Sunday, July 6, 2014

Fact of the Day: Presidential Feline

Cartoonist Jim Davis named his orange cat comic character Garfield after his grandfather James Garfield Davis. Though his grandfather was named after former President James Garfield. 

16 comments:

Linda said...

Very cool fact, Adam, thanks so much for sharing. I love the Garfield comics. :)

bj said...

O, I do like this fact. I was named after a family member, our kids were both named after my brother, all the grands are named after another family member....
I love it when people are named after someone...even the comic Garfield...:)

Debra She Who Seeks said...

I wonder if his grandfather and President Garfield liked lasagna too, like their namesake.

Bob Bushell said...

Obviously.

Pilar Domínguez said...

It is a lovely tribute to his granfather. Kisses:)

Emmylou said...

I used to watch the cartoon all the time:) Love Garfield.

Margaret D said...

Now I know where the name came from..

DEZMOND said...

we do love the orange cat

Pat Hatt said...

Garfield has presidential ties, not bad for a lazy cat haha

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Oh, I didn't know that. Cool fact!

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

Cool!
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Ana Mínguez Corella said...

Interesting.. Have a nice day.

Christine said...

that's interesting!

stephen Hayes said...

Very interesting. And this is a president I know very little about.

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Kati said...

Ha, that IS a fun fact!

Have a lovely Sunday,
-Kati