I was cooking some ground beef and had gone to get something when Becker decided he HAD to lick the spatula, which I had laid down a good six inches away from the flame. So enthusiastic was his licking that he shoved it back onto the stove and, in the process, burned all the whiskers on his left, including the eyebrow ones. I grabbed him away before he could do any more damage, causing him much consternation as the idiot hadn't noticed he was getting singed and wanted to keep licking. He's left with short burned curly-ended whiskers and looks most ridiculous.
We now return you to your regularly scheduled life.