Attention 2010 Calendar sender-inners!

Great news, Peeps. Workman Publishing is busily printing the 2010 Cute Overload Calendars, and preparing them for shipment. Yay!

As promised, folks who submitted featured photos will receive a free calendar.

Trouble is, we can’t find some of you! If you submitted photos for the calendar and your name appears on the list below, we’re looking for you. Please contact us at “Workman2010 [at] CuteLabs [dot] com”.

Pug Pictures

Alun & Juliet
Bryan H. (Cable One)
Daniel P. (DSL extreme)
Erica G. (Indiana U.)
Holly H. (Whirlpool)
Jasmine B. (AOL)
Jen L.C. (Gmail)
Jennifer G. (Ajilon)
Jessica D.S. (UIUC)
Kate G. (Hotmail)
Kristin D. (Laika)
Mark H. (UNH)
Sarah S. (Henrico)
Scarlett R. (Comcast)

Topanga is non-plussed by her calendar appearance taken by 2009 Sender-Inner Absolutely Small.

Some of you are already saying “NOOOOOOOO”

Peeps, you got your comment controversies, y’know, sometimes it seems like every other post. Then there’s your capital-C Commentroversy, at which point you’ve pretty much seen it all.

THEN, along comes Buddy. And this hepcat was never emo. :lol:

Hefty kitteh “Buddy” is a [ahem] a couch straddler and paw dangler.
The internet is just weird.  Fact of life.
The sender-inner’s sister was kind enough to have a local artist CAPTURE the REDONKULOUSNESS by making a miniature version of “Buddy” too. Hee!

Birthday_statue_2Birthday_statue2_2

Oooooof!
You might think folks would have better things to do.  I might agree.
Fatcat_3
Kate V., somehow I suspect you’re not the ONLY ONE with a couchstraddlerpawdangler. Nice work.

Summer in the Suburbs

It was a gorgeous, gorgeous day yesterday.  Nice breeze, no rain, big back yard full of family & friends & food.  Even the deck was in good shape, finally.

Sadly, though, not everybody was allowed outside... ;)

Oh, I hear you back there. Making “kitty kissing noises” trying to get my atten-shons.

Well go ahead and beg. Caturday was yesterday. You’ll never make it up to me.

...and on a LEASH, no less.  I ask you!

Ali B. Good luck — [shaking head]

Boxhab, Big Time

Size doesn’t matter, you know.  It’s true.
lion cub plays in box
Kittens are kittens, and boxes are boxes.  (CBS/AP)

Harrumph Day

Caturday? HAH!! Saturday is the new Wednesday!  It’s like “Hump Day”, only different.  Remember, you heard it here first on Cute Overload — the internet’s premier cutting-edge authority on what day it isn’t.  And it certainly isn’t September 18, 2008.

In the remote plains of Wazoolooland, we come upon an all-too-familiar scene: A fierce camel locked in mortal combat with the small but wily plastic bucket.

Ah, we meet again, my old nemesis ...

Saracen pig! Roman cow! Take THIS! And THIS!

For the bucket, its only chance is to raise its defenses and hope his adversary tires …

... there's the kick, aaaannnd -- GOOOOOOAAAL!!!

Yeah, I'd like to see that lame-o walrus pull this off.

Alas, even the bucket’s tough protective shell is no match for the camel’s ruthless onslaught …

No, we're not making a new "nomming" tag.  Please stop asking.

… and with one final bite, the struggle is over.

FOR GREAT JUSTICE!! ***CHOMP***

Victorious, the mighty camel cries out his call of triumph.

THIS ... IS ... SPARTAAAAAAA!
We’ll be back with more of “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom” after these messages.

They sell bucket insurance, by the way.  I'm just saying.

Yes, sir, Gelosia … that’s your “Baby.” ( More photos here )

Caturday Schmaturday

Peeps, I am sooooo over the whole “caturday” deal. Puhlease. What we need is a nice shiny SATURDAY MARSUPIAL SNOUT. From two-thousand-seven!

Well-intentioned Rebecca M. assures moi that Opossums are PERFECTLY wonderful and not the slightest bit evil, and sends this photo as proof.
possum pinup
Rebecca M. claims:

-They RULE in the Moist Nosicle category.
-They have a thumb without a nail on their back feet.
-They have elaborate whiskers.
-Their ears are pink when they’re babies and turn black as they grow up.
-They CARRY LEAVES CURLED UP IN THEIR TAILS – Come ON!
-And let’s not forget they carry their babies in a pouch – North America’s only marsupial

Hmmm. I’m thinking. I’m thinking… LET ME THINK! [shifty eyes]

Morpheccino

Go ahead.  Click my nose.  I know you want to.

It’s Friday. Long weekend ahead. Cheers! ;)

Friday Remix ♫

Come on, C.O., come on C.O.
Come on, you can’t play coy
I’m homeless & unemployedfawn_and_bobcat_cub

Come on, take it easy
Come on, don’t get cheesy
Rat pix make me queasy, make me queasyrodentistry

Everybody’s got something to hide, except fortabby_kitten_and_monkey

(So, the Beatles are on iTunes & Amazon now, right? …No? Really?)

The Mother of All Encores

This may not have been our first-ever Interspecies Snorgling post, but it’s definitely a CO Classic: Holy inter-species bonding!”
(Also, have you called your mother yet?  You know, she’s done a lot for you.) ;)

Here’s the deal. “Finnegan” the squirrel was found under a tree in Renton WA. Finnegan was brought to the home of Debby “Sure I’ll take care of him!” Cantlon for care. Meanwhile, Debby’s papillion pup “Mademoiselle Giselle” (I am not making this up) decides she can help out too, and brings Finnegan in with her new puppies. Finnegan proves to be one sweet squirrel, riding mosh pits of puppies and cuddling with his littermates.

WHEEEEE

Riding the puppy mosh pit

aw crap I dropped my damn keys... guys?

Cuddle Central™

me, and my pi-i-i-i-il-low...

“Dood. wot’s up?”

y'know Buster, I'm starting to think there's something funny about Finn...

Puppy: “ZZZZZ” Squirrel: “zzz”

muzzular triskelion

Thanks, Michelle Matthews.
(ADDENDUM: Huge apoloprops to Elisabeth who sent us this back in the ’05.)

Orange Marmasplosion

Peeps, if I’m doin’ the posts today, I’m postin’ some tabby tigers. Noooo apologies. You did know there’s a whole Flickr group full of these fine felines, right?

Rule of Cuteness #4: more than one species of baby flopping around is cute

The color coordination is irresistible, and the low-down camera angle just accentuates the fact they are not much larger than the blades of grass they sit on. *But* I give them an 8.5—no paws are up, and there is the BEF on the bunny (Beady Eye Factor)

rule-of-cuteness_kitten_and_bunny

Peeky McPeekerson Jr.

Hey, how did that kitten get on my grandma’s floor? [Best linoleum pattern Evar!]

kitten peeks around door

step 1: DEMOstep 2: CLEANINGstep 3: SURFACE PREPstep 4: LOW EARTH ORBITstep 5: RENOVATION COMPLETE

Christina R., beautiful job.

Penta-Cat

What’s more delicious? this kitten stack from *Roes* Flickr Photostream or THIS 100-by-100 stack of In and Out Burgers??!

5 cat stack

Thanks, Anne L.!

CuteOverload—where you can expect the maximum kittens per square inch

We really pack ‘em in, People.

Rhum, the orange Italian

Rhum the kitten and Aluccia wrote in, and all Aluccia said was: “i love him.”

P.S. Desktop photo alert! We’re talking twice life-sized, People!

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