This is not the first time I’ve said it, but it is not a great time to equate the word “bedbug” with cute and cuddly creatures or children’s bedtime fun.
See: [2013 update: link to now defunct blog promoting Bed Bug toy removed] “The BEDBUG Blog: Bedbug is COMING!” (which appears to be marketing both a charming fuzzy creature and a book entitled, “The Bed Bug Who Wouldn’t Bite”).
This bedbug says “cute” things like,
The way things are going, I’ll just bet I’m snuggled up in lots of Christmas stockings. Hey! Maybe I’ll even be able to get SOME SLEEP!
You and me both, buddy!
No one who knew about the resurgence of blood-sucking bed bugs would find bed bugs in Christmas stockings to be a charming idea.
Compare this Bed Bug Blog [2013 update: link to now defunct blog promoting Bed Bug toy removed], with this Bed Bug Blog [2013 update: link to Caitlin’s now defunct Bed Bug Blog removed].