Flashback Friday

A cat wearing cat-eye glasses, from the Department of Fashion Redundancy Department.

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1961, black cat Hollywood movie star from Tales of Terror, a 1962 film starring Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, and Basil Rathbone. More photos and full story about the Black Cat Auditions In Hollywood via Catsperella. Photo by Ralph Crane. Via LIFE Photo Archive.

12 Days of Milo: Milo Elf

A new surprise video each day from the Milo Man. Here’s Day One!

Dashing Through the Snow

Over the fields I go,
I don’t really know the words,
So I’m making something up,
Laughing all the way, ho ho ho ho!

Let it snow, let it snow,
Jack Frost nipping at your nose,
Tiny dogs with their eyes all aglow,
In a wonderland of snow.

Outside the snow is falling,
Giddy up, giddy up, giddy up, let’s go,
Oh what fun it is something,
Something something about snow, Hey!

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‘ZIGGY’ -Heather L.

Superstition Ain’t The Way

[Me? Superstitious? No. Why you ask?]

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Photos of Jojo by The Furrtographer : Music by Stevie Wonder.

Friday Haiku: Yule Dog

Tazz gets brightly lit
At Christmas time every year
(He does it for treats.)

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“I figured I’d submit another couple of pictures of Tazz with the Christmas lights I wrap him in every year. He has the patience of a saint and doesn’t mind being wrapped up for a couple of minutes for me to snap some photos. Plus he gets lots of treats and some bacon for being such a good boy!” -Hannah W.

2013 C.O. Comments Of The Year

Thanks 2 EVERYONE who has visited C.O. this year, sent in submissions, and commented on posts. We wouldn’t be here without you.

That said, we’d like to feature some of the top post comments of 2013. (List starts in March ’cause, um, that’s when we thought of this.) Other C.O. 2013 Top Ten lists are here and here in case ya missed ‘em. Start us off, Nikki!

“Mother Nature is such a badass.” -Nikki on Hi Mr. Nudibranch! (March 19)

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“We’re going to have a body count with this post.” -Dash on There MIGHT Be Something Cuter Than This….” (April 2)

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“I love this. I don’t understand it, of course, but that hardly seems important.” -4leafclover on The Zen Of The Capybara. (April 5)


“I keep clicking back and forth between CNN and Cute Overload. Thank you for keeping these heart healing images coming to balance the terrible news this week.” -Kelly Ann B. regarding the Boston Marathon bombings, on the C.O. Facebook page. (April 19)

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“Watched about an hour of news last nite and again when I got up this AM. Just too heart wrenching to watch anymore. Came to C.O. ’cause I knew it would be a first aid place for our hearts. The pics, heartwarming videos and the comments.” -Alexa on Small Miracle in Moore, OK. (May 21)


“What am I going to do when they come for me? Put squirrel underpants on them, that’s what.” -Viv on Bad Boys, Bad Boys. (June 13)

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“My kitteh weighs 19 lbs. Victoria doesn’t have a secret that can handle that!” -Mindadale on R.A.C.K. In The USA. (July 1)

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“Maru is like a parade float next to the bouncy grasshopper!” -Johanna on THIS JUST IN: We’ve Got The First Maru + Hana VIDEO! (September 2)


“Cute Overload is the antidote to most bad news. I like to come here as a palate cleanser after reading local/national/world news. Glad it cheered you up too!” -Jo on Bubbles And Bella: You’ve Got A Friend In Me. (September 17)


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“Let’s face it – life before Cute Overload sucked.” -Pooki on Happy 8th Birthday To Cute Overload! (September 26)

“Happy Birthday! Massage, Xanax, who needs it- when you’ve got this for stress relief.” -Tiarosa on Cute Overload is Eight Today! (September 26)

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“From my point of hearing he’s singing Happy Birthday to C.O. Eight years!!! Seems much longer than that. This global community has been such an important part of our lives. It also has had an impact in one way or another in the lives of so many. From the heart—-Thanks C.O.” -Alexa on Friday Haiku: Oh Rats! (September 27)

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“This is Mango, our rescue puppeh. When it gets cold he covers his pointy little nose. We call him our “therapy dog” because whenever someone’s sad, he intuitively knows and comes and sits on the person’s lap to cheer them up. PS- Your site has blessed so many lives. I believe that we each find own little corner of the ‘garden’ and tend it, and that all of you at CO have found a special place in many people’s hearts. Thank you so much for what you do. Please also send Meg warm congratulations on her new little twins.” -Jenn K. on You’re Not Seein’ MY Nose This Month! (November 27)

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“Jupiter, you’re now aligned with Uranus.” -260Oakley on Don’t Let the Name Fool You (November 29)

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“From the embedded sound bite, they sound like a cross between a cooing pigeon and a flatulent bulldog.” -Madame X on We Missed This Girl In Nosevember (December 5)


“It’s been said before. Thank you for posting The QTE. I am having a butt-sucking day, and C.O. made me smile.” -Rosemary B. on THIS JUST IN: Theo N Beau 2.0 (December 6)

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And finally:

“To the geniuses who created and maintain CuteOverload.com, I just wanted to write and tell you that I am so thankful for you! I look at your site everyday and it ALWAYS makes me happy! You find the cutest stuff in the world and write the most HILARIOUS and PERFECT captions for everything!!! I just love it and want you to know how thankful I am for all of the work you guys put into maintaining such a fabulous collection of CUTE!!!”- Natalie W.

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Pugliest Christmas Sweater

Grandma says it brings out my eyes.

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“Daryl the Pug!” -Samantha P.

Mr. Darcy’s All Wet

I declare! Perhaps, if one would be so inclined, one would believe Mr. Darcy very recently jumped into a lake,

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Or, heaven forbid, his marriage proposal in the rain hath been rebuffed?

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“Mr. Darcy’s bath time!” -Gabriella W.

One Look

and your whole day will go to the dogs. Your productivity level is falling already! (singsong)

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Springer Spaniel, Millie, via Reddit.

Oh Well, Two Out of Three

For some dogs, everything is a fetch toy… but one dog says “snow way.”


Via Reddit.

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