June 19 is National Garfield the Cat Day! Having entertained audiences for more than 40 years, it’s only right that this smug and sarcastic feline gets his own holiday. Here are 10 fun facts about Garfield!
It’s hard to imagine Garfield being called anything else other than Garfield, but he’s actually known as Gustaf in Sweden. A quick online search will confirm this, with images of comic book covers featuring the ginger kitty and his Swedish moniker coming up in the results. Sweden is one of only three countries in the world where Garfield isn’t Garfield; the other two are Finland and Norway.
Happy National Garfield the Cat Day! How will you celebrate the world’s favorite orange tabby?