Is This a New Rule of Cuteness?

Jennifer H. proposes a new rule of cuteness: When you cover your eyes, it’s cute.

And for Exhibit A, she offers: “This is a picture of our cat, Tippy (so named for white tip on the end of her tail). She sleeps like this all the time and it cracks us up, so we caught it on film!”

What say you, peeps? This picture rules — but is it a new rule? Vote below!

Rule of Cuteness #48 Tiny Tongues are Cute

Check it! Simultaneous miniature slurping and ‘Pppbbbbffft!’ action!


This just in: TONGUEHANCEMENT:


We are closing in on 50 Rules, Miriam Sssssssth.

If You Don’t Squee At This

The right side of your brain will never speak to you again.


Cover your ears, Peewee and Joann!

Kronche Squared

Longtime Cuteologists are familiar with Rule of Cuteness #35: If you try to eat your own appendage, it’s cute.


Less well-known is its corollary: If someone else is eating a different appendage at the same time, it’s ultra-cute.


No need to buy them chew toys, Cindilla T.

Rule of Cuteness #47, Splayed haunch action is cute

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You think that still-life is cute? Check this: ‘TOCKSLEDDING!

And the Gold in ‘TockSledding goes to Amerrrican Drew H.

Rule of Cuteness #46: Yin-Yang Is Cute

To see Rule #46 in action, use some circular logic, and you’ll agree that whenever two animals curl up head to tail, it’s a cute sight to see Rule #46 in action, use some circular logic, and you’ll agree that whenever two animals curl up head to tail, it’s a cute sight to see Rule #46 in action, use some circular logic, and you’ll agree that whenever two animals curl up head to tail, it’s a cute sight to see…

Photo credit: geoftheref

Stays Possum-y — Even in Milk!

Cuteologists, we are presented today with a rarely-seen corollary to Rule of Cuteness #8 (If your furniture doubles as a meal, you’re cute), which states: If your bath doubles as a meal, you’re cute. And you can finish that all by yourself. No, really, I don’t seem to have an appetite for some reason, so you go ahead.

Photo credit: AnimalAdvocates. Submitted by Dave K.

Motopup Mania Already!

And the motopups keep on rolling in! Awesome photographer Abigail Smigel not only spotted this pup wearing Barbie’s Dream Doggles™, but also caught a hint of Rule #5 (fisheye lens is cute) action. Vroom!

Rule of Cuteness #45 Anything with the word ‘pygmy’ in it is Cute

“Bunny”? Cute.
“Bunneh”? Cuter.
“PYGMY BUNNEH”? OMG CUTEST!!!

As usual, F1v3r keeps us apprised of all bunnular news. F1v3r also says we should all go to Save a Bunny.com.

Rule of Cuteness #44: Ears at 9 and 3 o’clock are cute

Sender-inner Amy S. and her cat Sebastian bring us our last new Rule of Cuteness for 2009:  If your ears point at 9 and 3 o’clock, you’re cute.  And if your ears point at 10, 2 and 4 o’clock, it’s time for a brisk, refreshing Dr Pepper!