He risked it all for only 250k views.

"Cougar Town: Population Josh!" (via YouTube)

Josh Newell was peeking around the closed-off Cougar exhibit at the Columbus Zoo when he noticed that "the cats were looking like they wanted some love." Did Josh just stand there and let those felines wallow in their own loneliness? No. He didn't. Because he is a self-proclaimed "animal lover" with a heart. He hopped over their barrier and started petting them through the wire fences, capturing the whole thing on YouTube:

Sources: NBC4i