More Cool Dual Rules

Get another Twin-Pak™ of Rules for you, care of Cuteporter Shannon V. She says, “We keep finding these little guys in our pool. #wheresyourmama.”

#13: “Juicy” eyes & noses are cute.
#21: Eye capsules are cute.

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[*Note- Couldn't we have a Rule like this: "If your head can auto-retract into your body, that's Cute." -FWIW, -Ed.]

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Dex Paw-sitively Destroys Rule #95

DSC_0169Ever since we put up the photo of Lefty and suggested that our new Rule #95 should just be retired – ’cause he now owned it- we’ve had to (surprise, like this is something new) back pedal a bit on that blanket statement. Wallace was next to claim a shot at the throne.

And then..there’s Big D.

“This is Dexter, I noticed the recent side eye Hall of Fame pictures, and thought Dexter would be a contender. Not only do you get the Side-Eye, but also the sassy ear that gives him a Rhianna look. This was just after I got my new camera and he was not too pleased with how many pictures I was taking of him.” -Lori P.

[*Note: Also in effect: "Rule of Cuteness #42: Ears that flop over a leetle beet are cute." -Ed.]

Muzzle…Nozzle…Or Schnozzle?

We might just have to add this to the Glossary as Sender-Inner Cailin S. remarks:

“My whole family loves Cute Overload. Pets and people alike. My son kept saying to me, “Kiba has such a cute nozzle!” or “that dog over there has a Cute nozzle.” I finally told him he was saying muzzle wrong. He proceeded to set me right: “Muzzle and Nozzle are two different things! A nozzle is an especially Cute combination of a muzzle and nose.” Duh! Here is a picture of two perfect specimens of “Nozzles,” Kiba and Outlaw. Maybe Nozzle should be considered for the Cute Overload Glossary? Thanks for always making us so happy!”

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Gentleman And…Er, Hamster: On Your Marks, Get SET…

You haven’t truly lived life until you’ve watched competitive-eating maniac champion Takeru Kobayashi square off against….a hamster. The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat, all in 1:43.

From Megan.

Epic Muzzlepowsche FLAPPAGE

Stella’s back for another C.O. Visit. Stacy M. (Stella’s maid/chef/stylist) says: “Hi again Cute Overload!! Thought you might like this video of sweet Stella napping after a crazy day. I recommend turning up the volume to hear her superb snoozing snorky sounds! Stella loves being featured on Cute Overload, she tells all the dogs in the neighborhood!!”

We’re Still A Little Rattled

If you were around earlier today…you know that we, um, weren’t. So now C.O. is settling back into our perPETual Cute Groove- and first up after the GREAT BLACK OUT OF 2014 is….some total weirdness from The Big J.

Not really too sure what’s going on here. This Big Yellow Thing (allegedly a pear) is hopping up and down, and then jumps in the drink. Really all ya need to know. RN24 says this is “Funasshi, Japan’s squiggly-wiggly pear mascot from Funabashi City in Chiba!”

Well, everyone knows that.

BUT WAIT! ACT NOW and you can watch this one, too! Call me, maybe!

So…How’s Your Day Been So Far?

Sharp-eyed C.O. fans will have noticed that for the last few hours (OK, since the middle of the night) C.O. has been MIA. Well, we discovered the cause. Our crack IT team was deployed overnight for some routine maintenance, and they intentionally inadvertently messed up the TCP or the IP and then that borked our LAN or our FTP or the Packet Switching, screwed up the Secure Socket Layering (SSL,) and blasted us from Austria to Ghana (ouch) to Burundi to just outside Ft. Knox, Kentucky. BAM! Where we sat up until this moment, 12:39pm PT.

Or…….something.

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But we got onto the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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And they said somebody just nommed on the power cord a little.

Funny Pictures of Cats and Kittens

And WHY Do We Call It “Toesday,” Marcel?

Marcel is here to let you know. Beans UP, buddy!

“I am a long-time Cute Overload lover, first time submitter! I am a vet working at a practice in downtown Toronto. A couple weeks ago we helped rescue a tiny kitten (we named him Marcel) who was found as a stray in the City. Marcel is thriving now after being treated successfully for a parasite infestation and secondary infection. I hope you enjoy the video!” -Dr. Kimberly H., DVM

California, If U Need Some Extra Water..

Southern sea otter Ivy.[...I got this big red bucket U can haz.] (From The Daily Otter.)

Snorgle A Hummingbird?

pot belleh 1“I’m submitting this photo I took of a Hummingbird exhibiting Rule #38,” comments Cuteporter -Lise C. [*Note: "If you have a curved, plump belleh, it's cute." -Ed.] “Alas, I wasn’t allowed close enough to Snorgle it. H-birds have pretty good BEF*, too! We love C.O.!”

[*BEF = Beady Eye Factor. And trying to Snorgle a Supersonic Hummingbird, while truly admirable, seems hopeless. If you do, photos please. -Ed.]

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