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8 things you didn't know about Garfield, the lazy cat

Garfield was named after Jim Davis’ grandfather James A. Garfield Davis, who was named after President James A. Garfield.

8 things you didn't know about Garfield, the lazy cat

Saloni Dhruv

Perhaps one of the most famous and notorious cartoon cats of all time, Garfield is a big orange ball of fun. He’s been a star since 1978, with movie starring roles, several books and countless merchandise to his credit. Garfield originally began as a comic strip, created by the wonderful Jim Davis. What makes Garfield more lovable and relatable is is laziness, his love for lasagna and of course his hatred of Mondays, exercise and dieting.

Today, on this lazy Monday, celebrate Garfield Day by getting to know him a bit better.