I worry this direction’s too obvious, but it’s the first place my brain went when I came across this art and I couldn’t seem to go in another direction with it.

And just so I’m not accused of anti-Catism, I actually own three cats myself (named ~, ¨, and ¶,) and have never harmed them, although my wife and I did get some sadistic joy one time out of giving them a Pez dispenser full of cat treats and watching them try to extract said treats.  Analysis:  Cats cannot operate Pez dispensers.

MRS. SHOEBOX’S ASSESSMENT OF TODAY’S STRIP: My god…that woman’s face…that’s really creepy…