The C.O. Holiday Top Twelve!

8723171013_15c96df658_b We asked you to send us your best holiday-themed photo to win one of these Chronicle Books titles! Maddie On ThingsI Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by CatsI Could Chew on This: And Other Poems by DogsGrumpy Cat: A Grumpy BookHanukcats and Other Traditional Jewish Songs for Cats…or Catmas Carols!

Now, here’s the Top Twelve! (In no special order–names and deets in the hovers.)


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Thanks 2 all who sent photos in..and to Adam S. at Chronicle Books!


  1. All adorable, but the turtle really got me!

  2. Smartypants says:

    Yes! All these pix are full of WIN, but the turtle is my fave too! He does look genuinely happy with his tree.

  3. I like them all, but that one is my favorite, too! Fatty seems to really appreciate his tree.

  4. You don’t think of turtles as being gleeful but that is a face of real joy.

  5. It sure is a photo I’ve never seen before! A turtle and his xmas tree, whut? Loff eet!

  6. The turtle truly shows the wonder of Christmas…

  7. Oh my goodness, so cute. Love it!

  8. squirrellady says:

    Oh that little hamster face! So many cute pictures!

  9. On the twelve day of Christmas
    Cuteoverload gave to me:
    12 Yorkies Barking
    11 Frogs Leaping
    10 Cats a napping
    9 Kitties Purring
    8 Cows a Milking
    7 Ducks a Quacking
    6 “Naying” Horses
    5 Golden Labs
    4 Little Hammies
    3 Prancing Goats
    2 Turtle Doves
    and a Turtle under a Pear Tree

  10. Rose Marie says:

    Excellent, Doug!!

  11. I’m quite enamoured with Mr Darcy.

  12. Quite. And true to his namesake, he is a lady killer.

  13. AWW :D I just LOVE the kitty pictures :D

  14. Hammie in the Christmas bebbeh shoes did it for me. :)

  15. I’d want a second one for the other shoe!

  16. Me too! But the rattie in the tree makes a close second! So much to smile about!

  17. Mr. Darcy looks like a stand-in for Henri, the Existential, ever-suffering cat…. :roll:

  18. magickariel says:

    proshness warms my hyart

  19. I loff Pebbles the reindeer horse. I wanna kiss her velvety nosie!

  20. Houdini is stunning.

  21. Brian Fowler says:

    Where’s the love for Monty? Look at hims; he’s sooooo happy to see you all.

  22. All of these anipals are so awesome. <3


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