Our Friend the Cockatoo

Like its cousin the parrot, the cockatoo is a gifted mimic of other animals, able to reproduce not only sounds but also demonstrating a keen grasp of syntax.  In this video, for example, a cockatoo is able, after only a brief exposure, to correctly respond with the phrase “Yeah, that’s what your mom said last night” in Pug.

Kree Tangaroos

Young Man?

Young Man?!

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Get BACK in the pouch! We’re going to the park. Sit down and strap in. [Stuff stuff stuff]

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Both Tree Kangaroo baby & mother and Tree kangaroo baby Portrait by Sloth-in-a-Box (DOaZOO). The topic of Behbeh Tree Kangaroos was suggested by Candace W. after seeing this article!

They’ll Hire any Birdbrain These Days

“… well, here’s one, then: Help desk support for busy customer-service center, no selling, part-time evenings plus Saturdays.  No experience or critical reasoning skills required, will train.  Applicants of avian descent strongly encouraged.

...and you even have your MCSE certification, so you're a lock! More retro-donkulousness from Flickr Commons.

4/20 Braaaaaaaah

Dude! Dude dude dude dude listen

[maniacal laughter for 15 minutes]

Whoah [Keanu Reeves voice]

Once again, Oliver Donavan, spokeskitten with a MySpace page, graces CuteOverload. Oliver is a Professional Kitten and does not condone legalization of drugagges, though we like to think he does.

Get out the stoat

What do these phrases have in common?

“It’s like a blankie for Adults”, “Better than porn”, “best antidepressant in the WORLD. “, “This site one-ups therapy.”

They’re all comments about Cute Overload over at the PEOPLE’S CHOICE WEBBY VOTING which is happening right now ’til April 30. If we’re gonna have any chance at winning, we need YOU to help!

Here’s how to vote:

1) Sign up for an account at the Webby Awards

2) Click the Website Ballot

3) In the “Connections” section, go to the “Weird” category and Vote for Cute Overload!

Stoat (and prosh tongue) by superhoopsa.

Feedback on the Redesign Feedback

THANK YOU for all your help with our revised design, People. It’s Beta testers like you that make this site so much bettoi. We received a ‘tock-load of emails with helpful pointing-out pictures and comments.

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To sum up, your feedback was overwhelmingly positive of the revised design. Visits are also up 25 to 30 percent, so all in all, SCHWEET!

What you DON’T like:

  1. The site layout on Firefox 3 on a Mac! [We are working on this!]
  2. Lack of hamsters in Pannnts / Lake Tinkle [Hmmmmm, I guess the page loads TOO FAST for you to see the BG image. Shoot!]
  3. RSS got broke! Eep! [This has been fixed.]
  4. The header is tooooo tall! and where is the chick favicon!? [we're working on the second one...]

What you DO like:

  1. Commenting Avatars
  2. Post image size increased by 12% [Redonk]
  3. Top 4 features

A Puffer fish redesigns himself! puffer fish on lake nasser, by catfeet2. Also, get a load of this shot!

You’re leaving on ANOTHER business trip?

You’ve been to Dallas TEN times this year, Brutus.

I’m beginning to wonder if we had too many puppies.

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Just kiss her on the cheek and get out of there, SarahEllen H.!

CAREFUL HIS EYES WILL SUCK OUT YOUR SOUL

Sthuper Sthender Inner Lori W. says this seal is “one of the animals rescued by the Vancouver Aquarium’s Marine Mammal Rescue program,”.

How nice of the Vancouver Aquairum to rescue A SOUL SUCKING SEALIO! I mean, are they REALLY thinking this through?

[No title to this pic, the author's soul was sucked out]

Lori W., you should be more careful with your submishes.this

Accent Throw Pillows!

This chair could use a little SPICE!

Ehn! [Scatters little kitteh pillows on chair]

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That looks nice. [satisified head tilt]

Wow, what a money saver, not having to hire a Designer...

Really ties the room together, Raluca I.

Worst job ever

Ferret Door Stop

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According to Sender-Inner Loki S., Ferret “Jack” just woke up there.