My “Arms” are Falling Asleep

My kitten is not just my new best friend, he’s also my overlord.

“This our dog Maija and Fergus. Fergus was a stray when we found him at 5 weeks old, even at a young age he knew that he was in charge! Thankfully Maija has the patience of a saint and does not mind.” -Dana L.


Nan The Chick Is All The Way Back, People!

We’ve got a Nan The Chick Update! Yesterday afternoon, we spoke to Katrina P. who is in charge of Nan’s rehab. “We just took off the orange band-aid,” Katrina says. “Both legs are perfectly healed, and she’s flying!” See for yourself!

(But first, HEAR for yourself—click the button, for NAN PEEPS recorded on an iPhone!)

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Nan has been busy making friends with a friend’s cockatiel, as well as this Silkie named Clarice.

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She’s also been helping clean around the house!

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Dr. Gregory Rich is the vet in charge. Kudos to him! As far as finding out who was responsible for hurting Nan, Katrina says she has not heard anything from the Humane Society.

Nan likes to help around the automotive shop, too….

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And the computer. This is what’s known as “hunt & peck.”

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What does the future look like for Nan? “She’s staying with me!” adds Katrina.

All videos from Nan’s FB.

Sqwerl ResQte In Colorado

We’ve all read about the bad flooding in Colorado. It’s taken a terrible toll on hoomins as well as Colorado’s Critters. People are helping out these little guys by taking them in for emergency care– let’s go to the videotape with (Hover over first image to play the video, it’s one of those weird Shockwave clips.)

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Cuteporter Janna K. sent this in.

Teddy Bears’ Coven

If you go down in the woods today you’re sure of a big surprise
If you go down in the woods today you’d better go in disguise
For every bear that ever there was will gather there for certain because
Today’s the day the Teddy Bears have their
summoning of the unearthly dark forces from the nether regions to do their evil bidding!

Via Reddit.

Can We Interest You In FOURTEEN Bebeh Pandas?

Twenty bebeh pandas were recently born in China, and now we get to see 14 of the 17 that survived, here at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Thanks to Cuteporter Emily W.






Surprise, Enterprise!

Captain’s log, Stardate 5219.3: While in orbit over the cut-pile planet Trylon 9, the Enterprise has been downed by a mysterious unseen force, which emits a strange meowing noise on all frequencies.

Via Paulo Ordoveza.


Dolly, you are carrying this “falling asleep” business too far.

“I would like to present my toy poodle, Dolly, I love her to bits and she is so hilariously cute when she sleeps (and at all other times too!). It would be so amazing if you used any pictures of my sweet girl, since we have loved Cute Overload for several years (and religiously bought the page a day calendars haha)!” -Amy (human) and Dolly (poodle) (UK)

Regina, Where Did You Learn THIS From?

From Cuteporter Jen S.: “Ok. I have it for you this time. Regina the Hedgehog is the fattest hedgehog in the world (we like to think) because of a medical condition, not from abuse or overfeeding.”

[Nuffers, take note! -Ed]

“On her Facebook page she does a parody of Miley Cyrus’s video for “Wrecking Ball.” It is hi-larious. Regina is owned by my friend, Caroline C.”

WIN Underwater Dogs Kids Edition!

seth_casteelFrom the wet, wild and wooly world of Seth Casteel comes Underwater Dogs Kids Edition. This sequel to last year’s spectacular Underwater Dogs title features never-before-seen photographs and also rhyming verse! It won’t be out ’til tomorrow, the 24th.

(What? I gotta wait ’til tomorrow?) No! We’ve got ya covered!

Cute Overload’s giving you the chance to win it before you can buy it. We’ve got a pair of signed Underwater Dogs Kids Edition books to give away! Send us an email by clicking this link: cuteoverload at gmail dot com. Make sure to include your complete mailing address and phone. We’ll take entries up ’til 9am PT tomorrow, and choose two names at random. (One entry per person, please – entries outside the US are absolutely fine!)


PS: coming in the fall of 2014: Underwater Puppehs!

We’ll run an updated post tomorrow with the winners. Thanks to Seth and Kristina A. at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.

National Dog Week: A Dog Named Beau

It’s National Dog Week, the last full week of September. In honor of our furry friends, take 4:21 off to watch Jimmy Stewart’s touching tribute to his dog Beau on The Tonight Show, July 28, 1981.

Poem text is here if you want to print it. Photo from