Newspeople certainly -are- nice!
No, I’m not biased. What makes you think a journalism degree equates to pro-journalist bias?
Simon’s definitely your guy, then! Talking to the media, finding treasure maps for them…
Keene, on the other hand, still wants television to be invented first, despite loving to play on his Blackberry
Okay… I’m really hating that moderating filter now. Honestly, I can’t remember to say “before”, rather than the-word-before-second, all the time.
How hard can a person physically facepalm?
Quite hard actually. My hardest facepalm broke my nose, bruised my right cheek and gave me a black eye…
Ha! I beated u! I gibbed miself Dain Brammage wif dis facepam
(okay, not really that bad, but I did break my glasses with one once. popped the lens right out.)
LOL…”That means YOU Simon”
You’d think the old guy would know his pets well enough that leaving a secret treasure map in his house would only end in tragedy. Or hilarious comedy, which seems far more likely. In fact, he probably wants that, doesn’t he? This is all a big Xanatos Gambit, isn’t it?
I’M ON TO YOU
Hm. The classic “insane scramble for the treasure”. Of course, it’s likely to twist in some other direction entirely.
And nice to see that Mr Milton did indeed take every precaution to look after his pets. Now, if only they had enough sense to go along with it.
On the other hand, who knows? Perhaps Milton was sure that they wouldn’t, and set this up as a gigantic diversion. Such are the possibilities of convoluted schemes.
Whatever they do I’m sure Daisy will win again.
Hi, I’m Daisy!
With green paper stuff in a cloth bag that smells like clean socks.
Who wants some!
Yea know, ive never been too good with money, but im pretty sure these billionaires have to find there fortunes somewhere. Now i know where. A dusty old treasure map in the attic.
Note to self: Search attic tomorrow morning.
Watch out for the banshee!
…and the ingenious mouse.
If you find blueprints identifying Ur house as a La-Rue,
let me know.
Sharp as the proverbial bowling ball…. yup, that be our ferret friends….(especially Simon)
Those ferrets sure had one hell of a clever owner. Like his relative was gonna say, can’t fault the man for covering his tracks.
So this is one of the times Forbes’ figures were actually acurate?
No one can resist looking at an inconspicuously- placed map.
Especially when it has your name on it and “SECRET!” written in big bold letters.
I wonder how a meeting between Milton and Pete would have turned out, both seem so deviously complicated.
I think Milton would be the nicer guy.
my impression, or do these ferrets look cuter in today’s comic?
I don’t know; the one on the end – Simon is it? – looks a bit bilious to me.
Simon is the one reading the map. I presume Rock is the other one.
Ah. I never have gotten the ferrets names sorted out.
Oh, for those who are interested, the Dossiers for Fiddler, Keys, and the Raccoons are now up. As usual, the link is currently the last one in the thread index.
The treasure map could led to the location of a security deposit box key or a box containing a microfilm leading portions of the twenty billion dollars stashed around the world in separate accounts or one big account. Oh boy that would be fun to hunt down all that money! All them Benjamins just waiting to be found!! Or just valuble treasure that is worth twenty billion dollars waiting to be found! Or i could be wrong
Or it could be a baseball and a glove and a vial of mysterious red liquid that might resurrect the dead… wait, wrong show…
now all I can think of is a fried egg saying “am I alive yet?”
Oh, and BTW, thanks Rick for hiding again the ungrateful relatives’ faces
o Boy indeed
Anyone else like to vomit at how lucky some guys get?
i could go for a treasure map right about now T_T dang their lucky XD
“being a rational human being”
why the emphasis?
i think shes a monkey in disguise or something….
Heh, it reminds me of “who, despite all appearances, is not a cat” =P
Or “I did not have s… er, how do you define that term again?”
*Gasp* Maybe she’s Pete in disguise! That would also explain why the emphasis on “not even Pete will touch this guy” in the last strip! If that is so, what has Pete done to the real Celia?
Or maybe Ricks building up momentum because something irrational is about to happen?
It’s also possible she’s just rubbing in her cousin’s face how he didn’t come up with anything while she was trying to solve the problem.
I bet they end up owning a pipeline factory. And get lost in it.
Heh, maybe thats what the “long narrow tubes LTD” was
Omg, I got such a great laugh upon reading the last frame. This is gonna be a hilarious treasure hunt (unless the mean relatives get their hands on the map too)
NO! DOWN! Bad Simon! Do what your Dad said and give the map to Lana! ( she seems to be the only sensable one)
I will now peer into the future, to the end of the storyline. Hmm…
*activate glowy eyes*
Everything’s blurry, I can’t see it, but I hear something…
“Hey! where’s the treasure?!”
“Hi! I’m Daisy!”
*Stop glowy eyes*
What can it mean?
I… don’t get it…
Yay treasure hunting! :3
Lol, he knows Simon so well
and the Santa in Peanut’s recent strip in the entity that represents the Miltons, while the aliens are just a holiday version of the normal villains, and they try to take something from the Miltons, but King saves the day, somehow or other, in an act that in a mere fraction of a second, changes the world of the better in some small way, which will most likely be forgotten in a couple of months .
speculation that tries to tie the figment of a characters imagination into reality, is fun XD.
Thanks Rick for not showing Celia’s face. The guy’s okay, but she just freaks me out.
Now, how would a guy know that his pet ferret (specifically, Simon) would find the so-called “treasure map” and want to display it in public? And how is it that they can read what’s on their Blackberry smartphones (Ha, grammatically correct!) but they can’t read what’s on the side of a paper in big, bolded, underlined letters?
she’s like Paris Hilton after one day in a Lost episode. *shudders*
Here’s something totally unrelated, but I heard it at school:
If they called Michael Jackson MJ, what do they call Brittany Spears?
Perhaps because ferrets can be counted on to get into everything and find anything?
As for not reading the instructions, perhaps – as with so many real people – only the parts they like actually register.
Sadly, that is true for many people. However, I always read the instructions to make sure of what I’m doing, so that I don’t screw up later on and have to redo whatever it is that I have just done.
That still happens sometimes, nonetheless.
So the ferrets ether can’t read, or are oblivious and haven’t turned the paper over.
If this ends in a road trip, SOMEONE’s gonna get hurt.
Something tells me this is going to turn out like “Rat Race”
I’m not sure I get this one.
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