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  1. Gabe23

    Well … Max sure still have some ummm …. “feelings” for Sabrina

    • Marco

      Aw, Grape loves to tease her man! :3

    • IceKitsune

      Well we now know that it wasn’t any kind of clean break up like people thought before. At least from Max’s side anyway at any rate.

    • Duck'n

      Some deeply disturbing ones maybe! Although I wonder what happened between them to make him so touchy feely?

    • Tech

      Max should be happy I hear her new boyfriend is a real dog.

      • bhPixelFire

        BADA CHSH

      • Anubis


        • Jason

          Even after all the time that show’s been off the air where I am,I still remember it.

          • Marius_Pontmercy

            What show?

      • Big Fan

        Maybe Max knows. That would certainly explain his animosity towards her. Although it could also have something to do with that haunted house incident.

  2. D-Rock

    Whoa, never realized there was some bottled up anger in Max.

    • team fabulous

      I think it partly humiliation from when Sabrina made him tell grape that he was her ex-boyfriend

      • D-Rock

        Little odd that he would wait till now to show any resentment for that, but it does make a little sense.

      • Gabe23

        Also what Sabrina did -in the spirits in the “Scaredy Cats” arc- wanst very liked by Max

    • GameCobra

      The anger seems to have to do with more of the Meatgrinder in this case, A.K.A the Spookmaster. Considering he knows Sabrina summoned him, he has at least one reason to not invite her, but I also thought it was eventually forgiven.

  3. Arjay

    let’s test that theory, Max! call her, i dare you :3

    • Silly Zealot

      Double dog dare you! Double dog!!!!

  4. Specious

    Did Max think Grape said “Is there something wrong with that?” Because saying “Obviously!” doesn’t make sense to me, unless I’m not grasping something.

    • Val Kilmer Batman/AsimovSideburns

      I think I have a little proofreader in my brain that doesn’t let me see these things until others point them out…

    • D-Rock

      Maybe it was meant as one sentence, with “Obviously” being punctuated for emphasis.

      • Aerion Snowpaw

        It’s how I read it too.
        He’s going ‘Obviously!’ with some sort of wild gesture, then explaining that “I have a reputation to maintain’

  5. IceKitsune

    Ok, obviously more issues there then most suspected there was.

  6. Tech

    Tiger is like me, only goes to parties for the food and doesn’t hide that from anyone.

    • Val Kilmer Batman/AsimovSideburns



  7. Ace

    Well, that was disturbing, especially while I was listening to Run Like….Heck by Pink Floyd, which to me, somehow fits this situation.
    I hope I didn’t get off topic…

    • Tech

      I’m sure if Sabrina was angry with him or anything Max would have to run like that, or maybe at first when they just broke up she used her powers to do things that had him running

  8. Xane

    Glad to see Grape isn’t jealous. It (usually) takes a very secure personality to tease someone about inviting their ex! Or maybe just a silly one.

    • Tech

      or maybe she’s one of the few ladies out there that don’t think there boyfriend would cheat on them and that there ex doesn’t want them back and plans to steal them back. though they are “pets” as well as animals so it’s not a stretch they’d would take such things the same way a human female would.

      • Jaydee

        Agh! Off topic, but seriously, quit using ‘there’ that refers to a place. It’s ‘their’ that you want, as that one is for possetion.

        • Tech

          I only use the one “there” I don’t care much for its meaning that I’m using wrong, don’t be a grammer nazi.

          • Dissension

            Actually, both correcting others’ grammar and intentionally using bad grammar are against the comment section guidelines.

            If you see a post that violates the rules, you are welcome to report it to the e-mail address listed in the aforementioned guidelines, which appear every time you elect to comment. :3

          • Argent Stonecutter

            Don’t be hard on him, he included the required typo that makes every speeling flame ironically amusing.

      • thebrokeartist

        And the fact that Grape doesn’t excatly have confidence in him, if you remember the halloween strip were they spent the night at a haunted house.

  9. *wolfiejaypaw*

    I’ve been in that situation maxy boy D:

    • thebrokeartist

      So you’ve been a black cat with a grey stomach and a bitten ear? And you had a black cat girlfriend with the ability to communicate with spirits?! Dude… THAT’S AWESOME!!!

  10. Duck'n

    Haha I KNEW it!! You heard me right I mentioned on a earlier strip that I thought they’d invite them!

    • CHAOKOCartoons

      Dude I remembered the comment as soon as I saw the first pannel! I don’t really remember why though. =p

      • Duck'n

        The Arbelts seemed like perfect candidates for dinner guests! And who else would help them finish off 60lbs of crawfish?!
        - Plus as long as Bino isn’t at the party Tiger won’t get the urge to murdalize him.

        • ToaSoul

          no that’ll still happen…

        • Sheogorath

          But doesn’t bino live there? So wont they inevitably meet?

    • Secret

      yup, first thing that came to miind when I saw the strip.

  11. B.Squirrel

    Well, I get the impression Max doesn’t like sabrina.

    • Xane

      Well he was on good enough terms with her to ask her to scare Marvin and Zach for Halloween. The current anger may simply be because of literally scaring him to death (Well there goes life number SEVEN) and not because of the breakup.

      (Yes, I know it was a joke).

    • Argent Stonecutter

      I think he’s afraid of a replay of the last time he invited Sabrina to an event.

  12. Zaitsev

    Those faces in the third panel are great.

    • Alun Rundle

      Half dog party. Half Cat party. And one Rabbit.

      I love noting your Avatar, Zaitsev. It reminds me I have another strip I need to check on.

  13. Duck'n

    Tiger looks like he’s got a small pot belly going on *snickers* ohh yeah…goood times, it’s nice to see the Arbelts again.

  14. Hino

    Where’s Res when you need him?

    • Duck'n

      In Canada trying not to freeze to death! ….. I’m kidding who knows?

      • thebrokeartist

        Maybe he’s writting the next chapter of Pridelands just so that he can impress Grape. Or even a new book that was inspired by Grape.

  15. fox-it

    hm…. I have a new theory: Was that bite mark from Sabrina?

    • Tech

      I was just thinking the same thing, though at this point involving Max’s ear I think Rick is leaving that up to the readers to draw there own conclusion to what happened to it, though I may be wrong.

    • CHAOKOCartoons

      YEASH! If thats what happened then… YEEAASHH!!

    • CHAOKOCartoons

      yeah, like mabey she accidenaly summoned a feral, hungry wolf spirit but un-sumoned it before it could bie anything else.

    • Marco

      That’s what I thought too! Which can explain Max’s uneasy nature around Sabrina or the mention of her name! ;)

  16. shade

    max’s expression in the last…i feel so sorry for him. i’ve been there once upon a time myself.

  17. Valerio


  18. Valerio

    Grape hangs out with Max cuz she can taunt him with gusto!

  19. Duck'n

    Did anyone else notice Zach’s bunny tail in the 2nd panel?

    • Marco

      Yup sure did! :3

  20. Erkhyan

    Uh? Zach? Do rabbits eat crawfish now? :o

    • Duck'n

      Huh i’m not really sure? Maybe he’ll just eat soup/salad, ya know something other than the tiny crustaceans.

    • Rick Griffin


      • Duck'n

        Ahh the ever so elusive Ponbon Furret, HI RICK!!

  21. Secret

    Mr linderbergs dog? Never heard that one before

    • Kitch

      If you were paying attentiom to the character sheets released thus far, you know who that is. :3

    • Duck'n

      Hint: The dog in Kitch’s avatar has something to do with it.

    • Secret

      oh, I don’t really pay attention to names theses days.

    • GameCobra

      Answer: Fox and Fido. =3

      • ToaSoul

        Fido isn’t one of Bills dogs.
        Its Fox and Bailey

        • GameCobra

          OK, so i backtracked and forgot there’s someone else besides Bill that manages the dogs, so you win this round. =P *tosses a sandvich*

    • Frank

      I’m actually more curious on who this Mr. Lindberg is

  22. Zaitsev

    Also that second panel text seems a bit strange “Whats wrong with that?” “Obviously!”

    It seems like he changed what they were saying halfway through typing out that response.

  23. Duck'n

    All in all guys i’d say the new style looks Perty’good on the Arbelt clan. Although I can’t help but think that Rick drew Marvin’s face a little “wider” than the other two cats.

  24. xhunterko

    That’s okay! I”m sure she’ll do it for you!

  25. valerio

    Wonder if Bailey will invite King…

    • GameCobra

      Doubt Bailey is here. >.>

      • ToaSoul

        no Grape said Mr. Lindburg’s dogs
        Bailey is living at the Lindburgs now she is there

        • GameCobra

          Hard to say. She could be with the Miltons now. But I just think If Bailey came to the party, no doubt King would show up.

          If that’s the case, Maxwell’s cat party just became a wedding party of a sort @_@

          • valerio

            Bailey is listed as ‘Bailey Lindberg’ and Max spoke about the Lindberg dogS, so she must be in.
            Let the wedding party begin!

          • GameCobra

            I won’t argue the idea of a sudden wedding celebration party would be in Maxwell’s favor. I just can’t stop thinking about Max’s luck with things. First Sabrina, now this. It’s like anyone owned by Jeff is bound to have their plans fail X3

  26. Khazix

    Huh. Guess… yeah, the cat half of the cast is a bit lacking in comparison.

    Counting Mr. Bigglesworth as a single composite super-entity of course. Because we all know the truth.

  27. GameCobra

    Oh snap ~ Tiger is here. Where’s Bino?

    • valerio

      he left with MEGA-ball!

      • aicivilwar

        Mega What?
        *Don’t start that again!”

  28. Deadly-Bagel

    Is it just me or is this new style very Tom and Jerry? xD

    • Duck'n

      Well you Could say it is…in a way. Most people draw a comparison between the new style and newspaper comic strips. I personally think the new stuff is inspired by Calvin and Hobbes.

  29. nightarix

    anyone else think sabrina’s going to just showup next comic?

    • thebrokeartist

      No doubt about it. She knocks on the door and says ” Hey sorry I’m late. Yesterday I read on the crystal ball that Max was having a party and I almost forgot.” Or something like that.

      • Argent Stonecutter

        That’s more Tarot’s speed.

        • thebrokeartist

          No. Tarot would be knocking on the door the moment someone mentions her name. Sbrina on the other hand takes few hours or days to answer the person who mentioned her name.

      • bhPixelFire

        Followed by a facepaw by Max

  30. GeckoZY

    I wonder why he’s still afraid of Sabrina… …he must have done something really bad again XD

    • Hotep the psychic

      but what…….hmmmmm

  31. valerio

    Well, either this is an occasion to see Fiddler and Keys do something else than music (since the night at Heathcliff), or we could see more of Jasper at last.

    • GameCobra

      All of them would be fine choices!

    • Tarka TGO

      My vote’s on Fiddler and Keys. I miss them.

  32. WingedWolfGirl

    Ima yuts.
    I’ve been so busy lately that I haven’t noticed the comic is somewhat back to its’ original style. Thank you Rick; the compromise make for an awesomely edgy appearance.

  33. thebrokeartist

    If I find out that Grape invited her dads employee, the tanuki. I’m gonna flip the table, do a barrel roll, jump all over the place and sing the song Hound dog.

  34. GameCobra

    Tee-hee-hee. He called Grape ‘Hon’ =3

    • legendario13

      I thought I was reading Valerio’s fic for a sec back there

    • Valerio

      methinks there was some sarcasm in that ‘Hon’…

      • GameCobra

        There was, but it’s still cute and funny. Hopefully next time he calls her something more proper and lady-like, there won’t be any hint of sarcasm =P

  35. legendario13

    Tiger is the only one that is rather chubby (thing that has sence afterall) or is the angle

  36. Z24

    half dog, half cat, half rabbit party.
    Don’t worry Max, the meatgrinder thing still hurts less than grinding your pride.

    Is it me or Marvin’s eyes seem a little too separated?

    • Argent Stonecutter

      1. Dog, cat, rabbit, this party needs a fox!

      2. They seem to be about the same separation as Grape’s, maybe they look further because of the fur pattern.

      • Z24

        Ferrets and Wolves might work too. Woodland creatures face the risk of brooms to the face.

        Oh well, more new art style characters!

        • Argent Stonecutter

          I had one specific fox in mind.

          • nightarix

            i doubt they’ll invite him, might show up uninvited if rick feels like it though

          • Z24

            Invitation? Him? Please.

    • Duck'n

      Maybe Rick will make a joke about Tiger, and Fox (~maybe Joey~!?).
      Because they are both dogs with less than dog sounding names.

      • Z24

        Remember Tiger has a trauma with that.

        • Duck'n

          Oh i remember, thats one of the main reasons that Rick should consider it!!

  37. AleColin

    I wonder why Max and Sabrina broke up in first place?

  38. Draven

    Does Zach have a significant impact on the cat:dog ratio in any way?

  39. I'll Eat Yourself

    Oh, so Max used to date Sabrina, eh? XD

    • Dissension

      That’s not exactly a secret…

    • nightarix

      first mentioned back in the haunted house bit, i believe it was somewhere in the 30s(going by arc not page)

  40. SP

    Is this going to be a naked party?

  41. Spork Master


    Man, that’d be painful for a while! Especially with nine lives!

    • thebrokeartist

      Who says Max even has nine lives left? Maybe he’s already lost a few lives or worse, he’s already living on his last live!

      • Frank

        He probably lost one when he got that chunk taken out of his ear

  42. Valerio

    DIRECTOR: Ok, Maxie, that was a good shot, but you have to work on your expression. It’s too funny. You are angry at Sabrina, remember? More anger, Grape is teasing you too and you HATE it… Excellent, just like that! Now…Uh, Maxie? maxwell, you can say your gag now. Max..? *sigh*, Ed, call animal control.

  43. bigboss

    boy does marvin look different. tiger looks the same and zach is just cuter now

    • Valerio

      no, Tiger got a pudgy belly now

  44. FluxCapacity

    What’s up with the BG, I like minimalist, but you will find NO house-walls in a neighborhood like that.

    • Dissension

      The walls look like Rick wants them to look. :3

  45. Vuk91

    This reminds me about that strip where they were in one strip, with sabrina preparing to scare Max later that night

  46. TinFoilHats

    I agree wholeheartedly with Tiger; if theres a party with free food, expect me to be there.