Ze Case ess Sol-ved!

“Ah, Captain Hastings,” mused the Belgian detective, “we see that the thief has made two grave mistakes. First, leaving a tell-tale trail of kibble dust leading to his bed, and two, he did not expect to be investigated by monsieur Hercule Purrot.”


“My friends found this little guy (a stray) on a beach in Thailand,” says Joanna L.
(Update: Because certain commenters below are cleverer than I am, the kitten is now named Hercule Purrot, and I have a large handprint on my forehead.)

Hey! Take It Easy!

Kitteh nomming. Tiny Squeeks. And pristine hardwood floors. Welcome to Japan.

Via Cuteporter Susan H.

Newborn Kittens Hugging *splode*

Tiny tie-tie overload! And, Peeps, you do not want to miss being completely overpowered by the simultaneous yawninks action!


From sender-inner Shara Z. who found it on Frequency.com.

Are Your Jowls Tough Enough?

At the Cute Overload Jowl Testing Labs, our scientists subject each jowl to authentic simulated real-world stress conditions, including wind tunnels and road tests, to ensure every jowl meets high standards for durability, elasticity, strength, aerodynamics, and maximum flappitude. Only then may they earn the coveted C.O. Seal of Quality!


They’re like Dumbo ears, Susan M.

THIS JUST IN: Got Drool?

These puppehs do. Thanks to Cuteporter Natalie F.! (PS- the playback is a bit wonky at first, just hang with it.)

SHAKE from Variable on Vimeo.

Little. Bear. Doughnuts. From Japan.

Nom these little goobers right up. You can get ‘em here, for $16.20 USD. Will they ship overseas? Got me- Google Translate crashed on this one! Gonna Tweet ‘em- will update if I hear back.

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From RocketNews24.com.

So Much for Our Grand Entrance

“All right, everyone, places please! Corgis, enter when you hear the drum roll and watch that first step. Aaaaaaaaaaaaaannnnnnnnnnd…”

Doggone It!

They had 8,000 submissions for the Kennel Club’s annual Dog Photographer of the Year Competition- here are some of the top entries!

First Place, “Puppy” category, by Simon Reynolds.

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Runner Up, “Puppies” category, by Rhian White.

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First Place, “Man’s Best Friend” category, by Roger Sjolstad.

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Runner Up, “Man’s Best Friend” category, by Claudia Tolini.

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First Place, “I Love Dogs Because” category, by nine year old Katie Davies.

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Runner Up, “I Love Dogs Because” category, by 14-year-old Miriam Jiagbogu.

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Runner Up, “I Love Dogs Because” category, by Abbie Lee.

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First Place, “Dogs At Play” category, by Richard Shore.

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Storytime with Uncle Mike

Once upon a time, there was a cat named Merwin who had a problem with dogs. No matter where he went, the dogs would snarl, and bark, and chase him. He just had that kind of face, I suppose. Dogs hated it. Go figure.

On one particularly strenuous day, in which Merwin had been chased across two counties, he took refuge in a Dumpster and lamented his fate. “Why, oh why,” he moaned, “don’t dogs like me?”

Just then, Merwin saw a strange blue light coming from a coffee can. “I’m the Fairy of Goodness and Justice,” said the can, “and I will grant you your heart’s one desire.” Merwin knew at once what he wanted. “Please, good fairy,” he pleaded. “Make me something that dogs will like.” And so the fairy turned him into a tree.

Later, the tree was turned into plywood, and the plywood was turned into a table, and the table was marked down at the twice-yearly Bargain Blowout Bonanza at Gary’s House of Unfinished Furniture, and that’s the unvarnished truth. The end.


Via Reddit.

Pimpelmeesjes. Ja!

These cute Dutch baby birds know how to tweet tweet tweet their own name, over & over & over & over. Mom’s all, “Go ahead, one more time. I dare you.”

“Pimpelmeesjes in mijn nestkastje. (Chickadees in my nest) In Dutch they are called pimpelmeesjes.” -Hans van der Weerden