Max’s HolidayOverload© Winners v3.0

santa max 51zGzZad6zL._SL500_AA300_@MaxStubbular here with our final set o’ HolidayOverload© winners! U get the 2013 Cute Overload Calendar! Now, U winners won’t get it for tomorrow morning, cuz Max Don’t Do FedEx. But they’re free n’ stuffs so whatev. Merry Christmas to all!

“My adorable dog Emma!” Photographed by Erin B.

“This is Chloe, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. She belongs to the family I used to nanny for. This is her admiring the Christmas ornament I gave the family! It would mean so much to me if she were to be featured on your site! Thanks,
Liz M.”

“This is Rezi Roy….he managed to stay still enough to look right at the camera. Santa’s missing reindeer!” From Maggie M., photo by Sean C.

Littlebug and Teddy Roo waiting for Santa, from RL & GL M.

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Jackie C. is the hoomin who sent een thees photo of Ruby.

From Rebekah C.: “Our cutie pug Koko celebrating her first Christmas with us after her adoption. We were working on the ‘leave it’ command in this picture.”

BunBun the..Bun, from Sarah G.

“This is Skeeter waiting patiently under the Christmas tree. Skeeter is an alumni of your website having appeared in March 2006.” From Chris F.

Top shot: “Theodore was feeling very generous this year,” says HRG. Bottom shot: “Freddy on the left, James T. Kirk in the middle, and Theodore on the right.” [James…….T………Kirk? Best Pig name evah. -Ed]

Top photo of Akimi Da Ferret nomming away; second photo is Tocco. From Melody M.’s House O’ Ferrets. Photos by Vince.

Ollie Claus, from Raychael L.

Rootbeer the Chinchilla scopin’ out the loot, from Marino.

Sian W. gives us the lowdown thusly: “My miniature schnauzer “Theo” in his Christmas jumper.”

Melissa S. tells us it’s “snowing in Wisconsin.” Jammies seems to love eet.

Penny obviously stressed- from Katie M.

“I have attached a photo of my dog Shinobi, who turned 6 yesterday, the 23rd! He is super excited for Christmas!” From Erin K.

“Here is a picture of my horse Patches doing her best as one of Santa’s reindeer!” – Kara H. OMGPONIES!!!!1!1!1111!!!!!1!!!


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“I am submitting this picture of Botox. Botox’s nickname is “Pumpy No Nutz” because when he was a puppy, he humped all the time. He also has no nuts and still humps people to this day. He is probably thinking in the picture, ‘Why are there so many shiny toys for me on this tree?’ He absolutely loves Christmas and tends to keep questionable company during this time of the year.” -Lauren W with, um, TMI.

Cuteporter Suzanne D.: “This is Teddy D. (last name is Dogg) and here’s a shot of him trying to hide the fact that he had been balancing on the arm of the sofa trying to get at the Christmas tree.” [Classic Baroo. -Ed]


“For your holiday consideration: Our late, great Fila Brasileiro, Judge. At Christmas– and all year– he got lots of stuffed toys, which had very short lifespans. He would tear out the little squeaker inside and hold it in his mouth for hours. Kind of like eating the heart of a vanquished enemy.” -Carina M.

Ruth M.: “This is our 8 year-old baby, Padma. Her Christmas wish is to be on Cute Overload.” [Wishes do come true. -Ed]

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Julia N.: “This is our Pomeranian, Rue, waiting for Santa (or maybe the neighbor’s cat, which ever one happens to walk by the window first!”)

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Milo ees from Wendy H.

Lulu the kitteh, via Tiffy C!

Aubrey D: “This is Charlie! He is very excited for Christmas!”

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Penny and Winnipeg (& Santa) from Nicole H.

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“We did up some holiday cards and thought we’d share–pick us, Maxie!!! Otherwise Sir Irving Tesla Paddington Baxter will have suffered through reindeer antlers for naught! You don’t want that, do you?!” [No way, Ju H.- Ed]

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“Here are a couple Christmas shots of our chihuahua Sophie. The garland wasn’t a problem but she really wasn’t too pleased with the antlers!” -Joyce G. from Down Undah.

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From Dorota D.:”This is Marmaduke. I thought he was a Chihuahua when I got him, but he has the body of a mini-greyhound and the face of a chihuahua. In fact, these guys could possibly be his parents!”

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“Toby is posing as Santa Paws this year,” says Cuteporter Lauren E.

Ivy from Jennifer B., who also added, “Ivy is my best pal I rescued from the pound 5 years ago.” [Bravo! -Ed]

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Jenny H: “Molly is the one in the pink sweater in most of the pictures. Stan is wearing the red and green sweater in most of the pictures. He is a Pug/Boxer mix that we adopted from Mid-Atlantic Pug Rescue in 2008. Charlie is a Pug/Beagle mix and is sporting a lovely green sweater and soulful brown eyes.”

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Christine H. sent Cappy The Kitteh in, with photo by her sistah Harriet.

Kelsey S. sez: “This is Gryphon, a mouse I took in when I found him orphaned at only 10 days old. After a couple weeks of bottle feeding, little Gryph was ready to celebrate the holidays with some friends! PS- Lots of belly rubs to Maxie!”

Michelle K. reports: “His name is David Bowie The Dog!”

Amy The Kitteh from Mariana A.

Penny Lane Da Hedgie from Kimberly J.

“The first photo is Cricket, a Yorkie mix. The back of the love seat is her favorite place to sleep. The second photo is Potato, who we call a mutt, but is actually a cocka-pekin-poo. That sounds kind of creepy, though. He’s not too thrilled about Christmas (too many changes in the house), but we’ll say what he’s really worried about is delivering all those presents!” Megan Z., have a Merry one!

Sherman c/o Smedley.


Maggie D. sent in Jean-Claude.

Max’s HolidayOverloads© were powered by a couple of boxes of terrific Trader Joe’s Pfeffernusse cookies, and a carton or three of TJ’s Egg Nogg. This is your announcer, Dan Pardo.


From Curtis St. J.


Congratulations! More Max’s HolidayOverload© Winners!

santa max 51zGzZad6zL._SL500_AA300_Max Stubbular here with our second set of HolidayOverload© photos! All Sender-Inner Hoomins get our 2013 Cute Overload  Calendar! We’ll do one more set of winners before Giftmas, so send your submishes in, yo. And now, THE WINNERS:

From Christina V: “Jay is now 15 years old…he’s been on your site in the past!”

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Mr. Elvis, from his mom hoomin Melissa S.

Joanne V: “These are the loves of my life Hamlet (the fawn pug on the left) and Ignatz (the black pug on the right). This is their first Christmas picture together from a few years back. I think Hamlet looks like a Dead End Kid in his over-sized sweater, but it’s so adorable how he’s giving Ignatz Christmas Kissies! Pick us, Maxie, pick us!!!!!” [Done. -Ed]

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Trinkster returns. In lights. Sent in by Paul P.

“These Christmas snuggle pups are Wendy Penelope and Walter Pierre Jones,” sez Melissa A.

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Here’s Monty from Megan B.

Elaine L. sent these in, with the explanation: “Pansy the Boxer just had some (minor, planned) surgery and has been rocking the inflatable donut to keep her chewer away from her stitches. We thought we’d try something a little more festive. Pansy was not amused.”

Kelly S: “Emmie…( swear she’s flipping me off in this photo).”

Andrea V: “This is one of our four cats. His name is Maybe. He was lucky enough to be featured on CuteOverload a few years back as a wee kitten licking Dr. Phil – one of our other cats. There was quite the thread mostly bashing us for naming our cat Dr. Phil! Hilarious.”

Danielle L.: “I am sending you a picture of my French/English bulldog mix, Butters. We decided to take family Christmas pictures this year. He tends to be over-excited for these festivities.” [We can tell. -Ed]

Brooke M. provides us with thees photograph of Lil’ J.

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Jenn S.: “This is Flynn The Hedgehog and Betty The Beaver, who live at the OC Zoo. They are dressed up in holiday finery. The OC Zoo is operated by OC Parks in Orange County, CA, and they mainly have critters who were abandoned, confiscated, or who could otherwise not live on their own in the wild. It’s like an entire zoo of ResQte! The wonderful folks at the OC Zoo take some of the littler guys out into the public to teach kids and other groups about wildlife. It is a wonderful facility, and of course the staff get to play with these cuties all day.” [What? Where do I sign up? -Ed]

Max’s HolidayOverload© v1.0

santa maxMax Stubbular here- let’s check out our first set of HolidayOverload© Picks! All of the Sender-Inner Hoomins receive the 2013 CO Calendar, available here, though supplies are dwindling! Send your HolidayOverload™ photos in- click here! Good Luck and Season’s Greetings to all Peeps!


Holly & Sophie untangling lights, from Hoomin Abby W.


Jessica M., we thank thee for the “Pigture” as well as the hover-text!

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Nathan G. with another set of classic shots o’ Magilla Glub Glub, The Kigali Kitteh.

On Dasher, on Dancer, on Prancer and—Pumpkin?

santa maxMax Stubbular reporting. Our first Holiday Overload winner is here!

Sender-Inner Laura says: “This is Pumpkin! We dressed him up for 12 different photos for a year-long calendar. This is January! He was a total ham!”

Did SOMEone say…calendar? Laura—we’re sending you the 2013 CO Calendar. Just ‘cuz.