Credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images; Photo via deviantArt Photo: October 24's Cutie and the Beast Face-off

Cute hunters, lock and load! Every Monday, we take two of the most achingly adorable beings on the planet and force you to make one tough call: as darling as these two critters are, you must choose a winner. Think of it as the Cute Thunderdome — two cuties enter, one cutie leaves. So, what say you? Who is the Cutie, and who is the Beast?  

Think you’re up for the challenge? We’ve got two very cute videos for you to judge.

First up, Mark Ballas plays a guitar solo:

Credit: Video via YouTube Photo: Mark Ballas Plays the Guitar in Concert

Dancing With the Stars pro Mark Ballas hits the stage with his band. Is there anything hotter than a guy who can play the guitar?

Next, a kitten manages to play the piano:

Credit: Video via YouTube Photo: Aw! A Kitten Plays the Piano

This little ball of fuzz wanders up and down the piano keyboard. It’s adorable watching her investigate where the sound is coming from. She’s no Mozart, but it doesn’t sound half bad either!

The time has come to make the tough call: