By Samantha Grillo @_samanthagrillo

MONKEY mum Teresa Bullock pampers pet Angel - by giving her a full face of MAKE-UP

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Footage: Misfitland
Producer: Jack McKay, Chloe Browne
Editor: Joshua Douglas

Monkeying around: Angel an 18-year-old java macaque freely roams owner Teresa Bullock's home in Ohio, USA
Teresa adopted Angel from Indiana, USA when she was just 10 days old, and they have been inseparable ever since.

Eighteen-year-old java macaque Angel sports bright red lipstick and bold eyeshadow and face cream in videos posted online.

Owner Teresa, 45, started putting make up on Angel after she saw her getting ready for work - and insisted on some of her own.

Ronnie sleeps next to Angel who is part of the family

And despite negative response from critics, Teresa claims the demanding primate loves her beauty regime which is totally harmless.

She said: “She would come into the bathroom and sit on the sink and make sounds - Angel will let you know what she wants.

All smiles: Angel is treated like family at Teresa's home
Angel has toys of her own and lots of other animal friends to play with at her home

“They don’t understand language, but I do believe I understand monkey.

“I ignore the negative feedback from people online because people are allowed to be wrong." 

Teresa adopted Angel from Indiana, USA when she was just 10 days old, and they have been inseparable ever since. 

Angel has become part of the family - getting to grips with technology, learning to brush her teeth, and putting on make up with Teresa.

Teresa insists that Angel is superior to other primates and comprehends everything

Teresa said: “Angel’s personality is just booming - she can do just about anything and never ceases to amaze me. 

“I’ve been around a lot of monkeys and they are all smart but shel is superior to them.

Angel poses with glasses on
Teresa said: “I couldn’t believe some of the positive reactions people had to her video."

“Her comprehension compared to other primates is amazing to me. She understands, and you can see her little wheels turning as she works on things.” 

But not everyone finds Angel’s beauty regime entertaining.

Angel learned how to brush her own teeth

Teresa received lots of backlash after posting videos online of Angel applying lipstick and eyeshadow.

Three's company: Angel has even gotten to grips with modern technology

She said: “For every one person hating, there are 100 who are loving her.

“I couldn’t believe some of the positive reactions people had to her video.

Angel and Sassy playing with a rubber snake

“Angel has been with me her whole life so all of this is normal to me, but people are impressed with the bond I have with her."

Teresa, from Ohio, USA, also runs Misfitland, an animal rescue located in the backyard of her home.

She said: “Misfitland is a place where unwanted animals go - we have room units and I do what I can for as many as I can hold.

Angel is part of the family, sleeping here with Ronnie

“Angel has a lot of friends to interact with - we have two monkeys, two pigs, a parrot, eight dogs, six cats, and she has her own goat. 

“Angel had a deer but she let her loose and I had to get her the goat to keep her entertained.”

But of all the animals Teresa cares for, Angel holds a soft spot in her heart. 

“My bond with Angel is like none other - I look forward to coming home to her the same way people look forward to coming home to their spouse.”