photo in need of a caption

yes, this real life garfield is a REAL cat. he lives in italy, and weighs in at 35 pounds. the pic is screaming (meowing?) for a caption contest. best one gets the ys book of your choice.


related: neatorama’s list of the top 15 amazingly fat cats

so many great ones this time!

GET IN MY BELLY! (david b)

I bet that cat has a GREAT personality. (jeremy)

Da Bears (othy)

If you think the cat is huge, you may not want to be around when he coughs up that hairball. (eric)

It’s all fur, underneath I’m just skin and bones! (tanya)

Does this woman I’m wearing make me look fat? (christopher)

Poor thing… He’s not fat, he’s just husky… (dusty)

Laser Cats’ Nuclear Option. (john)

Why are you all staring at me? Is my zipper down or something? (ben v)

Ready….Aim……. (steve)

No one will know the difference this Thanksgiving! (scott)

Toonces in a nursing home. (rob)

cats. the other white meat. (jess)

and the winner is…

Laser Cats’ Nuclear Option. (john)

john, this made me laugh out loud. i love andy samburg’s digital shorts on SNL, and laser cats is the weirdest of the weird. nice work. shoot me an email with your book choice and address.

101 thoughts on “photo in need of a caption”

  1. Looks like Aslan took this fame thing way over the top. You sign for a sequel and it goes downhill from there…

  2. An ancient and often overlooked Italian tradition, passing the giant cat to house guests is a sign of hospitality and peace.

  3. What?! Who you callin’ fat? You’re lucky she’s holding me back…and that my legs can’t support my weight.

  4. Good lord lady, I told you I have sensitive nipples, would you please put me down already.

  5. After administering the Heimlich maneuver, Debbie Farn of Wooster Ohio, finally discovered what happened to the VW.

  6. I can’t believe it – Jon finally got a woman to smile. Now if she will only put me down and find Odie!

  7. I swear lady, i dreamed i was sipping martinis and when i woke up the pool was empty.

  8. Luke Skywalker has returned to his home planet of Tatooine, a small village in Italy, in an attempt to rescue his friend Han Solo from the clutches of the vile gangster Jabba the Catt. Little does Luke know that the GALACTIC EMPIRE has begun construction on a new armored space station even more powerful than the first dreaded Death Star. When completed, this ultimate weapon will spell certain doom for the small band of rebels struggling to restore freedom to the galaxy… I just love playing Star Wars with my pet Pookie”

  9. In unrelated news, Brittany Spears has attempted to regain custody of her children. Asked for proof of how she will care for her kids she said, I fed the cat didn’t I?

  10. That cat is just screaming for some new interpretations of Henny Youngman one-liners.

    1. I asked my cat where she’d like to go for her birthday, and she said somewhere I’ve never been before. I said, “how about the treadmill!”

    2. Last night I ordered an entire meal in French. Even the waiter was amazed – it was a Chinese restaurant (this is my leftover).

    3. Take my cat, PLEASE!

    4. All my cat does is eat. Once she was sick for a week, and three fishermen went out of business.

    5. My cat has a black belt in eating.

    6. She’s a big hearted girl with hips to match (didn’t have to change this one at all!)

  11. “Who me? What makes you think I should know where your pet gerbil is?”

  12. “Okay lady, I thought I told you the heimlich isn’t necessary. I’ll bring this up on my own.”

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