Would you just look at this? Jon's making me wear a kitty sweater. - People dress their pets up because it makes them look like little people. Well, I'm NOT a little person, I'm a CAT. - For instance, I like a pinch of catnip in my morning
When you own a cat, its hairs get everywhere. - Every time I eat, I find a cat hair in my food. Let me show you. - I know it's here something. - - - I CAN'T EAT 'TIL I FIND THAT HAIR! - Silly me. I forgot to put it in there.
YAWN! - smack smack smack - Oh my. - Just look at that gorgeous sunrise! - Mother nature certainly uses every color on her vast palette to paint a dawn. Truly blessed are we, the early risers. - Have you ever seen a more beautiful sunset,
I'll bet you can't wait to see what kind of cat food you're having for dinner. I'll bet I can. - Here it comes... You can cut the tension with a knife. - LIVER! Oh, hooray, hop about, clap paws, squeal with glee.
Hmmm, Jon's drawing board. Hmmm, some paper. Hmmm, some ink. - I think this world would be a nicer place in which to live: If countries could settle their differences without hurting anybody. If everyone smiled at even people they didn't
Spring is here. - The warm spring sun is coaxing trees to bud and flowers to bloom. Fledging songbirds are testing their lilting voices. Soft spring zephyrs are wafting the sweet scent of lilacs. Spring is here. - Big, fat hairy deal.
I know you've been in a nasty mood this week, Garfield. Many of us occasionally feel angry for no reason at all...psychologists all it a free-floating anxiety. - SPLAT! FREE-FLOAT THIS! - I wonder if this ever happened to Freud.
GROWL - The cat craves fresh meat. - What-ho, the cat senses unsuspecting quarry o'er yon knoll. - Coiling like a spring, he prepares to lunge. - Steely sinews propel him toward his helpless prey. - Once again a cat's primal instincts provide
Boy, I', starved. I think I'll have sausage. hash browns and some eggs over easy. - Good morning, Garfield. Here's tuna and liver surprise! - The sausage and hash browns are delicious. But I do believe the eggs are a bit overdone.
Tell me what you think of my new poem, Garfield. - "MY BUDDY" I have a buddy. My buddy's a toad. He's kind of muddy, he's flat on the road. But, he is my buddy, my buddy to stay, 'til he's peeled up and sailed away. - Garfield?
PURRRR - PURRR - tappity tappity tappity tappity tappity tappity - - scratch! scratch! scratch! scratch! - - Good morning, sunshine. Welcome to another glorious, fun-filled day with your favorite pet! - I'm so happy to own a cat, I could just
Hello, Julie? How about a movie tonight? Oh, I see. Okay, goodbye. - Darn, she said she was just walking out the door to visit her brother in Tokyo. - That's what I call bad timing. - That's called getting shot out of the saddle, you turkey.
Did I ever tell you about my uncle Harry? He was a famous mouser at a glass plant in Gas City, Indiana. - Legend has it that uncle Harry chased a mouse fight into tank #2 - Now he's a paperweight in Bayonne, New Jersey.
Hello, Carolyn? Hey, now about taking in a movie tonight? Uh...oh sure, I understand. - She said she would love to have gone out with me tonight. click - But she had to stay home and pluck her eyebrows. Subtle.
DING DONG tug tug - Good evening, Felicia, my dear. Dinner awaits. - A loaf of bread, a jug of wine and thou (heh-heh) Oh, brother. - - WAHCHOO! - I'm allergic for cats! Either he goes or I go. SNIFF! - POOMP! - Gee, and she was cute, too.
It's only noon, Garfield. Why don't you sleep in today, you deserve the rest. - Hey, Garfield! Let's have some fun! I'll hold Odie down and you beat him up. - How about some exercise, Garfield? Why don't you scratch up my favorite new chair
Come on, Garfield. Let's go camping. Not in your life. - Gee, and I'd packed lots of lasagna, too. - Since you put it that way, I reckon there's a trail or two out there that could stand a little blazing.
How about a snack, Garfield? - Here's some liver left from dinner. Blech! - It's good. Really. Watch me. - M-m-m-m nummy nummy nummy Oh, very well. - - A MOUSE! GET IT! - GARFIELD, WHY CAN'T YOU CHASE MICE LIKE OTHER CATS? - If Jon eats one
Well, Mr. Arbuckle, your cat's basically in good health. - But you'll have to take better care of him. Listen to the doctor, Jon. - He's too fat. Close your ears, boy! The woman's some kind of a quack!
Tell me, Liz, haven't we met somewhere before? A rice paddy in Hong Kong? - Look, jerk. I'll be the vet for your cat, but I won't play fall guy for your stupid lines. Understood? Uh-huh. - So long, doctor. Have a nice day.
FOOD! - That's this? - I appears to be of the crescent roll family. - A true gourmet never shies away from a new taste treat. - (smack) A bit dry, but palatable. - Garfield, have you seen my sweat socks?
We'll make an appointment for Garfield's next checkup in about six months. - What if there's an emergency? Then you can call me day or night. - Come on, Garfield. Let's go home and play in traffic. That's not funny.
GARFIELD'S HISTORY OF CATS: The first cat was domesticated about a million years ago. The cat (named "Org") was owned by a cave man named "Chuck" - While rumor has it that Org ate his owner... - Historians maintain the family dog ate Chuck.
GARFIELD'S HISTORY OF CATS: During the dark ages of the legendary ratter "Fluffy-The-Fierce" destroyed every rat but one... - O'l Fluffy got his clock cleaned by the even more legendary "Mat-The-Rat" dribble dribble dribble - Incidentally, it
GARFIELD'S HISTORY OF CATS: Cat's penchant for sharpening their claws has served many historic purposes: In Victorian times cats were used to antique furniture. rrrrrrr - During the Spanish-American war, cats were used as interrogators. I'll
We're going for a walk, Garfield. I HATE leashes. - Heh, heh, taking your pet for a stroll through the park is a great way to meet chicks. grrr ffft - ROWRR! - What kind of a JERK would walk his cat on a leash? rowr! - rowr! ffft! yip! yip!
Say, you look like you want to go jogging this morning, Garfield. You are wrong, sweat sock breath. - Jogging is fine for some people, I suppose... - But I've never been that crazy about the dry heaves.
Oh, Garfield. - We're going on a trip, Garfield. So just hop into your new kitty carrier here. - OH-NO! - Not THE BOX!!! - - Let me put it to you this way. Before we go on the the trip, one of us is going to have to get into this kitty
- SPLOOSH! - OH-NO! A vicious undertow is dragging me out to sea! - I'M TOO YOUNG TO GO! - I can see the headlines now..."WORLD FAMOUS CAT LOST AT SEA. MILLIONS OF BEAUTIFUL GIRL CATS GRIEF-STRICKEN!" - I can't make it! I'm going down for the
CARTOONIST'S NOTE: Today's Garfield strip is to be read only by fat people, or people with fat tendencies, you skinny ones can read the other strips, or jog, or drink a glass of water, or whatever it is skinny people do. ...I wouldn't know. -
We're going to see your veterinarian today, Garfield. - She's one cute chicky-boo. I'd marry her in a second. - It's comforting to know the high values placed on the sacred institution of marriage are still with us today. In a half-second!
I suppose you want to know how my date went with Liz, the vet...well, don't ask. I won't. - She didn't show. Old Jon just stood up. I don't want to hear about it. - You know, Garfield. I like you better than people. Tell me more.
WAKE UP, SLEEPYHEAD! - We're having breakfast on the patio this morning. - Because I want to share this beautiful sunrise with you. - Where else can you find a living, breathing work of art created just for you ? fresh with the promise of a
My, you look nice today, Irma. Are you kidding? - When I come to work I wear base and lipstick and that's it, Hon. I don't put on eyes unless I have a hot date. You know what I mean? - I didn't even shave my legs. This definitely isn't one of
I often wonder what goes on in that complex mind of yours, Garfield. bzzzzzzzzzzzzz - Wouldn't it be wonderful if humans and animals could communicate? smack! - What would you say to me if you could talk right now? I just killed a fly
Let's go look at new furniture, Garfield. - FURNITURE CITY Gee, this sofa's nice. What do you think, Garfield? - Garfield? - POW! - koooosh POP! POP! ssssss POW! plif - Congratulations, sir. You are now the proud owner of 23 slightly clawed
What a bummer. Here I am wrapped up in a window blind. - Just bump in the road of destiny, just a hump on the camel of fate, just a lump in the throat of misfortune. - Hey! You DO have to suffer to write!
Whatever your beliefs, the Christmas season represents peace, love and charity among people everywhere. - Merry Christmas and season's greetings. - Sometimes I'm so sentimental I could just kiss myself.