Breaking Cat News by Georgia Dunn for December 06, 2023

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    uncle snipe  6 months ago

    Is he Santa, or Alice in Wonderland? Eat Me! Drink Me! So, by that logic, Lupin is obviously the Mad Catter!

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    burke129529  6 months ago

    Makes sense, I suppose. After all, the poem does call them eight tiny reindeer.

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    Le'letha Premium Member 6 months ago

    I picture Burt with popcorn.

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    McColl34 Premium Member 6 months ago

    Okay, Lupin is just free associating now!

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    Robin Harwood  6 months ago

    Puck is right. The reindeer fly from roof to roof. Father Christmas doesn’t have to climb onto the roof. Lupin, you are correct about the size change to get down the chimney, but do try to keep your speculations within reasonable limits.

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    dmah Premium Member 6 months ago

    A really big Santa? Would love to see the film, Fluffapurrus Rex vs. Santa-zilla!

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    marilynnbyerly  6 months ago

    Could he use the quantum dimension like Antman? Or maybe he IS Antman with all that shrinking and getting better? Or maybe he’s Catman.

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    Sue Ellen  6 months ago

    OK, Lupin, I was following along until you said Santa was riding the reindeer. To quote Pucky, “Nope, nope, nope!”

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    face.less_b  6 months ago

    Think of the stretch marks! Zoiks!

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    sergioandrade Premium Member 6 months ago

    I’m repeating my theory that Santa is more like an octopus, able to fit in anywhere because he has no bones.

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    FreyjaRN Premium Member 6 months ago

    Originally in the North, it was Sleipnir who flew from roof to roof. Eight legs became eight reindeer.

    Lupin has some good catnip. Perhaps Mittens told him how to get a hold of his catnip dealer, Stumpy.

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    Lady Bri  6 months ago

    OT: Update on Trouble

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    WelshRat Premium Member 6 months ago

    It’s so wrong it might be right!

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    Liam G.P  6 months ago

    So, Santa becomes “Sant-Man” when he becomes tiny?

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    cb8ty  6 months ago

    I’m thinking these guys ought to quit while they’re -— ahead??

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    Biskits  6 months ago

    So do all the gifts shape shift too?

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    DorseyBelle  6 months ago

    You see how tricky it is to remain in-universe once you add fantastical features to your story! (Wink wink)

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    turner7811 Premium Member 6 months ago

    I know for a fact that Lupin gets his nipnip from Weezer, one of the Three Southern Cats from the YouTubes.

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    rs0204 Premium Member 6 months ago

    Pucky is upset that Lupin is amending the story.

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    Katzen1415  6 months ago

    Lupin (along with Burt) is making so much sense. Give in to the magic of Santa, Puck!

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    wuhts  6 months ago

    I’m starting to like Lupin’s explanation of Santa. The Night Before Christmas aka A Visit from St. Nicholas describes him as small but chubby with tiny reindeer. Just reread that poem – magic!!

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    NeedaChuckle Premium Member 6 months ago

    Lupin: “And that’s my story and I’m sticking to it!!”

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    Kitty Katz  6 months ago

    Meanwhile, Back on the Nile

    Puckmosis: It’s always good to see you, Kat-Mandu!

    Ora Z: How do you like being a Papyrus Cat?

    Kat-Mandu: It’s a great job. I get to deliver gifts, good news, and scrolls from all over. Of course, I have to deliver the good news and the bad.

    Ora Z: Can’t you just shred the bad news?

    Kat: No. Unfortunately, people need both the good and the bad.

    Melpomene Bee: That’s like what I do. I represent the Muse of Tragedy. But my message is that tragedy and comedy are necessary to have a full life. And there’s always honey to sweeten things.

    Puck: I like your Xanadu honey, Mel. It’s sweet and yet has a touch of salt as well. Very complex.

    Mel: I always like to keep finding ways to improve. I’m just on the way to see Trevor about some exciting new flower varieties.

    Kat: Great! Let us know how you make out.

    Mel: At least I’ll do better than my sister Thalia. She tried to make honey from space time anemone nectar.

    Puck: Oooh…How did that turn out?

    Mel: No one knows. We can’t find the honey.

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    Daltongang Premium Member 6 months ago

    A really big Santa was supposed to be in the Ghostbusters Movie instead of the Stay Puff Marshmallow man, but the studio thought it might traumatize parents when their little ones learned that Santa wan’t real. Parents can be so unpredictable and fickle these days.

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    Granny Roberta  6 months ago

    It’s folklore. It’s always been about the growing of the story as told and re-told. :)

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    ladykat  6 months ago

    I am really enjoying Lupin’s interpretation of the Christmas season.

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    misty  6 months ago

    Lupin tells Pucky how it’s gonna be

    When Santa goes down their small chimney

    Though Puck and Elvis throw shade his way

    Lupin knows that before the big day

    Santa will shrink but not fade away

    He knows Santa has to be that way

    To fit inside his tiny sleigh

    Santa grows bigger than a Cadillac

    In the pink house while enjoying a snack

    Santa Claus has got to be real

    On Christmas morning, his magic’s revealed

    Santa’s real, won’t fade away

    Ora believes what Lupin does say

    If we believe, our hope won’t fade away

    At least not for today

    - Norman Petty / Charles Holly – Not Fade Away

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    christineracine77  6 months ago

    “Magical Man May Be Magical” gave me a good belly laugh. I may have choked a little on my saliva . . .

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    T_Lexi  6 months ago

    Puck’s eyebrows, in the last panel, are getting pretty fierce (although the ears are still mostly upright). Will this friendly debate turn into a cuffing, swatting and hissing spectacle?

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    crazymom34_2000  6 months ago

    Lupin has all the answers!!!!

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    Miss Mina  6 months ago

    Lupin’s theory does seem to be logical.

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    scyphi26  6 months ago

    So the reindeer don’t have as much weight they have to pull while in flight—I’m following your logic here still, Lupin. ;)

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    The Wolf In Your Midst  6 months ago

    Great, now I’m imagining a kaiju-sized Santa Claus stomping down Main Street.

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    cat19632001  6 months ago

    OT – Taylor Swift fans

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    azkfwecho Premium Member 6 months ago

    Because he wouldn’t fit in the sleigh if he was really big, right?

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    Denny Wheeler Premium Member 6 months ago

    BCN 2024 Calendar Most readers of the comments will know by now that Georgia, blessings be upon her, has done a calendar for 2024 and it’s available at Zazzle. If you’ve not yet ordered one or more, and want to, here’s a serious tip: Don’t try to find it; just use the Search box and put in Breaking Cat News Calendar, and hey presto you’ll have it onscreen.

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    j.l.farmer  6 months ago

    Cats would know about fitting into tiny places!!!

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    Denny Wheeler Premium Member 6 months ago

    OT Why Denny’s been behind on BCN, and the really good news from that.

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    Red Bird  6 months ago

    If Santa grew REALLY big, there would be no house.

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    im crushing your head

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    buflogal!  6 months ago

    Happy Little Christmas. St. Nicholas Day!

    Did you find goodies in your shoe?

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    Sue Ellen  6 months ago

    Now I’m imagining movies like The Amazing Colossal Man and The Incredible Shrinking Man. Did Santa get exposed to a nuclear test cloud back in the 1950’s?

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    sdjamieson Premium Member 6 months ago

    Once again, Lupin is right. Or at least in agreement with Clement Clark Moore, who told us about Santa’s “MINIATURE sleigh with eight TINY reindeer”!

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    arolarson Premium Member 6 months ago

    Just looked at the Calendar page on Zazzle and it is “trending” with 667 views. Now not all views will = sales, but it does show how popular it is!

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    willie_mctell  6 months ago

    Santa has magic powers. Shape changing is one of the minor ones.

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    scaeva Premium Member 6 months ago

    Santa is really a cat, and can walk through walls. The chimney thing is just misdirection.

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    Lady Bri  6 months ago

    Fennec! at the Disco, how is Orange Plush doing today? Sure hope she’s feeling much better and eating more. Sending her lots of healing purrs, good thoughts, healing vibes and paw power! ❤❤❤

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    asrialfeeple  6 months ago

    Santa Claus is magic, but an elf?

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    anomalous4  6 months ago

    OT: TK Update – Good News!

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    Fennec! at the Disco  6 months ago

    In other news…

    Animal Control showed up this morning to attempt to round up the dogs that attacked my orange plush yard cat last week. The dogs just kept moving out of the officer’s reach – which he said showed they don’t attack people. (Just other animals.)

    Another officer was called in who brought a live-trap cage. That is now chained to a fixture in the yard where it’s out of direct sunshine most of the day.

    And all day long the yard cats were in and out of the cage, stealing the dog kibble bait without triggering the latch. Cats! So my kid got some dog biscuits at the store and used one of those for bait – ten minutes later, we caught the first dog. Right about the time the Animal Control office closed for the day.

    But we are on their list to come get the dog in the morning. I hope the pooch will be all right, stuck in the cage all night!

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    Teto85 Premium Member 6 months ago

    Santa is MAGIC. I would think the cats would have figured that out by now.

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    Taracinablue  6 months ago

    He’s a size-shifter? Why have none of the movies covered this lore? =P

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    Meranda  6 months ago

    On a modern house our chimney was a tiny, black plastic tube. Really did make it hard to believe in Santa.

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