I decided it was time to to give the mane a trim.
Who better to do it than Aunt Mitzi?
With a little help from youtube's Sesame Street,
(I can't believe how effective the laptop is for pointing the head in the perfect direction. Tip head down? Place laptop on floor. Brilliant!)
We've got ourselves a trimmed, independent, less savage like creature.
I'm sure the large purple shiner on the forehead and the food and snot stains will definitely help his chances as a civilized person.
Welcome to society kid.