A Different-Kind-of-Dog Fight

Well hellooooo, little birdies! Oh, do you see something you like…? Is it this delicious walnut? Too bad the tastiest treat on the planet is jusssst out of reach…

Oh my. OK, I did not foresee this seriously terrifying hopping and pecking. How about we go split-sies?

From overachiever, Marilyn T., via Mail Online

D-I-V-O-R-C-E

According to the BBC, wildlife experts were stunned to witness a rare “divorce” among a pair of swans.  The birds, which normally mate for life, returned to a Gloucestershire wildfowl sanctuary — with different partners. Sanctuary officials hope the birds will resolve their differences on an upcoming Maury Povich.

Photo: Swan Heart by fmc.nikon.d40

Roger Hummingbird, You’re Clear for Take-Off

It seemed Roger flapped a little too hard recently and unfortunately ended up with a broken wing. But never fear – Roger is now clear to hover next to petunias once again, thanks to the professional care of our sender-inner, K-riz.

(And the constant stream of inspirational lyricist, Mr. Mister, didn’t hurt, either.)

Bye-bye, birdie, K-riz.

The Eternal Struggle of Anteater vs. Domino

Our friends the Japanese test a new version of the domino theory:  Which animal will walk through the dominoes without knocking them over?  Will it be the turkey?  The pig?  The coconut/armadillo Transformer?  Click play for the surprising answer!

The Bird Was Disturbed

Kyle was giving his oddly colorless neighbor, Lenny, a lift home after a crazy night at Go-Go-Gecko Lounge, when the sudden realization hit him. Kyle hated himself for thinking it, and he knew his cousins would be disgusted, but there was no denying it:

Lenny tasted like chicken.

kingfisher with frog

We ought to give you a medal, Marilyn T.

Photo by Vaibhav Deshmukh

Eat It, Tony Hawk!

… because you’re about to get majorly owned, courtesy of Bud Budgie, bad buff boardin’ boid!  Once I totally shred your airtime records, I’ll win the X Games!

Righteous photographical submittage, Simone M.

The Year in Cute, 2009

… and, for some things, there are no words.  (Click pictures to view original posts.)

Congratulations, Parakeet of Tomorrow!

You are the proud owner of a new BirDroid 5000x fully-automatic human suit! At last, the legs you’ve always wanted for walking, jogging, and dancing!  Grasp objects with your lifelike hands — no more using your beak!

Is Bird being smuggled, or snuggled, Amy T.?

Year In Cute 2009: Ad Infinitum

Oh sure, sex sells, but in 2009, Madison Avenue caught a serious case of Teh Qte.  Below, we take another look at the cutest ads we featured in the past year.

No, You Repeat After Me

“Cute Overload is the bestest site on the whole Intertubes EVER!”  Brwaaaaaaaawk!

Ooh, you’re gonna have some dead pixels on that screen, Susan R.