Cat Smells Foot, Doesn't Like It
Wash those feet, people. Why do feet smell so bad? Why do we judge the smell of gym socks so harshly? The answer of course is tiny microbes living on our bodies. The common brevibacteria that live on our feet thrive on dead skin cells, so the best way to cut down on odor is to exfoliate when you bathe. It's more than just vanity. Mosquitoes are attracted to the smell of our feet. Experiments with mosquitoes, feet and cheese have led to new developments in malaria prevention.
What's that about cheese? Well it turns out that Limburger cheese acts as a suitable decoy for the human foot. The source of the smell in the cheese is that same brevibacteria. But it's not just the famously stinky Limburger. Muenster is also known to host these tasty, but smelly micro-critters. Try not to think about that the next time you order a grilled cheese sandwich.
The cat in this video from a Japanese YouTuber is clearly not related to mosquitoes in any way.