Off the Mark by Mark Parisi

Off the Mark

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  1. Manhunter808

    Manhunter808 said, 5 months ago

    ..AND some respect!

  2. Tigdi

    Tigdi said, 5 months ago

    I have been blessed to be the guardian of both dogs and cats in my lifetime, often having two of each together in the home, and can unequivocally state that each species shows extreme affection.

  3. fawny

    fawny said, 5 months ago

    The ultimate gesture of cat love and devotion….a dead smelly thing is presented as a gift…I couldn’t live without them…the cats I mean…as far as the gifts,a Hallmark card would be enough…

  4. gaslightguy

    gaslightguy said, 5 months ago

    Trouble is, if you move they make you feel guilty of wrecking the moment.

  5. SkyFisher

    SkyFisher said, 5 months ago

    Check out today’s Rip Haywire comic! Cuddly felines are victimizing the town.

  6. dflak

    dflak said, 5 months ago

    I think Winston Churchill’s quote is appropriate here. “I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. A pig looks you in the eye and considers you an equal.”

  7. MrRobots

    MrRobots said, 5 months ago

    Right on target. People who don’t think cats show affection – don’t know cats – OR – they weren’t worthy of the affection in the first place.

  8. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell said, 5 months ago

    It really varies by individual. But I think a lot of the perceived difference in affection amounts to which species is more laborious and obedient.

  9. K M

    K M GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    My wife and I had two cats that were rather affectionate. The odd thing was how they behaved like dogs when I went to get the mail. Regardless of where they were — even if they were out patrolling the front yard looking for stuff — if I came out the back door to go to the collective mailbox at the end of the street, they stopped what they were doing and fell in behind me. When I got to the mailbox, they either stood or sat by waiting for me to get everything; when I headed back to the house, they fell in behind me. When I got back to the house, they went back to whatever they were doing when I left. And I didn’t train them to do that; they did it of their own accord.

  10. packratmac

    packratmac GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    But Churchill loved his cat.

  11. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 5 months ago

    @K M

    Humans train dogs.
    Cats train themselves.

  12. sdjamieson

    sdjamieson said, 5 months ago

    Anyone who thinks cats aren’t affectionate… well, has probably been judged undeserving.

  13. NoSleepTil_BKLYN

    NoSleepTil_BKLYN said, 5 months ago

    Dog lovers don’t understand cat people and cat people don’t understand dog lovers!

  14. DAZZ

    DAZZ GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    My birds were very affectionate; Cuddles even frequently declared “I love you” and gave kisses (to guys she liked as well as to her mom).

  15. Malena

    Malena said, 5 months ago

    Some dogs I know don’t show much affection. Yet some cats give off a wee bit too much.

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