updated 03/14/2014 AT 11:55 AM ET
•originally published 03/14/2014 AT 11:35 AM ET
How do you improve upon a masterpiece? Let Jimmy Fallon show you the way.
Two days after a video in which 20 strangers were asked to kiss for the first time went viral, The Tonight Show host debuted his reimagining of the clip on Thursday – starring puppies and kittens.
Dubbed “First Lick,” the black-and-white ode is every bit a recreation of the original, except that well, you can’t really art direct puppies and kittens. There are lip locks that land … and there are furbabies that would rather not be touched. But all in all, it’s too purr-recious to turn away.
The Tonight Show parody is the second such video to make waves on the Internet this week. Check out another, “First Sniff” by Mother London, below: