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highplainsdem

(49,517 posts)
Mon Aug 1, 2022, 02:00 PM Aug 2022

Are kittens the cutest life forms in our known universe?


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Definitely. How could there be any question?
16 (94%)
Wish they weren't, since I do love _______ too, but I have to give kittens the edge.
0 (0%)
Nope. And I don't care who's keeping a list of kitten-proof people.
0 (0%)
Other. (Please explain in a reply.)
1 (6%)
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Are kittens the cutest life forms in our known universe? (Original Post) highplainsdem Aug 2022 OP
I love em 🐾 Deuxcents Aug 2022 #1
Like kittens MiniMe Aug 2022 #2
Awww. Labs are adorable, especially puppies, though I love adult labs, too. Saw the most highplainsdem Aug 2022 #5
. . . Not Heidi Aug 2022 #6
Those little bitty claws hook my heart. calimary Aug 2022 #3
I have one who thinks my hand is a pin cushion. Emile Aug 2022 #4
You have to ask? Not Heidi Aug 2022 #7
Puppies!!!!! broiles Aug 2022 #8
Are very cute! highplainsdem Aug 2022 #12
Kittens, ferrets, puppies, otters, red pandas, baby giant pandas, baby elephants-I can think of many tblue37 Aug 2022 #9
I agree that those, and countless other baby animals, are all cute. highplainsdem Aug 2022 #10
yes Skittles Aug 2022 #11
yes demtenjeep Aug 2022 #13
Had never heard of Papatise before. What adorable dogs! highplainsdem Aug 2022 #14
Of course! niyad Aug 2022 #15
I'm the "I wish they weren't bc I love other ___'lbut they have the edge; vote 😄 because... electric_blue68 Aug 2022 #16

MiniMe

(21,738 posts)
2. Like kittens
Mon Aug 1, 2022, 02:05 PM
Aug 2022

But I'm a dog person and have fostered numerous lab litters from when they are born. Baby labs are the cutest things every IMHO.

highplainsdem

(49,517 posts)
5. Awww. Labs are adorable, especially puppies, though I love adult labs, too. Saw the most
Mon Aug 1, 2022, 02:31 PM
Aug 2022

beautiful yellow lab the other day, a guide dog, so sweet.

tblue37

(65,830 posts)
9. Kittens, ferrets, puppies, otters, red pandas, baby giant pandas, baby elephants-I can think of many
Mon Aug 1, 2022, 04:16 PM
Aug 2022

different cutest life forms.

Lambs, baby goats--I could go on forever.

highplainsdem

(49,517 posts)
10. I agree that those, and countless other baby animals, are all cute.
Mon Aug 1, 2022, 08:32 PM
Aug 2022

I do think that kittens would most often be named the cutest, though. And btw, I thought of posting this poll after seeing your Kitten: "I meant to do that!" OP.

I'd guess kittens and puppies would dominate any such poll, partly because they are favorite pets and so many of us grew up enjoying their cuteness and antics.

But I've noticed for years that kitten calendars will usually be sold out before puppy calendars, and cat memes seem to be more popular than dog memes online. I believe there are about as many dog lovers as cat lovers. But I have noticed, with quite a few dog lovers I know, that they really favor specific breeds, or at the least specific sizes of dogs, and aren't nearly as fond of different types of dogs. (That isn't true of all of them, but I know it is true of some, including some in my own family.) OTOH, cats and kittens, compared to dogs and puppies, are closer to one standard, not drastically modified by breeding over centuries. So a kitten calendar will probably appeal to more cat lovers than a puppy calendar will to dog lovers. And a dog lover who prefers only certain breeds or one particular size of dog might think those particular puppies are the cutest life forms ever, but kittens are cuter than drastically different breeds/sizes of puppies.

I also googled the very important question of kittens and cuteness, and ran across this Guardian article:

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/11/cats-why-are-kittens-so-cute

electric_blue68

(15,440 posts)
16. I'm the "I wish they weren't bc I love other ___'lbut they have the edge; vote 😄 because...
Thu Aug 4, 2022, 04:50 AM
Aug 2022

certain baby puppies: I never knew German Shepherds could be SO cute🥰; baby dashunds 🥰😄 ; baby labs🥰 (Colbert's lab 'run') , baby French bulldogs 🥰🥰 ; baby beagles🥰

Jumping baby miniture goats! 🥰🥰🥰🥰
(So Joyful!!!)

Hedgehogs 🥰

Kittens 🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰

Baby Little Blue (or Fairy) Penguins 🥰🥰🥰🥰

But Black Blue-eyed Kittens take the cake for me
🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰


Has anyone even seen a green eyed black kitten?
Never seen a photo. Maybe a generic thing?!

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