Arlo and Janis by Jimmy Johnson for May 21, 2022

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    Rhetorical_Question   7 months ago

    Cats are technically wild animals. They are lucky that people find them fascinating.

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    Tyge Premium Member 7 months ago

    The age of bubble-wrapped, boxed delivery!

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    nosirrom  7 months ago

    It certainly is. We used to have to wait for an appliance delivery to get a good box to play in.

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    ElVez2  7 months ago

    No more paper bags at grocery store

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    Steverino Premium Member 7 months ago

    Back in ancient Egypt, cats were expected to work for a living.

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    FassEddie  7 months ago

    Every box we get becomes a tunnel or hidey hole. At least for a day. They love it.

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    Jhony  7 months ago

    Ludwig and Krazy Kat, the very best of cat cartooning in the history of the funny papers.

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    Lomax9er7  7 months ago

    How many of us as kids played with large boxes. Great fun. Boxes, best toys ever.

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    MeGoNow Premium Member 7 months ago

    Don’t be quick to throw that out. With supply chain problems, there’s an international shortage of cardboard boxes. But the future is bright, and the numbers are expected to grow each year and cornstarch cardboard is coming.

    And look at Target’s new shipping boxes.

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 7 months ago

    Cat’s sleep a lot…anywhere it’s dark.

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    judie1  7 months ago

    No box too big, no box too small. Cats, they love them all!!

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    bryan42  7 months ago

    During the 1st year of Covid lockdowns my wife made a bunch of different buildings from cardboard boxes. Very elaborate affairs intricately painted, some with columns, bell towers, widow’s walks and other details. Of course the cats took them over!

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    Bruce1253  7 months ago

    With all their packaging, giant server farms spread throughout the country, huge power demand, and fleet of delivery, trucking and aircraft, Amazon may have the largest carbon footprint of any company in the world.

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    paranormal  7 months ago

    Careful Ludie that you don’t get shipped out…

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    CynthiaLeigh  7 months ago

    I can’t throw out some boxes because the cats will take them over, and they look so blissful sleeping in “Hotel Amazon”!

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    KEA  7 months ago

    I was antiquing the other day and was reminded that not so long ago, we didn’t have packaging tape and everything had to be tied up with strings. How did we survive?

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    donwestonmysteries  7 months ago

    Cave cat.

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    Bamaboy61  7 months ago

    Many years ago, before I became allergic to cats, we had a cat that loved to climb into things like bags and boxes. We would bring home groceries in large paper bags and as we unpacked and put away, we would drop the empty bags on the floor behind us. The cat would inevitably wind up inside one of the bags peaking out.

    All was well until one day I was cooking out using a charcoal grill. I put the last of a bag of charcoal in the grill and dropped the bag. The next thing I knew the cat was peaking out of the empty charcoal bag. I moved quickly to close the deck door before he tried to go inside, yelled for my wife to start water running in the tub, firmly secured the cat, and then headed toward the tub. We then proceeded to bathe the cat, something we all hated. I think that the experience might have soured the cat on climbing into things.

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    suelou  7 months ago

    Why aren’t the conservationists screaming about this? I can’t imagine how many trees are cut down for cardboard and how all the plastic for the packaging that first uses chemicals to make, add are just thrown out because so many of them aren’t recycled…and what it is doing to our eco system!

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    Thanksfortheinfo2000  7 months ago

    For a minute I thought he was comparing Luddie’s box living with homeless camps.

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    Bwingblue1  7 months ago

    I think Arlo is telling the cat that his species is living the good life, as well as having all those empty boxes to play in and sleep in.

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    Marvin Premium Member 7 months ago

    Wasn’t this strip about a new toy for Luddie and his species and not about issues with Amazon’s packing and delivery services?

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    daddo52  7 months ago

    Looks like a cardboard brown age to me

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