Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for September 17, 2000
NATE: Go get it!! pant pant pant pant pant NATE: Spitsy! Hello?! You're supposed to fetch the ball! Dumb dog. All right. Let's try this ag– YUP! ROLF! NATE: Hey! Spitsy! Don't eat the ball, you– CHOMPF! RRRRRR CHOMPF! CHOMPF! NATE: Spitsy? SPITSY!! Ack! Ack! Hack! HEAVE! PLOO! "Hey, did you see that?" "Somebody call the newspaper! FRANCIS: Would this be a good time to resume our "dogs are smarter than cats" debate? NATE: Shut up.