To Absurdity… and Beyond!

Mission log, stardate 5295.2: Have encountered a bizarre race of creatures who all wear distinctive outer garments, despite already owning built-in fur coats.

Taken by Melissa S. at Chicago’s 2009 Spooky Pooch Parade.


Bruce Banner, mild-mannered chihuahua and physicist. Thanks to a freak radiation mishap, he now has uncontrollable super powers. Now, whenever he doesn’t get his favorite kibble in his trick-or-treat bag, he transforms into… The Incredible Bulldog Slathered in Food Coloring!

Taken at last year’s Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade by istolethetv.

Shiny Hippo ‘Tocks

I like to get them waxed once every ‘Tocktober…

Photo by Chelsea Oakes

No, You’re a Mirror

No, you’re a mirror.

No, you’re a … wait a sec, lick break…

Hah! You’re licking yourself! That means you’re a mirror!

No, it means you’re a mirror.

No, you’re a mirror…

(Click to watch on YouTube)

Today’s C.O. Brainteaser!

So, you think you’re an advanced Cuteologist? Test your IQte with this brain-busting challenge: Arrange these puppies from left to right, in order of cuteness. (Answer in hovertext)

˙ǝɥɔɐpɐǝɥ ɐ ǝɯ buıʌıb sı ʇxǝʇ uʍop-ǝpısdn sıɥʇ puɐ ǝʇnɔ ןןɐ ǝɹ,ʎǝɥʇ ‘ʇı ɥʇıʍ ʞɔǝɥ ǝɥʇ ‘ɥɐ ˙˙˙dnssoʇ ɐ ɟo puıʞ ǝɹɐ ǝuo puɐ ǝuıu ‘ʎןןɐǝɹ ‘ןןǝʍ ˙˙˙ǝuo uǝɥʇ ‘ǝuıu ǝʌɐɥ ǝʍ ‘uo buıʌoɯ ‘ʞo ˙˙˙xıs puɐ ʇɥbıǝ uǝǝʍʇǝq ǝɯoɔ pןnoɥs uǝʌǝs ‘ʎןןɐnʇɔɐ ˙˙˙oʍʇ uǝɥʇ puɐ ɹnoɟ ‘ǝʌıɟ uǝɥʇ ‘xıs ʇɐɥʇ ǝʞɐɯ ‘ou ˙˙˙ǝʌıɟ ‘ʇɥbıǝ :ɹǝʍsuɐ

We’ll order one of each, Amy K.

Doggie Daughter Debut Delights Dad

Here’s Chaucer the Bulldog, meeting his daughter new boss for the first time, and giving his owners a serious case of the gigglefits.

Fun Facts About Kittens

Fun Fact #12: When they think nobody else is looking, kittens like to amuse themselves by using their tongues to create that “wax lips” look.

Photo of Psycho Bunny by .candy.

Bunday Handout

As part of the National Bunnification Initiative, everyone gets a free bunny!

Full story from Flickr user Susan G.: “My son came across this wee bunny when trimming the grass. A little while later, he set it free to be with his family — away from harm’s way!”

Punchlines Only Dogs Get

“Then the rabbi says, ‘Well, if you’re really an ostrich, sell me some life insurance!'”

“If I could walk that way, I’d have enough mangoes to open my own bowling alley!”

“Three: One to screw in the light bulb, and two to sprinkle cornstarch on the floors and windowsills, then hide in the dishwasher and wait for the gnomes.”

Buddy Bulldog at 3 months, taken by his mom, Liz M.

Whispering Campaign

It often starts with an innocent remark, casually tossed away like a gum wrapper. But once a secret is set loose, it scampers from ear to ear, friend to friend, until everyone knows the truth: You still wear Spider-man underpants.

Shh! Don’t pass it around, but David Leip took this picture.


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