Breaking Cat News by Georgia Dunn for January 26, 2023

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    thelsrc  over 1 year ago

    Puck is asking the existential questions.

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    Ricky Bennett  over 1 year ago

    What happened to the whiskers? Hair today, gone tomorrow…

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    Gloria Fleming  over 1 year ago

    Wow, first happy, smiling Elvis and now empathetic Elvis. Is it the apocalypse??

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    McColl34 Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Don’t worry, Puck. Your whiskers are still there, they’re just harder to see with the more natural lighting.

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    FreihEitner Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Burt sure is quick at pulling archive footage!

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    kittylover.truitt  over 1 year ago

    Awww! Love it

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    FreihEitner Premium Member over 1 year ago

    We got an early shot of Elvis and an early shot of Puck, but no early shot of Lupin! I love early Lupin. In fairness, I love them all then and now.

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    WelshRat Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Flashback time. And where’s the picture of Lupin?

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    CatRanger  over 1 year ago

    I think Puck’s whiskers went the way of the Man’s “tail”. Maybe Puck’s whiskers will also grow back like the Man’s tail grew back? Wait! Now that Puck mentions it, just how has Lupin been “reading” Puck’s whiskers since they disappeared? And where have everyone else’s whiskers gone? <GASP!>

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    Gent  over 1 year ago

    Ah yes. When Elvis became a bureaucat. Who can forgets that.

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    Robin Harwood  over 1 year ago

    I’m sure Burt can answer all those technical questions.

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    Jacob Mattingly   over 1 year ago

    Okay i’ve been bringing up the Bureau thing all week, but I didn’t think the STRIP would (Also props to georgia for using the early art too instead of going for the reprints). And my shipping for these two has offically gone from something I keep bringing up for my own amusment to “utterly adorable” as Elvis gets needing to hide under a bureau a while and the quite thank you elvis is quite sweet. I’m fully aware i’m just reading into this but it is adorable.. as is Puck being utterly confused as it’s been a while since we got classic “i’m a boy.” levels of confused puck. He raises a good point though.

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    DorseyBelle  over 1 year ago

    Oh so much to love. Flashback to Elvis’s “forward my mail” comment (we fans nailed it)! Gentle Sophie crying with her tissue box – we feel you, sweetie! And yeah, where are your whiskers? You were a lighter shade of black then too. (I know, I know, the artist has explained how she developed Puck’s appearance).

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    FreyjaRN Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Everyone needs to hide sometimes.

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    ElliottB.C.Rennie  over 1 year ago

    They’re still there dear Pucky, it’s just difficult to see them against the marvellous void of darkness that is your fur.

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    Sue Ellen  over 1 year ago

    I love them all, but Elvis and Sophie are my favorites. This story arc makes me love them even more!

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    Jungle Empress  over 1 year ago

    I love comparing Georgia’s current style to the old one! It reads me of when I was a big Garfield fan, collecting the books and seeing how the art style evolved over time, which was pretty neat. Meanwhile, I am very much not an artist; my sister got all the artistic talent, LOL.

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    arolarson Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Attention toebean fanatics…see Kliban’s Cats today. Then can anyone explain the red blob?

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    cat19632001  over 1 year ago

    Ah, Puck. No one thinks they’ve changed until they see old pictures/footage of themselves.

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    misty  over 1 year ago

    Okay, so your heart’s broken

    You lie around mopin’

    Cryin’ and cryin’

    You say you’re thinkin’ of bureau divin’?

    Well, before you should completely crash, dig this

    Even Elvis gets the blues some time

    There’s no exception to the rule

    Listen, baby, strife is natural, but it’s not cool

    I ain’t lyin’, everybody gets the blues

    How can you help it when you know it’s movin’ day

    And all your favorite things have been packed away

    Oh-oh-oh, heck on earth is all you see

    You’re out of touch with reality

    And now you cry but when you do

    Your friends come around to comfort you

    Everybody has the blues, some time

    Things will happen that make life cruel

    Listen, baby, it’s only natural, it’ll be cool

    I want to tell ya that

    Everybody gets the blues

    - Kenneth Williams / Ralph Bailey / Rudy Clark – Everybody Plays the Fool – The Main Ingredient

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    Defective Premium Member over 1 year ago

    I loved the art on the old portal. But I love the evolution, too. Cats can evolve! Who knew?

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    Kitty Katz  over 1 year ago

    Meanwhile, Back on the Nile


    Beatrixia: _Have you considered asking for (your jewels) back?

    Queen Catshepsut the Golden: Excellent idea. I would like to invite our elven guests to have lunch with us where His Highness Fe-Anaro can make his formal request.

    Fe-Anaro: You are most kind, Your Majesty. I understand your royal jester’s troupe is most entertaining.

    The Queen: Indeed they are. I have instructed Lupinium and Ora Z to demonstrate their latest Thwump routine.

    Enter Thomios

    Thomios: Your Majesty and Honored Guests, it is my pleasure to present our lunch of fresh-caught Perfect Perch, courtesy of Fresh and Salt Water Cat. And a course of salad and vegetables from the Cosmo Nursery.

    Eldest Son Maed-Ros: Your offerings are most delicious.

    Thomios: For dessert we have pastries made with Queen Bee Titania’s Xanadu Honey. And for the cheese course we have a selection of the finest cheeses whose source we know not.

    Second Son Mag-Lor: Courtesy of those from the Ancient and Accepted Guild of Procurers, no doubt.

    Sometime Later

    Fe-Anaro: Your Majesty, Noble Cats, and Most Valiant Kittens, you have shown my sons and I kindness beyond measure. Now I would request one more courtesy: The return of the jewels we have long sought after.

    All: Hear! Hear!

    Mag-Lor: I must write this in our chronicles.

    Elvis-Anum: You are the family scribe?

    Mag-Lor: Yes. I have scrolls from the time my family began this quest.

    Beatrixia: Now there’s a treasure indeed!

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    Katzen1415  over 1 year ago

    All the references yesterday and Georgia just went and did it! Incredibly sweet of the boys (including Burt) to go through the old footage to reassure Sophie, even if it brings up some odd things.

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    tremor3258  over 1 year ago

    Ironically Elvis probably had the least changes from the early style

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    Fishenguy Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Our one boy cat will chew the long eyelashes off of the other one while grooming him. LOL

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    29jeb   over 1 year ago

    Man, back to the good ol days

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    GaryCooper  over 1 year ago

    What did happen to Puck’s whiskers?

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    T_Lexi  over 1 year ago

    Well… this old footage brought me some Star Trek vibes. (“We do not speak of it…”)

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    sdjamieson Premium Member over 1 year ago

    I don’t know about yours, Puck, but mine turned white!

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    ladykat  over 1 year ago

    Oh, Sophie, there’s such a marvellous new world for you to explore with Tommy! I’m sure the gang upstairs will be glad to help you adapt, too!

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    Daltongang Premium Member over 1 year ago

    I like it like that

    Hey you, where did you hide well?

    Should I look for it Oh, na, na, na, hey

    Show all your hair

    It’s the start, three, two, one

    Aha with feeling

    Aha thrillingly

    try avoiding it

    To be honest, to be honest

    I think of you all day long

    Yeah keep hiding

    Oh, ayy, oh

    I’ve only dreamed of

    i want you so much

    hide away

    Oh, ayy, oh

    more to you

    I’ll give you time

    run away with all your might

    I like it like that (Like that)

    I like it like that (Ooh)

    I like it like that

    you won’t be able to escape

    I like it like that (Like that)

    I like it like that

    I like it like that

    hide away

    No matter how much we hide (Let’s see)

    you can’t hide (not hide)

    Because it catches my eyes (Yeah)

    La-la-la, la-la

    I don’t know if you know (but)

    If I get caught in my hand (if I)

    I never let go (Yeah)

    Especially you (Beep)

    Eh-la, eh-la, eh-la

    My heart is pounding again and again

    Eh-la, eh-la, eh-la

    The moment I found you

    you’re completely done

    little by little step by step

    Yeah keep hiding

    Oh, ayy, oh

    Even if you run away

    in the palm of my hand

    hide away

    Oh, ayy, oh

    don’t be scared

    take my hand

    It’s the moment I’ve been waiting for

    I like it like that (Like that)

    I like it like that (Ooh)

    I like it like that

    you won’t be able to escape

    I like it like that (Like that)

    I like it like that (Yeah)

    I like it like that

    hide away

    Hey, let’s go

    Now put your hands up

    Hey, come on

    (Oh) what do you want from me

    (Oh) tell me, I’ll listen

    Trust me and follow me

    I like it like that (Like that)

    I like it like that (Ooh)

    I like it like that

    you will fall for me more and more

    I like it like that (Like that)


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    Code the Enforcer  over 1 year ago

    Loving how Ms. Georgia presents the ‘old footage’ as a low-res, archival thing.

    Paraphrasing below: Reminds me of how some of the Second Episodes of a 2-episode arc would start on ST:TNG …

    " Previously – On Breaking Cat News " … :)

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    The Wolf In Your Midst  over 1 year ago

    Gotta give props to my boy Elvis, putting aside dignity to share a vulnerable moment with someone who needs the solidarity. As the Aussies say, good on ya!

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    Le'letha Premium Member over 1 year ago

    Your whiskers had to move to make space for your EYES, Pucky! There’s only so much room on that cute little face of yours.

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    anomalous4  over 1 year ago

    Preview of Coming Attraction!

    From Georgia’s IG yesterday:

    “If all the recent changes and moves to and from the Big Pink House have you confused—you’re not the only one! I’ve seen many comments asking to revisit the old charts and had a few folks write in for a run down of who is where. Coming up on March 12, I’m going to run a Sunday strip that will show the whole Big Pink House in a cross section—like a dollhouse! I’ll label a few parts and give everyone a peek into the house itself. The changes came on slowly over 9 years, and now understandably it’s time for a new chart! (Puck will be thrilled, lol!)…”

    (not up on Dumpor yet)

    Facebork link (easily viewable by non-Faceborkers like me):


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    Red Bird  over 1 year ago

    Don’t fret, Puck. You are still endearing with or without your whiskers.

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    Daeder  over 1 year ago

    They got whisked away!

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    Lord Fluffernutter, Czar of the Universe   over 1 year ago

    Wow, I’ve been reading this for only about three years, but I’ve read all the way back. The art is always beautiful and I love to see the throwback to before this was in syndication.

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    knight1192a  over 1 year ago

    I wouldn’t worry about the whiskers, Puck. I’d be more worried about the fact that you now have gigantic eyeballs. Look at those BBs you used to have for eyes.

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    Eric S   over 1 year ago

    I had a similar reaction when I realized, after avoiding the mirror for ages, that parts of my eyebrows were seemingly gone (very lighter, thinner) and I said “WHO STOLE MY EYEBROWS?!”

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    JohnTheFoole  over 1 year ago

    A pic from the olde website….

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    willie_mctell  over 1 year ago

    Puck’s ears are in a different place too.

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    Sencilia  over 1 year ago

    Help! We’ve lost the 4th wall!

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    SheMc  over 1 year ago

    I hate to see sad kitties:(

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    jr1234  over 1 year ago

    Did anyone on here watch last night’s CALL ME KAT ?

    At the beginning she took out a pink plastic like cat brush and put it in her mouth like a pacifier then leaned down and brushed a real cat, like a momma cat, grooming him/her !!!

    Anyone have that kind of brush?

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    jr1234  over 1 year ago

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