed their sad feelings for the cat despite the high number of approving votes.
The cat is brushed backwards and forwards over the man's shoes, as his friends laugh in the background
User v.alenka2015 wrote: 'This guy suffers from moronism (sic).'
While abduganyevna said: 'I feel so bad for the cat.'
A third user, alexanderr-popov, added: 'Such an idiot, but the amount of likes is incredible.
'My question is who is more of a moron, the ones that made it or the people who liked this video?'
The video was posted Instagram where it received more than 11,000 likes but also much criticism