Garfield (character)

fictional cartoon cat

Garfield is a fictional cartoon cat created in 1978 by Jim Davis. He is known for his love of lasagna and sleeping, and his dislike of Mondays and diets. He lives with his best friend, Odie, and Jon, his owner. In 2004, A live-action adaptation of Garfield was released in cinemas. An animated Garfield movie, starring Chris Pratt, is coming in 2024. Garfield is one of the most famous animated characters of all time and makes over $1 billion dollars annually from merchandise.

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Fictional biography


Garfield was born on June 19, 1978. His first owner, Mamma Leoni, got rid of him because of his appetite. From the moment he was born, he has loved lasagna. In almost every cartoon appearance, Garfield causes mischief. He did that in almost every episode of Garfield and Friends (1988-1994).

Garfield was named after Jim Davis' grandfather, James Garfield Davis, who in turn was named after US President James A. Garfield.