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A cat video

A cat video

Thu, 08/11/2011 - 16:49 by Ananth in response to the surest path to friendship

All in all it took them about a week to warm up to each other. Here's a video Yuko made of Rook ... tolerating the kitten. 

Yuko has finally crossed over from cat-video watcher ... to cat-video maker. No more comics, just cat videos. Sorry guys. How the heck am I going to print cat videos in a book? I'm ruined.

That's all from us! We gotta get back to work (volume 2 is coming along nicely). See you next week!


Lmao! Oh... as a cat person

Comment by FoE (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 16:59

Lmao! Oh... as a cat person who's introduced kitties to kittens, this comic really speaks the truth.

It must be kitten season

Comment by Faiga (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 16:59

Rook is so much bigger than I thought! I'm glad that the both of them are getting along.

Surprisingly, my friends have acquired a stray kitten at well--golden colored and found near a dumpster. They have a black cat as well, Roderich, so we're hoping he takes to the new addition.

two words

Comment by Dena (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 17:01

flip book.

That is a flipping great

Comment by Christie (not verified) Fri, 08/12/2011 - 08:20

That is a flipping great idea!

Rook looks so much like my

Comment by Anonymous (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 17:03

Rook looks so much like my cat, it's ridiculous.

I agree, rook looks alot

Comment by Anonymous (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 22:54

I agree, rook looks alot like a cat I used to have.. cept his name was Oso Negro

That is a great name for a

Comment by Anonymous (not verified) Fri, 08/12/2011 - 00:49

That is a great name for a cat! My gf's obese cat also resembled a small bear. Her family, however, simply called her Cat.

Also looks like my cat

Comment by Sonic (not verified) Fri, 08/12/2011 - 03:00

We almost got him a bowtie and named him Mr. Tux, but ended up going with Oreo.

Oso was cool, he wasn't fat,

Comment by Anonymous (not verified) Fri, 08/19/2011 - 23:09

Oso was cool, he wasn't fat, but just a really big cat.... I don't know what cat managed to knock up Mishka (Oso's mom) but there were two BIG black cats (the other we names Salem... insert obvious reference here) and unfortunatly a dog we had killed the other three.. but Salem and Oso were the pride of the litter.

ACK! So cute!

Comment by Chance (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 17:04

I keep putting words to them XD Idk why.

"Hay hay hay! Play with me! Play with me!"

"you'rE my super best friend! YOU'RE MY SUPERBESTASFdarthath"

"'re suppose to come after me! TAG YOU'RE IT!"

I keep giggling stupidly.

me too!!

Comment by ChristineA (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 17:51

lol! Same here, especially at the end...

Rook: "My chair, mine."

Kitten: "But.. but... but..."

Rook: "My chair, mine. No kittens."

Kitten: "Awwww."

Maru-chan's influence.

Comment by Aube (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 17:05

Just as long as she doesn't start asking if there are any empty boxes lying around there is still hope to keep her from the dark side. So looking forward to book 2! the J section of my library needs a lot of filling in.

Are my dogs secretly your cats in disguise?

Comment by MSOSB (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 17:36

Seriously, though. This is exactly like seeing my new Westie puppy bugging my older one. She (the puppy) even has a bell on her collar.

This reminds me so much of

Comment by Anonymous (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 17:50

This reminds me so much of my family's first cat. We had him for years and on time a family friend gave us some kittens she had rescued from a dumpster. He was such a good uncle that he would let all four of them play with his tail just like that! I sure do miss him.

Also, can't wait for Vol. 2. It will rock my world.

Video needs music

Comment by Kilimbo (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 17:52

I suggest Honey Punch.

Making cat videos

Comment by Anonymous (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 18:09

Curious. +1 cat may not be enough to bring Yuko to crazy cat lady status, but it is apparently enough to inspire a foray into the 7th art... Maybe there's hope that someday you guys will be able to adopt about 45 more.

i spy

Comment by siamesedunce (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 18:49

rook is chubby... and lazy! XD and funny.. hes like ILL ATTACK YO- yeah no.. too sleepy... by the way I SPY WITH MY LITTLE EYE ONE OF YUKOS SPIDER PLANTS!

If the kitten's name isn't

Comment by Palhinuk (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 19:02

If the kitten's name isn't Reverse-Hitler, I'm going to be miffed


Comment by Kim (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 19:11

So cute! I wanna cuddle them both! But then I'd blow up and die! Darn you allergies. DARN YOU!!

i soooo agree i too have

Comment by tabby (not verified) Sun, 08/14/2011 - 10:00

i soooo agree i too have allergies, but i love cats so they don't really mix XD

Tuxedo cats are so

Comment by Shelbs (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 19:13

Tuxedo cats are so ridiculously adorable. I can't wait to learn the kittens' name.

What Rook is saying

Comment by badmartialarts (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 19:27

"You can't win! I have the high ground!"

YES. I can see it my mind.

Comment by Snazzy (not verified) Fri, 08/12/2011 - 11:42

YES. I can see it my mind.

I'm dyin' of

Comment by Reynard (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 19:35

I'm dyin' of "D'AWWWWWWWWWWWWW"!!!

Career Issues

Comment by ohetoki (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 19:37

You guys could write Stephen Harper and ask him how he manages a healthy balance between posting cat pictures and videos and running Canada. :D

Stephen Harper?

Comment by Sven (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 20:33

Wait, he runs Canada properly? /rimshot

Stephen Harper

Comment by Ohetoki (not verified) Sat, 08/13/2011 - 12:17

In before 'ruining Canada' corollary. I don't know his politics but he has very cute kit-tans.

A Zorz Kitty!

Comment by zorz (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 19:38

Oh man, she's just like our own tuxedo cat. He is quite mischevious and fun…gives our other two cats plenty to be annoyed about.

He came complete with the same little Chirrup noise and loves to join in on conference calls with clients…

"So with this project we need to meow meow take that desi-meow-gn and look for wa-meowowow-ys to improve the customer experi-meow."

Our cat is named Zorz btw :)

Comment by zorz (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 19:39

Our cat is named Zorz btw :)

Finally! We get to see

Comment by Organs (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 20:11

Finally! We get to see Rook! And the new kitty in action!

They look very mischievous! :D

I have a brown/grey tiger-striped tabbey with one eye and he's about 16 years old. His name is Sgt. Pepper.

My pastor has a dog with the

Comment by Heidi (not verified) Fri, 08/12/2011 - 00:01

My pastor has a dog with the same name! They call him Sarge for short.

A Cat Video Solution!

Comment by Tsarstepan (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 20:32

Throw in a supplemental Cat Video DVD in a pocket in the back of the book of course.

Reality = Shattered

Comment by Joe D. (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 20:48

The comic cats... have become... REALITY? I don't know what to believe and what are LIES.

the kitten has pupils! It's

Comment by corvideye (not verified) Fri, 08/12/2011 - 00:12

the kitten has pupils! It's shattering.

Kitty Wander

Comment by Jingseng (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 21:20

are we going to have a kitten overhaul of the website? =) Will the maw ravens grow cat ears and whiskers?

Will rook...uh... grow an extra rook... and...become a king?

...ok i suck at chess.

Video..... Game?

Comment by Jingseng (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 21:29

Looks like rook is pretty good at Tower-defense. You could probably make a Johnny Wander app-game featuring Rook and Kitten-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named in the TD genre.

or even something like.... Defense of the Sofa (DotS).

D: >

Comment by Sary (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 21:40

If they were any cuter, Rook would explode into kittens.


Comment by Nicole (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 21:50

Rook is a really beautiful cat. I was expecting him to look derpy, possibly because the comic does a good job of conveying the more derp aspects of his personality, but he looks so... regal. And pantherine. He reminds me of this burly brick of a (really dumb) black cat I used to have, who also looked like a tiny buff jaguar.


Comment by Number Seven (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 21:55

Rook is huge! Jingle-bell kitten is so tiny... Reminds me of our cat, bucket, when she was small and not evil. She would ride around on your head. now she just sits there and gets cat hair on everything. and bites.

Same with my cats

Comment by maldar (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 22:56

I really miss my cats being those ages, they are 6 months apart. Now when they get going you think one is about to kill the other, they you yell at them to stop and they are best buddies again. Always wished I saw whatever started the chase around the house. I'm sure it is my little girl cat bugging my big boy cat, she should know better. I really miss them, cannot wait until I get home to see them.

Big vs. Little

Comment by Anonymous (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 23:14

I love how Rook's solution is, at one point, to SIT on the little kitty. Lol!

Wait, is that Wolf and her

Comment by Anonymous (not verified) Thu, 08/11/2011 - 23:27

Wait, is that Wolf and her brood in the background? Rook and Laundry Kitten are very, very cute.
It's so cool to see these things outside of Yuko's amazing art. My sister and I have this dream of meeting the JW gang on the subway... Are we stalkers for that? Yes, I think so.

Rook is a real sweetheart to

Comment by lennan (not verified) Fri, 08/12/2011 - 00:01

Rook is a real sweetheart to that kitten. It's pretty amazing how gentle he is. And she is so tiny. And adorable. XD

It's like

Comment by Julie G (not verified) Fri, 08/12/2011 - 00:56

It's like I'm seeing my own big black cat's lost twin brother. There's even a tiny girl cat (a Siamese mix) who likes to bother my boy.


Nawwwww >3<=

Comment by Anii (not verified) Fri, 08/12/2011 - 01:49

Have another comment about how adorable this is and how I have two cats who had a similar dynamic! ^^*

I died of squee and kittens

Comment by Silver C. (not verified) Fri, 08/12/2011 - 02:18

Rook is so big. O_O What do you feed your cat?

Other than that, this video of them together is so cute! I'd probably get another cat for Eclair but I'm not in a financially good place to be a pet parent to a second cat. (^^)

It's not my fault!

Comment by Aido Fri, 08/12/2011 - 13:25

 D-don't blame me, he was that big when we got him!  I'm about 80% sure he has a good bit of Maine Coon in him, which would explain his size.  He has a lot of "Maine Coon Mix" markers -- super soft double-coat of fur, round face, calm demeanor, giant ears with tufts on top.

I've yet to see Main Coons

Comment by Silver C. (not verified) Sun, 08/14/2011 - 20:26

I've yet to see Main Coons where I live. Living in the tropics is hell for any cat that isn't an Oriental. :/ I have to usually keep the aircon unit for an hour every 4 hrs of the day to ensure my Ragdoll doesn't get too hot. (T^T)

Rook is cutie-mongous! He's big enough to intimidate toy dogs!

new kitten

Comment by kethie (not verified) Fri, 08/12/2011 - 02:27

Just what newly introduced cats are like but please take the bells off the collars. They are agony to a cats sensitive hearing and if they are ever separated from you by accident a belled cat cannot feed themselves whilst they find their way home. Very cute kitten though :-)

*watches video*

Comment by Satsy (not verified) Fri, 08/12/2011 - 03:48

... Have you ever read "Chii's Sweet Home?" Your new kitty's like the hyperactive protagonist of that manga. Makes me miss having cats (specifically our family's cats, RIP), but I know I'm in no position to raise one myself right now.