Breaking Cat News by Georgia Dunn for May 19, 2024

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    Ricky Bennett  2 months ago

    It’s an in-can-tation because the food is still in can…

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    uncle snipe  2 months ago

    THIS is pure genius. The only incantation my girls require is the sound of the can opening. But heaven forbid the food suddenly become……Healthy! No Kursed Kibble in my house. LOL

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    FreyjaRN Premium Member 2 months ago

    When I rattle the treat bag, cats come trotting!

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    thelsrc  2 months ago

    NOOOOO! Now I will have an earworm of the Ohio Express singing “Yummy Yummy Yummy” for several days :(

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    Aspen_Bell  2 months ago

    Everybody knows kitties come running for the great taste of Cr@#*1p!!!! (I wish I could take credit for that, but it belongs to my cousin.) Cat forbid it should be non-GMO, grain-free, potato-free, full of vitamins and complete balanced nutrition! Noooo! (Don’t tell Foxy. She thinks Tiki Cat Luau Velvet is Churu!)

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    Le'letha Premium Member 2 months ago

    Someone out there is resisting the urge to translate the runes in panel 2 through the various Tolkien character sets. Spoiler, someone is me.

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    WelshRat Premium Member 2 months ago

    Of course Healthy food is bad for you. It often tastes it. (Just try ‘protein’ stuff…)

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    Sue Ellen  2 months ago
    Jasper knew that “Yummy yummy good stuff” was wet food and “Crunchy crunchies were kibble.”
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    cb8ty  2 months ago

    Is “and also with you” the new “amen”?

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    stairsteppublishing  2 months ago

    Mine run to the kitchen for food any time I go to the kitchen.

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    Robin Harwood  2 months ago

    This is what the devoted slaves of She-Whose-Diet-Is-Of-Supreme-Importance do to sustain Her.

    1. Make broth. Several turkey wings, half tsp vinegar, 1.7 litres water in pressure cooker. Boil, skim, put lid on and pressure cook 30 minutes. When cool, strain and decant into 250ml containers. Freeze.

    2. Meat. Bake chicken liver, chop small. Chop chicken hearts, thighs, breasts. Combine 1kilo breast, 1 kilo thigh, 100 gm heart, 50 gm liver. Pack into small containers, each big enough to contain one meal. Freeze.

    3. Serving: two meals and one container of broth have defrosted overnight in fridge. Take bowl, microwave one and a half tablespoons of broth till hot. Add meat for one meal, stir till temperatures equalised.

    4. Add 5gm/one eighth tsp of Carnivite™ – a vitamin/mineral supplement for cats. Mix.

    5. Place onto plate. Put plate on rubber mat. Bow continuously while backing away.

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    meowlin  2 months ago

    “Is everybody in? The ceremony is about to begin…”

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    alcorn  2 months ago

    Sunday Funday: Or good news as we all can use some.

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    ikini Premium Member 2 months ago

    SUNDAY FUNDAY

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    Robin Harwood  2 months ago

    If that seems a bit complicated, you can try the food Tsar Nicholas I fed his cat Vashka.

    1. Two watchglassfuls each of Beluga caviar and golden caviar, poached lightly in champagne.

    2. Add fine minced dormouse, imported from France.

    3. Sauté till golden in unsalted butter, yolk of woodcock’s egg, and spoonful of fresh hare’s blood.

    4. Broil the whole mixture in thick cream.

    5. Sprinkle with chervil and the dried cheese of Sukhumi.

    6. On hot days, moisten with a little more champagne.

    At the French Food Exporters Conference of 1836, held in Paris.

    Exporter 1: I sell wine to the King of Sweden.

    Exporter 2: I sell cheese to the Emperor of Austria.

    Exporter 3: I sell brandy to the Queen of Britain.

    Exporter 4: I sell dormice to the Tsar of Russia. Hey, where is everyone going?

    I sell him some champagne, too.

    Hello?
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    Jacob Mattingly   2 months ago

    Amen

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    The Humanist Boss  2 months ago

    Food made with love is already magical you don’t need magic words because love is stronger than magic.

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    xsintricks  2 months ago

    Reflecting on my life after completing another full orbit. Looking forward to the future.

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    I AM CARTOON LADY!  2 months ago

    Phew! That was close!

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    I AM CARTOON LADY!  2 months ago

    I just realized that Iggy sounds like he is quoting, Shakespeare!

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    cat19632001  2 months ago

    Someone should be gently swinging a censor with catnip in it while the Special Incantation is spoken.

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    Jungle Empress  2 months ago

    Cat be praised!

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    Gent  2 months ago

    Fresh feesh? Cheecken? Mutton? Pork chops? What coulda it be? Me just hopes it ain’t more of one of those packaged processed poisons.

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    Kitty Katz  2 months ago

    Meanwhile, Back on the Nile

    Thomios: I am happy to announce we are having a banquet tonight of Tasty Tilapia with a vegetable medley and crispy potatoes.

    Queen Catshepsut the Golden: That’s lovely, Thomios. Now, before we eat we must sing the vegetable medley.

    All: Broccoli, red pepper, carrots, and spinach, too!

    I can sing a medley, sing a medley, sing a medley, too!

    Eat them with your eyes, eat them with your eyes,

    Sing every veggie you see!

    You can sing a medley, sing a medley

    Sing along with me!

    Queen Cat: And now we eat!

    Iggy: How did the vegetable medley come about?

    Puckmosis: There was an ancient scroll from Julia Kitten that contained the words. It was also discovered that the medley was delicious.

    Ora Z: I think it’s time to explore the 651.5 at the Pretty Good Library.

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    Gent  2 months ago

    Speaking of fresh foods me is saw a channel on YouTube where guy is feeds stray cats real foods like fishies and cheecken, all raw meats. And he recordeeng the whole theeng when them cats is eats and finishes all em fishies with great deelight. Me is forget which channel it be unfurtunately.

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    Ignatz Premium Member 2 months ago

    With my first two cats (lo, these many years ago), I used to whistle the first four notes of Beethoven’s 5th. It came in handy when one got out at about 6 months old, and responded to that.

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    melodylanebuller  2 months ago

    That’s Norse runes!

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    DorseyBelle  2 months ago

    I use the classic, more traditional, “Here, kitty kitty kitty kitty kitty kitty kitty.”

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    Daltongang Premium Member 2 months ago

    Ah yes, humans projecting their baby talk beliefs that their pets can understand them. It is a scientifically proven fact that if the word cute was removed from the language, the females of the species would cease to exist. But then if the word beer was removed from the language the males of the species would also cease to exist.

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    bryan42  2 months ago

    I like Puck’s graphic with the words written in a sort of runic script.

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    Queen of America  2 months ago

    This was pretty funny – still laughing.

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    cat19632001  2 months ago

    Four – count ’em! – four panels of Puck with a pointer!

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    prrdh  2 months ago

    Et c*m iummiu tuo.

    (The GoComics censors don’t allow the Latin for ‘with’).

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    ladykat  2 months ago

    My crew responds to “Who wants noms?”

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    rs0204 Premium Member 2 months ago

    A normal Sunday Morning at our home

    CAT: The Cat be with you.

    PEOPLE: and with your spirit.

    CAT: have mercy on us, O Cat.

    PEOPLE: For we have sinned against you.

    CAT: show us, O Cat, your mercy.

    PEOPLE: And grant us your salvation.

    CAT (OR DEACON KITTEN): The Cat be with you.

    PEOPLE: and with your spirit.

    CAT (OR DEACON KITTEN): A reading from the holy Gospel according to Mittens.

    PEOPLE: Glory to you, O Cat…

    This devotional goes on for some time until we are released to our individual cells in the cloister, to meditate on how we can make the world a better place for cats. Amen.

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    Ivan the Terrible   2 months ago

    My daughter keeps a sign in the living room, “I work hard so my cats can have a better life.” This is true. She’s a junior high ESL instructor. I don’t work except to keep our eight cats well fed and safe. I posted sometime back about the long term health effects of cat treats. Would someone like to give their opinion? Thanks, for any replies.

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    Katzen1415  2 months ago

    That is a cute little ritual. Good thing the Woman knows the incantation to give the food the taste all good boys and girls love.

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    Cat food server  2 months ago

    I have a cat feeding song too!

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    GSD Mom Premium Member 2 months ago

    Ah, the good old Anglo-Saxon futhark! And my translation was correct!

    [Yes, I really am that geek. I will try to read and translate absolutely anything.

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    marilynnbyerly  2 months ago

    Dogs and cats adore their rituals. I created several songs to make boring tasks like drying off my golden to amuse myself, and she EXPECTED it.

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    mistercatworks  2 months ago

    I sing my cats The Kibble Song .

    Sing me a song about cat food

    A song with plenty of crunch

    A tune of a bowl full of kibble

    That will last me until lunch.

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    Space_cat  2 months ago

    Roy will mew softly or go Mrrrr! but just a little bit. Poodle is very vocal and will… Well she screams “Sqwuuuuuaaaat!” loudly and coarsely. When she sees she is getting what she wants, it suddenly becomes a long musical trill of happiness, that varies in complexity followed by more Squatting until her face is in the bowl.

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    Red Bird  2 months ago

    Let us give thanks to the Woman for coming in their time of need.

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    Code the Enforcer  2 months ago

    So – the incantation ( Cat-Dwarvish, or not ) could be translated as,

    " Kibble be with you! "

    That is, given Ora Zella’s, ’ And also with you! ’ … :)

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    Fennec! at the Disco  2 months ago

    But what tune is the incantation?

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    bonita.eley  2 months ago

    Can’t help saying “And with thy spirit”

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    cjbaier  2 months ago

    I always love Ora Zella’s “over” reactions!

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    sisterea  2 months ago

    My husband just yells Come on putties

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    Sue Ellen  2 months ago

    Why is Poe’s line from “The Bells” running through my head?

    “keeping time time time in a sort of runic rhyme”

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    crazeekatlady  2 months ago

    Every cat I’ve had has their own song, sung as I place the food before the cat. I’ve written over 40 songs so far. No repeats. Currently only 4 indoor cat songs and 3 outdoor cat songs.

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    I'm Sad  2 months ago

    I think that is the “Beefaroni-Beef-o-ghetti” prayer.

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    Seed_drill  2 months ago

    When I was little it was a running gag for me to go “Grandma, I’ve got a secret” and then whisper in her ear “MEOW-MEOW-MEOW, MEOW-MEOW-MEOW. . .”

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    Lady Bri  2 months ago

    My dad used to sing this little jingle at the kitties of our household every time it was meal time: " ♫ What can you do with a hungry cat? Feed him Whiskas! ♪ ♫" :P Now you know what he’d buy our cats to eat.

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    Our_IX_Lives  2 months ago

    Loving the way they take the dinner song seriously! Plz continue to include “people talk” in the next strips!

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    Our_IX_Lives  2 months ago

    please continue the ‘people talk’ in future comics, georgia!

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    Our_IX_Lives  2 months ago

    loving how they take the dinner song so seriously!

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