Can I Tell You, I Love This Hand!

Is this a hand, or is this a hand? I’ve hugged a lot of hands in my time, but this hand is the most huggable hand I’ve ever hugged! How can I be so sure, I hear you asking? Because I know hands, my friend, and this — this right here is a hand!



  1. Katiedid says:

    Awww the cuddlest sin… I wuv him!

  2. ❤ sloths ❤

  3. Awww, the CUTEST deadly sin of all of them! Squeee!

  4. 260Oakley says:

    Aaah, the sloth has found his own palm tree right on the beach.

  5. Don’t cha just hate when you’re out at the beach all day and you come home and see you’ve got sunburn and a sloth attached to you? Maaaaan

  6. aaahhhhh…looks soooo comfurbales 🙂

    come and try my hand dude!

  7. MamaDawn in Tulsa says:

    I gotta hand it to you… that’s a cute bebe.
    But what if it isn’t right, but a left hand… does that make it wrong?

  8. Colonel Jenna says:

    Some places you get postcards, some places you get souvineer snowglobes or t-shirts. How perfect to remember your lazy slothful vacation, with your very own Souvineer Sloth!

  9. This photo should be next to the word “blissful” in the dictionary. What a cozy looking sloth!

  10. Have you really hugged a lot of hands in your time? You hardly look old enough!

  11. MandyMo says:

    Is he smiling? I think he’s smiling.

  12. Aaaaaaaaw 😀 I’m so jealous !

  13. OOOH LOOK HOW HAPPY!!! I wish I was this happy with just a hand.

  14. I usually just get sand stuck all over me when I go to the beach. Where is the magical beach where I could get a sloth stuck to my hand?

  15. @Clwho, Costa Rica, I think.

  16. StormCat says:

    Theresa, wouldn’t that be Palm Beach? Or Palm Springs? Where they eat Finger sandwiches?

    Ok, I’ll stop… I don’t compare to Oakley! Kudos again, Oakley!!!

    And yes, I do believe he IS smiling!!!

  17. @clwho – if you get sand stuck all over you, imagine what it will be like getting sloths stuck all over you. 😉

  18. Lucy's Mommeh says:

    Portable sin. You can has them.

  19. I have this picture as a screensaver on my laptop. I got it from icanhascheezburger and the caption is “I iz not a dedly sin”. How true (and I wish I had thought it up)!

  20. 260Oakley says:

    I gotta hand it to you, those are some good ones. Personally, I think this little one is at the Finger Lakes, looking for a knuckle sandwich.

  21. @StormCat, on the contrary, well-played (polite applause)

  22. @260Oakley, Knuckle sandwich, FTW!!!

    My mother is a retired 2nd grade teacher, and most of her little students were the children of immigrants, who didn’t hear much English at home. The kids would always be delighted with my mother’s vivid verbal style, and they always particularly loved “knuckle sandwich.” 😉

  23. isabelle says:

    Oh do I love this website… Yes. I DO. So so so so so cuuuuuuuutttttte!

  24. How adorable!!

  25. I love babeh sloths. They always look so happy.

  26. fly'n bye says:

    Cling wrap sloth and great puns from the witty ones. Is this site FABULOUS or what?

  27. cellarmouse says:

    well … in the olden days, we were told that if we committed a certain sin with our hand we would grow hair on our palm … is this what they meant?

  28. Trabb's Boy says:

    My hands . . . They are so empty.

  29. Check out the little claws — those are some fingernails on that little cutie.

  30. skippymom says:

    A sloth in the hand is worth two on the sand?

  31. tracylee says:

    much, much better than a jellyfish

  32. Katrina says:

    Oh, you Peeps, you made me laugh, out loud, this isn’t a good day, physically-wise, and you are just so handy to have around! (oh, sorry).
    Theo would just love this post. Theo- are you there? Are you lurking? Jaye-hold this one for him, ok? Hope all is going well.

  33. skippymom says:

    Katrina, hugs and we hope you feel better soon.

  34. @Katrina, here, hold Dante a minute for me. Careful, he’s fat. He purrs an awful lot, though. 😉

  35. Cute Overload is becoming a lame site. Once was the time, it was “the place” to be but now…sort of petering out. Know what I mean?

  36. Donna: No, I don’t know what you mean. What do you mean?

  37. skippymom says:

    Donna, nope, don’t know what you mean, either, but best of luck finding a new place to be.

  38. @Katrina: snorgles and smoochees in your general direction
    ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥{{{{{{{{{{{ Katrina }}}}}}}}}}♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

    @Donna: Noes; I doan think weez are a lame site; 🙄
    (Haowsumevver, I did use one of my crutches today; perhaps the vibes from doing this wafted over your way……!) 😯

  39. Super Bunny says:

    Sloths: so ugly they’re cute!

  40. The Other Bryn says:

    Is this cute writing or is this cute writing? I’ve read a lot of cute writing in my day, believe you me, and this right here? Cute.

  41. Hey everybody, let’s give that sloth a big hand!

  42. bookmonstercats says:

    I am pale-skinned and burn easily, so avoid beaches like the plague. Factor 30 just runs into my eyes and makes me go “*blink* “ow”, *blink* “ow”, *blink* “ow”, *blink* *whimper*” ….. ad infinitum, ad nauseam etc. Howsomevah, if there was a bebbeh sloth in it for me, I would be bright pink and peelinks with no problem at all.

    Sloths wending their way from me to everybody having bad days, bad lives etc.

    @Donna, no I don’t know about Teh Qte being lame. Fer *h^i~s!k+s (I don’t usually blaspheme, work it out for yourself) BABY SLOTHS!!!!!!

  43. bookmonstercats says:

    PS – at the beach!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  44. shannomo says:

    I want a sloth! Now, Daddy!

  45. LovesDogs says:

    Happy happy babeeeee! Happy smiling babeeee.

  46. He looks like he’s made from greying mustache hair!

  47. Pounce says: “I wish I was this happy with just a hand.” Honey, that’s another sin for another day. The sin of the day is sloth.

    *slinks off to the snickering lounge*

  48. Also, cute baby sloth is contagiously blissful. Ahn…

  49. @Theresa: I wanna hold Dante too, pleez, pleez, pleez
    *CK picks him up; surreptitiously hobbles off as fast as possible, disappearing around the corner*

  50. @cath, I was thinking the same thing, but you put it more eloquently.

  51. N. Fritz says:

    NTMTOM, is it just me, or is the text vaguely Mel Brooksian? I read it with a 2000 year old man accent!

  52. Cute, but I have seen this one many times before.

  53. Not That Mike The Other Mike says:

    @N. Fritz: Mel Brooks works for me. Our judges would also have accepted “Regis Philbin.” 😀

  54. “Cute, but I have seen this one many times before.”

    Well, cute is eternal. A cute photo is still just as cute as the day it was snapped. Am I right, or amirite?

  55. domanato says:

    sloths are awesome, they sleep on your hand and never wake up lol

  56. Carolyn says:

    Sloth loves this hand so much he/she nommed and nibbled the nails to nubs, and so worth it, knowhatimean?

  57. to reply to zorkie and skippymom. No need to take offense. This is the place you could come and while away hours with photos, stories and etc. Now a post or two each day. What gives? Someone sick or something? If so, I apologise

  58. ratchic says:

    I for one, have never seen this photo before, and think it is awesomely sweet!! I come to CO for most all my firsts in Teh Qte! I don’t spend many hours on the internets surfing for better than this so as to come back and say something demeaning. CO owes me nothing more than pictures of the cutest things from my own back yard to yours, and everywhere in between! I love it!!!

  59. Sloth: adorable. Everyone’s comments: hilarious. NTMTOM: It’s time for you to write the next Great American Novel. Or the next cleverly written young adult book series. (That excludes a certain young adult series that was not cleverly written.) Or something. Just my two cents. To my cred: I recently encouraged (harassed) a close friend to write a comic. He did. Now he has a book deal for a graphic novel. Can I pick ’em, or can I pick ’em?


    Oh.. and did I detect a Leo Getz in the hovertext?

  61. skippymom says:

    Holly, I’m now going nuts trying to guess which “not-so-cleverly-written” YA series you have in mind! Hint, please?

  62. ShinyBlueSpaz says:

    @MM you are very right. And….OMG I LUV SLOTHIES!!!!!!! *steals and huggles the sweet bebe*

  63. ShinyBlueSpaz says:

    I also agree with Holly

  64. “We didn’t know who was the ladies!” 😀

  65. wannadance says:

    mustache hairs, hairy palms, palms on the beach, sand on yer sloth..

    the trouble with having a bad wheelchair life from having had a bad life, is:


    cain’t drank, cain’t smoke, cain’t doo drugs, cain’t grow hair, no troo luv what likes fat ole crips..

    so do i win the sloth??

  66. @Lee: Pfffft, he really kind of does!

  67. Now that is a great hug! How cute! I can hardly relate to the sloth because it moves so slow and I am so hyper. Sloths would be a good companion out in the garden!

  68. N. Fritz says:

    Thanks for the video link Theresa! At least you and NTMTOM knew what I was talking about!

  69. Now that is my sort of palmtop

  70. thedistractor says:

    NTMTOM: I dunno. I read it as Ned Ryerson from Groundhog Day. Especially the hovertext.

  71. fly'n bye says:

    @wannadance, you sound like my twin! I think you should win a PalmSloth, way better than a PalmPilot! Much cuter and gives hugs, which folks like us need. HUGS to wannadance!

  72. @skippymom, I don’t want to be mean but, there are some young vampires hanging around lately with very little to say and a human girl without any interests or activities or thoughts other than vampires.
    Also, YAY for the 2000 yr. old man!

  73. PS@skippymom, I meant i didn’t want to be mean to the writer of the drippy, yet popular series. Although, she would be laughing all the way to the bank, so it wouldn’t matter.

  74. Not That Mike The Other Mike says:

    @ thedistractor: Ned Ryerson works for me, too! BING! Amirite? 😀

  75. kibblenibble says:

    McSlotherson’s blissful expression makes me SO happy.

  76. fatgrammafinn says:

    after my friend and I (largish ladies both) kill our respective husbands, we plan to open a sloth ranch in belize or thereabouts… seems to me you don’t have to worry much about sloths stampeding or extradition.

  77. Talk to the Hand. Or maybe just cuddle in it.

  78. chanpon says:

    I love you, Hand. You. complete. me. Ahhhnnn…

  79. I am such a sucker for sloths. I have to get out my sloth Beanie Baby for a cuddle now. It has to suffice since I don’t think it’s legal to have one as a pet…

  80. Well, if you have a spare sloth on hand, might as well hit the snooze button. Of course, when you see how slothful you’ve become, doing a facepalm might be difficult. You’ll have to do it off the cuff, of course. Look on the bright side, you’ll never be caught red-handed.

  81. huggins says:

    I do love slothhhs, but I know this has been posted here before, possible twice….?

  82. hand-slotthhhh

    doin’ that crazy hand-sloth!

  83. Interrupting starfish!

  84. Oh this cute little baby is perfectly at home – by your loving hands of safety – Thank you for sharing the photo.

  85. Katrina says:

    Thanks, Peeps. 1/2 as lousy as yesterday, or, for you eternal optimists, better.
    I’ma gonna try my best today to get it together! Thanks for the cat, by the way-he is a hunk! Pht-pht-hairy son of a gun, but very therapeutic!

  86. earlybird1 says:

    warmest, softest tree branch ever. Baby sloth heaven!

  87. The baby is very cute, but I worry that this baby was taken from it’s mother. I’d hate to think that but you never know how people get baby wild animals. Babies should be with their mothers. Maybe the mother was killed accidentally and the person is raising the baby but I’m not so sure. 😦 There is a very large wild animal trade.

  88. This one is better than cute or what am I saying??

  89. Katrina says:

    It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that cling…
    Not original, but oooh, so a propos.

    Have a good day, my Peeps! I’m off to the Printers! HI-Ho Sliver and AWAY! (oops)

  90. wannadance says:

    sloth stampede!!!. pick me up offn th’ flow”’

    yall are all so funny, except for the droopydrawers who show up occasionally.

    my beloved cousin was like that as a child: we would all be sitting at thanksgiving dinner, ready to dive in and she would say: ‘we should think of all the starving people in the world.’

    give us 15 minutes, cuz, okay???

  91. Oh, the unbearable cuteness of this little being…..(heart, heart, heart!

  92. MamaLana says:

    I feel so slothful! And happily so. What a cutie!

  93. I gotta hand it to you… that’s a cute bebe. :)))

  94. Redbone says:

    And when I touch you i feel happy, inside
    It’s such a feeling
    That my love
    I can’t hide
    I can’t hide
    I can’t hide

    Yeah you, got that something
    I think you’ll understand
    When I say that something
    I wanna hold your hand
    I wanna hold your hand

  95. NTMTOM, don’t listen to Donna. This was a perfectly brilliant caption. Thank you and please don’t ever go into the army!!

  96. i love sloths!! i want to cuddle it

  97. Is this a sloth that has been rehabilitated? Did it fall from a tree? Is it in a sanctuary?If you touch a baby sloth, the mother will not take it back.
    I travelled in Costa Rica, stayed at a sloth sanctuary, and learned a few things about these amazing animals.

  98. Silly Mama says:

    Dis is old Cheezburger. Favorite but old!