Breaking Cat News by Georgia Dunn for March 03, 2024

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    uncle snipe  3 months ago

    Ferrets are like living slinky toys! But with many more hats, apparently.

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    Le'letha Premium Member 3 months ago

    The caffeinated cat noodles have arrived!

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    Sue Ellen  3 months ago

    My first thought was, "Oh, poor Sophie! But in that last panel she seems to be enjoying seeing all those colorful hats.

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    Le'letha Premium Member 3 months ago

    PSA to the Robber Mice: maybe skip Tommy and Sophie’s place for a while.

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    uncle snipe  3 months ago

    Hooray for Tommy and Sophie! You just can’t have too much Tommy and Sophie!

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    Ricky Bennett  3 months ago

    The team at BCN is trying to ferret out more information…

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    emiesty  3 months ago

    Don’t ferrets present an odiferous challenge?

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    saobadao  3 months ago

    Not sure if it’s still the case but back in the day ferrets were illegal in CA. Yet my roommate in college had one,

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    FreyjaRN Premium Member 3 months ago

    Ferrets are furry, springy noodles on amphetamines.

    I may have hubby get out my ferret tarot deck. It’s hilarious. The deck captures their nature well.

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    Ahsum  3 months ago

    Sunday Funday

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    Robin Harwood  3 months ago

    Do NOT put them down your trousers, no matter how much you may be urged to. Trousering ferrets will result in the worst sort of doom.

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    JLChi  3 months ago

    But do the hats represent the characters? Do we have a ferret chef, for instance? I want to see what she/he will create in the kitchen. And a wizard! That could be trouble. And it looks like we might have another detective in the fedora.

    I want names, too. I’m sure they have suitable names.

    And, by the way: Hi, Sophie! Hi, Tommie! Nice to see you again.

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    Gent  3 months ago

    It says ferrets is related to polecats. And polecats is means….uh ohs. RUN!

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    Gent  3 months ago

    Little ferrets wearing little hats eh. Like little berets eh. Sacré meowx! They must be le French.

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    More_Cats_Than_Sense  3 months ago

    CATSNAKES!!!! :-)

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    Jacob Mattingly   3 months ago

    I hope she adopts the one in the rainbow sweater. Though all these babies are precious.

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    WelshRat Premium Member 3 months ago

    Oho. Ora and Lupin have chaos challengers!

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    anneffa  3 months ago

    Do ferrets get along with cats?

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    I AM CARTOON LADY!  3 months ago

    Then Oz, comes over for a visit…

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    arolarson Premium Member 3 months ago

    OT, happy news post from yesterday evening.

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    Kitty Katz  3 months ago

    The white ferret in the fedora is reminiscent of when Lupin first met the Woman’s sister, aka The Intruder.

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    jonathan.prater  3 months ago

    Ferrets? That’s a serious business, that is. (pun intended)

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    Calvinist1966  3 months ago

    On Friday’s strip, there was a reference to the first Disney cartoon of Winnie The Pooh which led to comments including one from myself. I mentioned that I have three autobigraphical books at home. I still have them and I have looked them up in one of my three bookcases – I have two bookcases in my bedroom and one in my living room. I find that I incorrectly remembered the titles of two of the books. The correct titles are The Enchanted Places, The Path Through The Trees and The Hollow In The Hills. I wrongly remembered The Path Through The Trees as The Way Through The Woods which is actually an Inspector Morse mystery.

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    Kitty Katz  3 months ago

    Meanwhile, Back on the Nile

    Iggy: So if we follow the arrow, the auditorium should be down this corridor.

    Beatrixia: Probably on the left-paw side.

    Iggy: Where did Iron Glove go?

    Obadiah Opossum: I saw him head down the corridor. Or rather scurry.

    Violet-Ifa: That’s a chipmunk for you.

    Iron Glove: I found it! You guys coming?

    Iggy: Be right there.

    Bea: Did you just hear something?

    Vi: It wasn’t giggling.

    Obie: I know who makes that sound. Dooky, is that you?

    Dooky Ferret: Who wants to know?

    Obie: It’s me, Obie Opossum.

    Dooky: Obie! Long time no see!

    Obie: How come you’re not wearing a hat?

    Dooky: Ah, now that’s quite a story.

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    BWR  3 months ago

    Weasel: Stretched rat

    Meerkat: Stand uppy streteched rat

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    artchick530  3 months ago

    For a moment when I read Sophie’s description of the ferrets (panels 7 and 8) I thought she was talking about Ora Zella! She seems to be handling the commotion well – the hats must have won her over.

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    Ignatz Premium Member 3 months ago

    I think I’m going to name my next band “Fostering Ferrets.”

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    diskus Premium Member 3 months ago

    Thats a left turn

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    Grace Premium Member 3 months ago

    If you asked my electrician husband what ferrets do he’d say “destroy in wall wiring”. They will eat right through a wall and get in there. He’s repaired several homes with that issue including one of his own years ago when the ferret went missing. So keep an eye on those ferret folk. They can be expensive.

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    DeerOrchid Premium Member 3 months ago

    First time ever Ferret Toe Beans! FREEEAKing SQUEEEE

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    Granny Roberta  3 months ago

    It will be perfectly plausible, henceforth, to blame any missing items on these ferrets. Ferrets’ scientific name—Mustela putorius furo—basically means thieving stinky mouse-eater. It’s best to give them a lot of toys to hide so they leave your stuff alone.

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    TampaFanatic1  3 months ago

    Fostering any pet is mega-cool! As far as ferrets go, I recall a few from my university days at FSU and up at the U in Tuscaloosa. They are lively little devils and will chew things up if allowed to. They eat meat obviously and one of the ferret owners I knew who was in grad school in zoology at UA told me a cardinal sin was to feed the little guys cat food even though both are carnivores but good kitten food could be used in a pinch if one had no other options according to her vet.

    Another dude I knew said his ferret would tease his roomie’s cat and then hide under the sofa when the offended feline decided that a pursuit was required; just like Ora Zella was infuriating Elvis this week but my friend said his ferret “Zippy” was relatively well-behaved.On the negative side: a fraternity slacker I knew from my FSU days claimed his ferret would drink a shot glass of beer if offered but this nimrod was a piece of work. He did not make it past his sophomore year at FSU before getting recalled to his sleepy North Florida/South Georgia town (I think he was from either Valdosta or Live Oak) due to having a “Delta House, Bluto-like GPA”. Anyhow, I would not be surprised if I saw this guy in the news for doing something truly despicable or being a very powerful politician or bureaucrat from his county or more likely: both! Some people should not be allowed to have pets (or procreate for that matter).
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    Jungle Empress  3 months ago

    Ferrets are the best kind of chaos!

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    Charles & Susan  Premium Member 3 months ago

    Love the hats :)

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    Katzen1415  3 months ago

    I love the tiny hats, and it seems Sophie does too.

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    bonita.eley  3 months ago

    So cute!

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    GaryCooper  3 months ago

    Even one ferret is a lot of ferrets.

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    tenebraesum  3 months ago

    stinky noodle kats !

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    gregcomn  3 months ago

    Methinks it’s time for Fungo from “Get Fuzzy” to make an appearance—alarums and excursions to follow. . . .

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    bagholder5150  3 months ago

    As a Realtor for over thirty years I have seen quite a few strange things – and I have seen a couple of homes made unlivable by keeping ferrets…In cages perhaps – but given the run of the house – just burn it down after.

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    gigagrouch  3 months ago

    i once had a ferret whose greatest joy was trolling my cats

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    Sayman  3 months ago

    Hyperactive Tubes

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    The Wolf In Your Midst  3 months ago

    Carpet sharks!


    Long ago, when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, I worked at a major pet-supply retail chain that allowed people to bring in their pets. And one day a customer brought in a trio of ferrets, all decked out in harnesses and leashes. All of them were supremely curious about everything, and one of them actually bounded up onto my cash register to get some petting from me. It was such a bright spot in what had been a dreary day.

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    rs0204 Premium Member 3 months ago

    I don’t think Marie and I could foster ferrets. We are currently remarkably lacking in tiny chapeaus.

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    Red Bird  3 months ago

    The ferrets are so adorable! Especially with their little hats.

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    metagalaxy1970  3 months ago

    I’ve had ferrets. They are really comedians in disguise.

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    scaeva Premium Member 3 months ago

    Goldie should hire them for her detective agency …

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    Fennec! at the Disco  3 months ago

    And we thought Ora Zella was busy!

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    turner7811 Premium Member 3 months ago

    Sophie is smiling!

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    Hello Sweetie  3 months ago

    Ferrets are kittensnakes

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    willie_mctell  3 months ago

    Luckily there has been no nipping.

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    vlbrown Premium Member 3 months ago

    Ferrets are illegal in CaliforniaHawaiiNew York CityWashington D.C.:-(

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    Janet Gamble Premium Member 3 months ago

    Just noticed the ferret, on the end, said-Ma’am. So polite!

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    Susanna Premium Member 3 months ago

    OT: Mac

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    nightshadea2010  3 months ago

    actually, cats and ferrets usually get along great … especially if they play “weaselball” How this works is you put said ferrets in an exercise ball…. eventually they learn that cats love smacking balls around so they bump the cats until cat smacks the ball across the room which delights “weasels” to no end sometimes other cat joins in at the end of hall ……. the other version is chase the weasel rodent learns that if they roll around feline enough they can get a chase going and they don’t mind if feline cheats by pouncing off the couch because they know they can get away and feline will chase them even more …….and yes i know weasels and ferrets and weasels are related but arent the same…… I used to tease my roommate by calling her ferrets weasels to the point all I had to call out was "Hey weasels " and they’d roll out ……

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    kittylover.truitt  3 months ago

    Oh my goodness ! They are adorable

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    NyahNyahNyah  3 months ago

    OH. MY. CAT!

    Cute as all get out!

    swoon! plop!

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