Garfield is a comic strip created by Jim Davis. Published since June 19, 1978. It
chronicles the life of the title character, the cat Garfield who named after Davis’s
grandfather, his owner, Jon Arbuckle; and Jon’s dog, Odie. As of 2013, it was
syndicated in roughly 2,580 newspapers and journals, and held the Guinness
World Record for being the world’s most widely syndicated comic strip.