The Cat In The Mask
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  1. Dissension

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  2. Ryufire

    Whoa Grape! 0-0

    • The Moon Howler

      I didn’t saw that coming!

      • Pokeblue

        I second that statement.

      • Duskyo

        I’d agree but I’m a grammar policeman, so I can’t. Sorry!

        • MenachemSchmuel

          I’ll assume you meant grammer.

          • Little Puppy

            No he meant grammar which is the proper spelling NOT grammer.

          • Frank

            Grammer is a last name:

          • Nikola

            And so someone with the last name grammer had a town named after him, and Duskyo is a policeman in that town. Grammer policeman.

      • Lelouch Vi Brittania

        Most of us saw this coming
        (man I keep forgetting about this comic until something reminds me
        ( ̄ー ̄) )

        • FuRrY321

          I suggest an RSS feed subscription. Also, the Opera Browser, which will remind you with a little popup when a webcomic is updated (that’s what I use mine for, anyway, and I subscribe to lots of webcomics via Opera Mail).

      • JokkePokke

        Anticlimax indeed O.o

      • Foxstar

        Let’s stop debating grammar.

      • LordWorpeltinger

        Alt Text: um, don’t worry there’s an actual explanation in the next comic?
        Think we’ll hold you to that

    • rtlstien

      Very clever. It showed a picture of Joey and Grape at the same time while talking about the double agent, and we all went for the obvious one.

      Well played, Rick.

    • Tides

      No kidding! If I had the ability to make one of those anime sweat drops appear on my head, now would be a good time.

      • Lelouch Vi Brittania

        (; ̄ェ ̄)

    • rallyjr

      i thought of that Grape could be the agent but only for a 1 sec befor i dismissed that thought

    • RoxieXAxel

      I know i never thought grape would do it but it was a great plot twist XD

  3. IJustWantLove

    PLOT TWIST! I love it!

    • huntersunday

      and were still one short

    • Grip

      And now for a message from M. Knight Shamalan. What a tweest!!!!!!!!

      • Blaze

        You mean Vat a tweest?

        • Grip

          Yes. Yes I do

  4. tbird000666


    • Grip

      Darth Stwie: Luke, I am your father!
      Chris Skywalker: Well I don’t see how that affects m- WHAAAAATTTTT?!

  5. SomeRandomGeekNamedBrent

    what a twist?
    I think at least one person saw this coming.

    • The Moon Howler

      Like Rick?

      • SomeRandomGeekNamedBrent

        fine. at least two.

      • huntersunday

        no the INTERNET

    • Frank

      If it helps, I saw it comming. I was waiting for someone else to say it before pointing out why. What I didn’t expect was for her to blow it in our faces (okay, Zach’s face) before that happened

      • LegendaryHero

        Wanna point out why anyway?

        • Frank

          Firstly, since this is really a big game, why would anyone think there was a double agent unless they were a double agent? Since Rockstar Hawk (pffftwhahahaa! I can’t say that name without bursting into laughter) mentioned that there was only one double agent, it had to be the one person raising the point in the cats’ ranks: Grape

          Secondly, we know that, although Grape is trying to “hang out with cats more”, she really is devoted to Peanut, and we haven’t seen Peanut around, so whatever Grape’s doing there, Peanut has to be considered. Being a double agent for the dogs just fits.

          Thirdly, she seems to know a lot of what’s going on for being just one of the low-ranking “officers”, but her knowledge stops at what will no longer benefit the other side (namely, where did Max get that huge water balloon?) And since she’s practically one with Max, she could very easily get that additional information which a double agent wouldn’t care about.

          • Frank

            There I go, rambling on again. Looks like I’ve let Thoth influence me a bit too much.

          • IceKitsune

            First that point is stupid since they consider this a war (ok its a pretend war but they are still taking it seriously) and since they are taking it seriously it would be logical to try an get spies in the ranks of the enemy to win.

            Second ….that point even make less sense so what if we haven’t seen Peanut around? That doesn’t mean anything (though it could as pointed out a few time, I’m just saying its not actual evidence just your speculation) we haven’t seen Tarot or Sabrina either (heck using your logic it makes sense that Fido would be a spy for the cats since Sabrina isn’t here)

            Third when was it said she was a low ranking officer? It was said that Max deals with the weapons and two maybe she just didn’t care where he got the huge water balloon since it wasn’t her job. I’m mean just because they are dating doesn’t mean that they share everything.

            I know your not wrong about Grape being the double agent (or at least that how it looks anyway and there is no evidence to disprove it because she could be lying for some reason though I doubt it.) but your logic is easily refuted

          • Alucai Vivorvel

            Hey all, just notifying you of a name change.
            Also, as to why I replied to Frank:
            I think Thoth influenced you, then let you replace him. I haven’t seen as many huge comments by him as of late.

          • Frank

            If I’ve sparked a discussion, I’ve done my job

          • GameCobra

            As much of a sucker that i was for Joey being the double agent, i also believe that both Joey and Grape are double agents fighting against one another.

            The way i see it, the key quests lie in whether Peanut is influencing Grape’s decision or if the dogs just know Grape all too well?

            A even better question is: Did Max anticipate Grape doing this?

          • IceKitsune

            GameCobra I think you might be some what right on Joey but instead of him being another double agent I think that Joey might have figured out that Grape is the Double Agent and Grape knows he knows so she is blaming him for being the agent to make him less credible if he gets evidence (hence the reason he hasn’t told Max yet, he doesn’t have the evidence to convince him) to tell Max what is happening.

  6. Daggy

    What in the-

    • kurowolfe

      *blue screen of death appears*
      *mind crashes*

  7. huntersunday

    What grape is the one MIND BLOWs

  8. IceKitsune

    Ok it really needs to be an explanation because that make literally no sense what so ever in anyway right now. Of course this could all be a lie of course.

    • IceKitsune

      Well as Sleet said in the Forum she most likely got bribed with Dog Biscuits to do it. And I was right all along (about it not being Joey anyway) so hah!

    • darkgloomie

      Maybe they gave her a “Free Bino Mauling”(tm) ticket. You can never go wrong with that.

      • SecretAgent000

        …I don’t think those are really necessary to be allowed to beat up Bino.

    • Argent Stonecutter

      Grape likes dog biscuits, she hangs out at the G.O.D. clubhouse, …

    • NykVerien

      Well we still haven’t seen Peanut yet. It could have something to do with him.

  9. Rydell FireDragon

    if its grape it has to be cause she is working with Peanut

    • The Moon Howler


    • kurowolfe


    • Draven

      Meanwhile Peanut is sabotaging the dogs so he can help Grape win for the cats, not realizing she’s a double agent

      • rallyjr

        not only would that be hilarious it sounds like something Peanut would do

      • Legion

        Let it be known that Draven has predicted the next plot twist and all bow in his epicness should he be correct

    • rallyjr

      wait a second, where is Peanut??

    • cesarinthewhitedragon

      peanut is in reality the overlord watching the fight enssue.

      and answering rallyjr..

      Peanut is james.. james hound.

      • SomeRandomGeekNamedBrent

        wouldn’t that be “hound… James Hound”?

  10. Firewolf

    Gasp! She wants to get back at Max for…something or rather.

    • VOLK


      *this has been a public service announcement*

      • Firewolf

        Oi! I like Rather, so don’t you blather about my Rather and smother me with this other. When I say what I say I say what I mean so don’t go and and tell me that I made a mistake on my scene. Now I mean no ill will, I’m doing this for fun, but if you wanna get real read the rule book son. You’re not supposed to correct, leave that to the mods, but if you do indeed inspect, you’ll be gone by all odds. That’s my warning to you, I hope you’ll be my friend, but I wanna be true in what my message will send.

        *This has been an annoying rap thing announcement*

        • MenachemSchmuel

          Oi oi oi!
          Oi oi oi oi oi!
          Oi oi!

      • Frank

        This is why we have a rule saying “don’t correct other people’s grammar unless they specifically request it”

        • Firewolf

          I’m not offended, I just wanted to do something different then say “But I like rather”

  11. Elwood Blutarsky

    Holy Cow, this actually makes sense.

    • The Diet Poison

      I agree.

      Grape has been behaving strangly sience the double agent was mentioned.
      For some reazon, Joey didn’t even pretend that he was pretending to be a cat.

      All I can say is that it was invisibly forshadowed.
      Nice work Rick! ^_^

      • Frank

        You really think her hearing is that good?

      • Peanut

        The Diet Poison
        July 20, 2011 at 12:12 am | Permalink
        Wow… 0_0
        You know…….
        …I was actualy expecting you to say that I was mentaly ill or something….
        …… And I thought I was the creepy one! =(
        …perhaps, I’m not phsyco enough. =D

        hey i mat be rendom but im not creepy….. ok maybe a little creepy

        • The Diet Poison

          Oh, I understand! =)

          …And I’m actualy glad that you just wanted to say anything else other than something offensive.

          … yet, I’m still not phsyco enough!
          … but I’m close… hee, hee,hee.

  12. Russiarules1

    Impressed Russiarules1 is impressed.

  13. SilverZeo

    ….. you know what this means…

    There, now that Joke is done, we can get some original stuff on here… I bet Grape is doing this so she can smack Bino with a frying pan again…

  14. kimo

    i lol’d

    • megabob12

      it’s you again! and you’re still that guy from that thing!

      • kimo

        yes me again, what guy from what thing?

  15. Elwood Blutarsky

    So “Cat” really was just working for the cats?

    • Vladimir Zharkov

      Well max had some good points a few strips back

  16. SomeRandomGeekNamedBrent

    Grape obviously enlisted in the dogs’ side in exchange for keeping Peanut out of the draft so his innocence could be spared from experiencing the horrors of war.

    • tbird000666

      I agree salesman good work.

    • Elwood Blutarsky

      What horrors? It’s a squirt gun fight and Peanut’s a dog, he doesn’t mind getting wet.

      • Chip Uni

        You have obviously never squirted a dog with a water pistol.

        (Dogs don’t like that.)

  17. Snowmon

    I think that only a few people saw that coming. But no one really believed that Joey was the double agent. I saw it coming in the first panel. Sad ain’t it?

  18. Pokeblue

    Ooo, definitly didn’t see that coming at all. I think my jaw even hit the floor at that statement.

  19. sonic id furreh!!!

    ai wonder how rick’s gonna explain this X3?

  20. jjkronos

    Don’t compute…. system error…. Bzzzzzt…

  21. leaffly

    Wow I feel like a door just hit me on the way out. Gosh I didn’t see that coming. What does Peanut has to say about this!?

  22. Legion

    Somebody hit me with a frying pan so I can forget I ever heard that mind melting plot twist.

    • Draven


    • The Diet Poison


      I finaly get to hit someone with a frying pan.

      *PLAUNG* (get hit with a frying pan before hitting Legion with a frying pan)

      • spiritkitsune

        We need frying pans with a “housepets” logo on them.

        • Frank

          But where would you put the logo? On the side where the food goes, or on the side where the fire goes?

          • megaman64

            How about on the handle of the frying pan.

          • spiritkitsune

            Hmmm.. good question. I hadn’t in mind to use them for
            But i would put it on the fire side mirror inverted so
            you can read it after you hit someone. XD

          • The Diet Poison

            And sience when are frying pans to cook on!?!?!

            Frying pans are to hit other people with!

  23. Luffy

    Whoever said Grape was the double agent has the right to gloat now. lol

    • IceKitsune

      Except I pretty sure the people that did that (the whole two of them) where joking about it when they did. So it wasn’t really a prediction as so much it was a random guess they made to be silly.

      • SomeRandomGeekNamedBrent

        I say it still counts.

        • Legion

          I agree

        • IceKitsune

          well I don’t. I mean if I made a random guess (that at the time made no sense at all) with no logical evidence to back it up I wouldn’t brag about predicting anything.

          • SomeRandomGeekNamedBrent

            who says they’re gloating about predicting and not about guessing correctly?

          • IceKitsune

            Because to me that’s like gloating about putting a bunch of pictures of the cast on a dart board and throwing a dart at it, blindfolded, and it just happens to land on Grape.

          • Legion

            But that’s how I make all my predictions, you must be doing something wrong

          • The Diet Poison

            I agree.

            They deserve some credit.

  24. The Diet Poison

    Great goodness!
    What’s next?…
    … grape turns out to be a quadruple agent?
    … Mile’s cub is actualy a duble agent from the cats?
    … Zach is actualy the dark mind behind all of this war… without even knowing it himself?

    …let me guess… at the end every one will be lying…
    …every one will turn out to have been pretending all this water-ballon-war just to fool with Zach.

    • Elwood Blutarsky

      A wizard, err, Pete did it.

      • The Diet Poison

        Gasp! 0_0

        It all meakes sence now!


        THAT YERK!!!

        • Peanut


  25. Avansis

    Probably she’s doing it to spite Max or a favor for Peanut. Can’t really think anything else but then again those would be too logical or predictable. For now it doesn’t make that much sense. I thought she would love to win that war for cats!

    • IceKitsune

      I’m going with what Sleet suggested on the forum: she was bribed with Dog Biscuits it makes the most sense out of any reason.

      • Avansis

        Yeah that could be it. Must be a heck of a pile of dog biscuits.

    • Elwood Blutarsky

      It’s not really Grape but Tarot in disguise?

      • IceKitsune

        That would be a much, much better twist then anything else IMO. However as I (and Foxstar) said before Tarot doesn’t seem like the type of person to join in on something like this let alone use her powers in this way. Plus if that’s true what happened to Grape?

      • The Diet Poison

        I don’t think so…
        Tarot need’s permision to do anything.
        … But Pete, in the other hand…. he’s a total yerk.

        • IceKitsune

          except hes not allowed in Babylon Gardens,and is being punished by Heaven (as far as we know) at this point so it can’t be Pete.

          • The Diet Poison

            Dog Heaven, by the way.

        • Elwood Blutarsky

          Don’t take these too serious folks

          • The Diet Poison

            DON’T TAKE THIS TOO SERIOUS?!?! >(

            …It’s like the most twisted twist in web-comic history!!!
            …web-comics… which… are not as important…
            …as paying… the… bills………


            … Ok, your right…..
            maybe, just maybe, I shouldn’t take it so seriously.

  26. Draven

    Hmm, somehow this blows my mind while not suprising me at all.

    • The Diet Poison

      I feel that same way too!!!

      I wonder what makes me feel this way! =/

      …wait… I know, I’m just feel like I’ve been fooled.


  27. GM

    it makes perfect sense Zatch! don’t you read greapnut? *coughs* i meaaaaaan <.<

  28. Valerio

    Grape’s explanation has a name.

    • IceKitsune

      I still say that Sleet is most likely right and she was bribed with Dog Biscuits. But if it was something to do with Peanut that would be really cute (also it would throw so much shipping fuel on the fire it wouldn’t even be funny, since she would be betraying her boyfriend for Peanut. …on second thought I hope she did it because of Peanut. But I’m still going with Sleets Idea right now.)

  29. AuvaAkita

    Holy Macaroni!! Grape is the double agent!?!? Deffinetally a suprise!

  30. Legion

    Holy trombones on a pogo stick, that is a surprising plot twist

    • Draven

      That’s… That’s an Eddsworld reference. I never thought I’d see the day

  31. anon_omis

    Is this some forth wall breakage? I believe it is

    • Elwood Blutarsky

      It looks like it but it may not be, look what happened last time.

  32. FenixWong951

    Ok, grape works for the cats but secretly is whit the dogs, so shes the double agent…but, if they ofered to zack to be a tripel agent…that doesnt mean that he works for the dogs as an agent but working for the cats? in any case, zack should ve an double agent too, not a triple agent (my head hurts)

    • IceKitsune

      There is an easy explanation for that, Rockstar Hawk made a stupid mistake because hes a pup.

      • anon_omis

        Or maybe it just appears to be stupid

    • Argent Stonecutter

      He became a triple-agent when he revealed himself to grape. Except he didn’t, because she was the double-agent. And the G.O.D. club is a full-house… of water! GIN!

  33. Shuma Jindivi

    Grape, not Joey or Tiger, is the one who constantly go to the dog’s club…

  34. The Diet Poison

    I just ralized that everyone is just so shoked by the twist that they didn’t even notice that Zach’s expression on panel 3 is epic!

    I mean, this will probaply be the only time we will see him with that expression.

    • The Diet Poison

      I mean panel 4, i’m sorry. =/

      I was verry sleepy when I typed it.

    • Frank

      It’s like the music in Ratatouille: it fits in so well, you barely notice it’s there.

    • Shuma Jindivi

      His expression in penal 3 is his offcially most typical reaction…….

      • The Diet Poison

        panel 4, sorry!

  35. anon_omis

    Although this is another explanation as to why grape was trying so hard to get Maxwell to thing Joey was the double agent

  36. PxG

    I think there is a third side going on and Grape and maybe Peanut might be on it

    • The Diet Poison

      Do you think that peanut might be working for the cats on grapes behalf?

      AWWWWWWWWW! ^_^

      if grape is doing this for peanut… then the only thing that would make it even cuter would be peanut doing that for grape.

  37. Mr.0

    well thats unexpected

  38. TheCrimsonFox

    Holy crap… I was sure it wasn’t her at all (I thought it was Joey… though as a true cat lover myself, I’d have sided with the mewmews as well) x3 That’s a pretty good twist :3

  39. avorin

    this makes me wish i’d started commenting sooner…….. would’ve looked so smart right now. ah-well. i think grape’s possibly doing it just too mess with the “rules” of the ” game” in other words cause she can and it’s fun or to find out who really started it.

    could also be the dog biscuits.

  40. Darklight16

    I did not see that coming at all,but….it kind of makes perfect sense to me.

    • gaboris

      No it doesn’t! :V

      • The Diet Poison

        YES IT DOES!!!

        … at leas in the part in which something unexpected was expected to happen.

  41. PxG

    i think Grape and maybe Peanut are on a third side

  42. Elwood Blutarsky

    “Join the dog side, they have biscuits”

  43. 8feet


    God Bless to ALL!!!

  44. Lelouch Vi Brittania

    I think almost all of us knew it was her ( ̄▽ ̄) nya-nya

    • gaboris

      Yeeeaaahhh sure. XD

      • Lelouch Vi Brittania

        I did say almost Σ( ̄。 ̄ノ)ノ(; ̄ェ ̄)

  45. Shiranai

    Well she certainly let the cat is out of the bag.

  46. gaboris
    • Vladimir Zharkov

      You called it man

    • Frank

      “Jesters do oft prove prophets” –William Shakespere

      • gaboris

        HAH ya se… HEY WAIT A MINUTE!!! >:U
        (????: Totally true Sir Mouse. XD)

        • Legion

          I think he called you a fool

          • gaboris

            Ummm… Le’ GASP I guess Sgt Obvious? XD

  47. Vladimir Zharkov


  48. spiritkitsune

    What a twist!
    What will Max say when he finds out?

    • IceKitsune

      That’s going to be one very interesting conversation.

  49. Hera Ledro

    I saw it stated here that Grape would turn out as a quadruple agent, and I wonder if something like that would be true. I think it would be hilarious to find that Grape was only acting as a grunt/spy, when in fact she was the Chessmaster the whole time. Strikes me as the sort of thing she’d get kicks out of, but sadly the shocking twist that we had been short of has been used.

    Another thing that I’ve pondered recently; exactly how were the cats convinced into a water war when…cats hate water?

  50. malinik

    all of my assumsions…. all gone

  51. spiritkitsune

    Maybe Grape just says that she is the double agent to get more secret informations from the triple agent.
    Or did the triple agent just disclosed his identity to find out who the double agent is?
    Whoa, this 007 stuff is realy confusing.

    • BryanEric

      Wow… Your reasoning is greatly convincing!
      I am amazed!

    • KSR

      I am amazed too!
      I do not like something that have me to have suspicion or whatever!!

  52. Salenstormwing

    Well, didn’t see that one coming, myself. Maybe she’s doing it because Peanut is being a double agent for the cats.

    • gagi

      maybe all cats are double agents, and all dogs too, and they are all fighting for the wrong side :P lol

      • The Diet Poison

        I thought of that too!

        wouldn’t that be like totaly 0_0′ ?

        • gagi

          Well one thing I learned with Housepets! is that nothing is impossible.

          Good job Rick.

  53. WingedWolfGirl

    No one expected that.

    As for Peanut, Bino missed everything cuz he slept till noon, so Peanut is probably home drawing comics.

    • Frank

      Or Bino was the double agent!

      • spiritkitsune

        Huh ? Bino working for the cats?? o_O

        • Frank

          Think about it: Bino is told he is working for the cat’s side (probably with an “or else”). Given his disdain for cats, he probably goes into one of his elaborate trains of thougth and concludes that napping until noon is the most cat-like thing to do .

          And this, of course, gets him caught.

          • The Diet Poison

            Oh, so that’s why sleeping late is worth of prison!!!

            You know, I had not understood that until now.

            … I need to study animal phsycology!!!

  54. Argent Stonecutter


  55. Draven

    Did Grape really need to snap like that, poor Zach just wanted answers.

    • Frank

      She just wanted to make him shut up. She preferred this to the alternative: shooting him

  56. Tech

    i was so close, I thought it was going to wined up being Max that was the real double agent

  57. MrMutt

    Dang. I was SO wrong.

  58. Roadrunner

    There is so many double agents!

    • Frank

      A double double-agent?

      • Z24

        Quadruple agent?

        • something over there -->


  59. Alex M.


  60. overzen

    Curse you M. Night Shyamalan!!!! *shakes a fist*


  61. nukedude51


  62. Z24

    Honestly , now it ALL makes sense…

    Now I’m not surprised if Grape is actually Peanut in disguise…

  63. Hawktalon15

    You’ve got to be kidding me. Hehehehehehe Grape a Double Agent ridiculous…..well until now.

  64. Alphonse

    Well, if it had to be someone, Grape would prolly be the most likely candidate.
    Pretty easy observation, surprised you did not come up with it yourself.

  65. Tamar

    I didn’t even think about this happening, but, now that it’s said and done, it really makes sense.

  66. WolfLongFellow

    wow im an idiot.

  67. malinik

    WAIT i was right!!! ha a couple comics back i commented that “i think grape may be a spy” and i was right HA

  68. *Insert Clever Name here*

    WHAT A TWIST!!!!

  69. Legion

    I’VE GOT IT. Peanut is out recruiting the barn cats and they will ride in to win the battle like that scene in Braveheart. The one where the cavalry flanks the British and… *stops to keep PG rating*

    • malinik

      seems like a wierd but creative idea

    • Frank

      I’m not sure the horses would lend themselves to such an idea.

      And since it’s a water balloon fight, I’m pretty sure they could follow the movie’s every move and still retain the rating

    • Legion

      The dilusions of a lonely fox aren’t worth but a moments notice to all but the artist herself.

      • Draven

        Aww, don’t be lonely, you have friends here. I know for sure of at least one

  70. Hoheh


  71. Hi

    Haha. I love Zach’s face in the last panel. It’s hilarious!

  72. Grip

    Grape: Zach, I am the double agent!!
    Zach: Well I don’t see how that affects m- WHAAAAAAATTTTTT?!?
    Grape: Join me, and we shall rule the gal-
    Peanut: Graaaappppppeeeee, you’re going to get us sued for copyright infringement!!!!!!!

    • Grip

      If you know what movie I referenced (the reference does not include what peanut said though) you get an imaginary twinkie.

      • malinik

        star wars???

        • Grip

          Actually, it was Family Guy: Something Something Dark Side, a parody of Star Wars, however, since you got the name of the source for the parody correct, you get an imaginary half twinkie. I also posted a you tube video link to the scene in question two posts below, if you are interested.

          • Grip

            You know what, I’m in a particularly good mood, so you get a whole imaginary twinkie- aw heck everybody gets an imaginary twinkle :D :D :D

  73. Jomacodo132

    MAN, i didn’t see that coming, but kinda make sense, Grape loves Peanut, no?

  74. Grip
    Somebody had to post a link to this, and that somebody will be me!!!

  75. LegendaryHero

    Throwing this out there now, before the new comic comes up. Also I didn’t bother looking at the other posts to see if anyone else thinks this.

    Grape is playing triple-agent for the cats. Gain Zach’s trust by telling him she’s the double agent for the dogs, then wham!

  76. Leitrean