Garfield is the lasagna loving, often sarcastic, and virtually always moody, big orange cat belonging to the cartoon character Jon Arbuckle. The books keep us giggling and now we can enjoy this orange kitty cat humor for Halloween too. For fans of Garfield's antics it is nice to know that we can costume up as him too.
There are a number of reasons why you should skip the typical black witch's cat costume on Halloween and dress up as Garfield instead. The fact that orange is a Halloween color and more visible at night is a pretty good reason.
Garfield is also not nearly as spooky as the typical skinny black cat riding on the tail end of a witch's broom. Add to this the fact that no one really worries too much when an orange cat happens to cross your path and you have a few very good reasons to costume up as my favorite cartoon cat.
Who is Garfield? He is a Comic Strip Kitty
Garfield is a comic strip kitty. Comic creator Jim Davis officially brought Garfield to life when he published the first Garfield comic strip in June of 1978. This followed by book after book of Garfield's misadventures. The world was captivated by this fat orange cat and his bachelor owner Jon Arbuckle.
Garfield is a cartoon kitty who is alley cat orange, generally grumpy, and quite chubby for a cat. Garfield is a kitty who loves his food so whenever you happen to spot this cat he will most likely have something to eat in his paws.
Garfield hates Mondays, loves lasagna, and is constantly being annoyed by Jon's dog Odie. He is also loved by hundreds of thousands of fans around the world. Funny, silly, grouchy, and always typically Garfield.
Garfield's Beautiful Orange Color is Perfect for Halloween
Garfield is orange, quite chubby for a cat, and generally grumpy. He's got attitude, and he is definitely not afraid to let his temperament shine through. He's always hungry, perpetually grouchy, and his misadventures are hilarious.
Garfield is chunky for a reason, this cat loves his treats so you can bet that Halloween is indeed one of his favorite holidays. He may not be your standard Halloween kitty but he sure is one big orange cat with a whole lot of personality.
There are quite a variety of Garfield the cat costumes out there but there is one distinguishing feature you will notice about all of them. A Garfield Halloween costume is alley cat orange.
You will be all set to go out prowling your neighborhood for the evening. Just no sitting on the fence and yowling or you are bound to have a few shoes thrown in your direction. Be a good kitty when you are out and about.
Sassy sarcastic fuzzy furry it's a costume fun for kids or adults
The name of Garfield's creator is Jim Davis and this lovable feline has been delighting fans in cartoon publications since June 19, 1978.
The Garfield comic strip has earned itself a well deserved spot in the Guinness World Records as "The Most Widely Syndicated Comic Strip in the World". Way to go Garfield. The cartoons popularity is showing little sign of fading. Our favorite orange finicky feline is still here to amuse us.
We all know that Garfield can be a little temperamental even on a good day but get his fur rankled when he is in a really foul mood and this orange pussy cat can be a real moody beast. Garfield absolutely hates Mondays and spiders but loves lasagna and absolutely adores his teddy bear "Pooky".
Garfield's greatest fears were realized one year when a publishers misprint printed out all his calendar days as Mondays. Every day Garfield woke up to a dreaded new Monday and one which never failed to disappoint him. It was a misery for this poor feline.
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Often times the personality or little quirky characteristics of fictional characters are actually based on real people and in the case of Jim Davis's work this rings very true.
In the Garfield cartoon series Doc is the name of Jon's brother. What most people do not know is that Doc is also the nickname of Jim Davis's real life brother Dave. Garfield acquired his name and perhaps a smidge of his unique personality from Jim Davis's real life grandfather James Garfield Davis.
Orange is a pretty popular color for a cat but it is a specific alley cat orange kitty who is really popular out there. It is estimated that every day there are an estimated 263,000,000 people reading a Garfield comic strip. Way to go Garfield.
There is a whole lot of Garfield kitty stuff out there. About 750 million dollars worth of this merchandise is purchased annually. The sales figure for Garfield products have been known to reach one billion dollars in a single year. Wow!
This year say meow in a non traditional way and try out an orange costume. I'll sum it all up this way.
1. Orange is a Halloween color.
2. You will be much more visible wearing orange than black.
3. No one will worry if you happen to cross their path.
4. Garfield is chubby cuddly so you might luck out and get a hug.
Witch's and black cats have gone together for as long as anyone can remember which is why dressing up as a black cat for Halloween is a traditional costume choice for this celebration.
Have fun whichever kitty costume you choose. Light up your costume and play safe out there. Toss out any broken or ripped packages. Check your treats out before you eat.
The Classic Halloween Cat Costume is Black
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