Rule of Cuteness #52: The “Sneaky Sleepy Peek Technique” C’est Chic

We’ve seen this look before: That noncommittal lifting of the eyelid juuust enough to see who’s out there, and Flickr-er apanoply‘s mai-shi Berkley totally nails it.


We bet Berkley would wake up for a slice of PEEK-HANCE pie!

Rule of Cuteness #49: If You Curl Up Into a Circle When You Sleep, It’s Cute

Could there be anything more cute and convenient than being able to use one’s own butt as a pillow? We think not.


From a photo set titled Puppy Needs Home by Flickr user mosaic36

Rule of Cuteness # 33 – Good as new!

Dusted off and displayed for your viewing pleasure! A bygone Rule of Cuteness that was stumbled upon down in the ol’ CO basement!

“Your tail says, “Yes!”, but your ears say, “nyerhe!”


Miriam S. sent in this baby squirrel orphan rescued by Second Chance Wildlife Center.

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.