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19/06/1978 Garfield the cat makes his debut

Garfield is a fictional cat and the protagonist of the comic strip Garfield, created by Jim Davis. The comic strip centers around the orange cat, who is portrayed as lazy, fat, and cynical. He is noted for his love of lasagna, coffee and sleep, and his hatred for Mondays, Nermal - his fellow cat - raisins and exercise. According to an original biography, Garfield was born in the kitchen of Mamma Leoni’s Italian Restaurant where he developed a taste for lasagna.


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