(25 Jul 06)

The winner: maxcel200@aol.com...who will receive a signed cartoon rendering of their entry:



Voting Results:
Stu: 51%
maxcel200: 49%

The Runners-Up:

"Garfield prefers the traditional, 'please take the stand', rather than, 'here, pussy, pussy!'" (ronxian@sbcglobal.net)

"With all due respect, your honor, just ONE life sentence will not cut it with this defendant!" (ronxian@aol.com)

Lawyer: "Your honour, I would like to call a surprise witness." Judge: "A talking cat? That IS a surprise." (vinyllover45@yahoo.com)

"...public urination, vandalizing private property [my couch], stalking and killing innocent rodents, and - worst of all - acting aloof!!!" (ronxian@sbcglobal.net)

Lawyer: "And for her kids, she wants a guardian ad litteram appointed." (maxcel200@aol.com)

"Your Honor, the NSA's defense insists the cat broke out on his own free will and my client, indeed, did NOT let the cat out of the bag." (ldolphin34@hotmail.com)

Judge: "Your client has been arrested for so many hideous screeching catfights that maybe I should sentence her to three months on the 'The View'!" (maxcel200@aol.com)

A. "Uh, er,...uh..." B. [...] C. "What's the matter, Perry, cat got your tongue?" (dquipwit@aol.com; (skibip@aol.com)

Lawyer: "Not guilty, Your Honor. You got the wrong Persian! (maxcel200@aol.com)

"I categorically accuse the defendant of committing a feline-y, not only disturbing the peace with his midnight singing but also public littering. Not to mention that 'Garfield' stinkquel!" (AuntShecky711@aol.com)

"Your honor, my client is unfit to be a juror. He tends to cat nap." (tphyll@aol.com)

"I ask the people of the court, does he look like a cat burglar?" (CoyPsyche@aol.com)

"Your Honor, I object! The witness is just pussy-footing around the question!" (jaberwock@yahooy.com; vinyllover45@yahoo.com)

A. "Your Honor I'd like to have Mr. Whiskers here labeled as a hostile witness." B. "Because he won't answer or because he won't stop using your leg as a scratching post?" (rayj0109@gmail.com)

"Your honor, I submit that he *does* look like a cat who swallowed a canary." (kayladykay@aol.com)

"But the state just can't prove the bag of catnip in the trunk was his, your honor." (monacof@bellsouth.net)

"...and every morning since then, he thinks my bowl of Grape Nuts is his personal litter box!" (e-marlon@sio.midco.net)

"Yes, the witness had a gag order....he was choking on a hairball." (vinyllover45@yahoo.com)