Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for December 15, 2000
"Why are you so desperate to have a dog of your own? You spend so much time with the one next door." "That dumb fleabag Spitsy? I just dog-sit for him once in a while, that's all!" "He seems to love you!" TAP! TAP! TAP! "SCRAM!" "See? That is so cute!"