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19th June 1978
Hi, there...I'm Jon Arbuckle. I'm a cartoonist, and this is my cat, Garfield. Hi, there. I'm Garfield. I'm a cat, and this is my cartoonist, Jon. Our only thought is to entertain you. Feed me.
19th June 1979
Happy first birthday, Garfield! Make a wish and blow out the candle. FOOF! Oh gee. That's too bad. Not really. I got my wish.
19th June 1980
Today is my birthday, and I hate birthdays. I'm going to get a surprise party, and I hate surprise parties. SURPRISE, GARFIELD! But I LOOOOVE the attention!
19th June 1981
I can hear them sneaking up behind me now. They are crouching, getting ready to leap. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GARFIELD! What a wonderful surprise!
19th June 1982
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GARFIELD! GULP! Maybe you should have blown the candles out first.
19th June 1983
sssh This is the perfect surprise. It's much too early for Garfield to be up. He's a year older today, you know. SURPRISE! -And a year sneakier.
19th June 1984
Happy birthday, Garfield! I got you a rubber chicken. They're lots of fun! We'll see about that. SMACK SPLUT Chicken, you and I are going to have some good times.
19th June 1985
SURPRISE! Happy birthday, Garfield! I had a feeling this was coming.
19th June 1986
Happy birthday, Garfield! We love you! Do you know the best part of birthdays? For a day, it's nice to have the world revolve around you!
19th June 1987
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GARFIELD!! That sure is a lot of candles. Oh well, I should be happy to have a birthday, I guess. fffff As opposed to the alternative.
19th June 1988
If you brought me presents you may stay. Hey, Garfield, I just ran across the old family album. Ho boy. Our only thought is to entertain you. Feed me. Show me a good mouser, and I'll show you a cat with bad breath. We're inseparable,aren't we, Garfield? Y
19th June 1989
Okay, I'll be the birthday cat, and you' be the cake: * Happy birthday to me, happy birthday to meee, happy birthday dear Garfield, happy birthday tooo meee! * FOOF! -
19th June 1990
HAPPY BIRTHDAY; GARFIELD! CLICK Do these guys know me, or do these guys know me?
19th June 1991
Hapy birthday, Garfield! What would you like to do today? Oh, considering my age, not much. GULP! Perhaps a nibble and a nap. click clickety clickety click
19th June 1992
Happy birthday, Garfield! Ready for your cake? Just a minute! Okay! Bring that sucker on!
19th June 1993
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GARFIELD! Ah, yes. 'tis true I have traversed fifteen notable years within this mortal coil. This auspicious occasion calls for an appropriate acknowledgement. FEED ME!
19th June 1994
WHAT A SURPRISE! WHAT A SURP SURPRISE!!!
19th June 1995
WOOOOOSH Happy 17th. Practice! That was practice!
19th June 1996
Come ON, Garfield... Make a wish! I'm thinking! I'm thinking!
19th June 1997
Wow... Is it warm in here, or is it just me? Happy birthday! It's just me.
19th June 1998
Well, it's time to look back, and take stock... Time to count my blessings... Happy 20th birthday, Garfield! Time to start lying about my age.
19th June 1999
Yes, yes, I know it's my birthday. You don't have to rub it in. Then again, perhaps you do.
19th June 2000
Garfield, it's monday... I HATE mondays! ...annd your birthday! -but, what do I know?
19th June 2001
It's my birthday and I get to do anything I want! ...don't wake me! Whee... Z
19th June 2002
Happy birthday, big guy! I'm not eating that.
19th June 2003
Today is my 25th birthday and I want to thank you for reading me. I'm not talking about the other readers, I'm talking to YOU. Thank YOU! From all of us!
19th June 2004
Sigh...26...another birthday...another year...another... Another... What was I just thinking about?
19th June 2005
Sigh... Another birthday. This one's number 27... And that's pretty old for a cat. If only there were something I could do... You're walking backwards. It's only a theory, but it just might work.
19th June 2006
Instead of all those birthday candles... We decided to use just one to represent your age! -
19th June 2007
Oh, you guys! ...how did you know? I just got the best birthday present of all! I'M OFF MY DIET!! 29
19th June 2008
In the minus column, there's loss of memory, loss of hair, acquisition of nose and ear hair, liver spots, wrinkles, achy joints, and saggy skin. In the plus column: cake. No contest. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
19th June 2009
Happy birthday, Garfield! What's this? It's a lasagna-shaped cake! Liz made it. Come away with me.
19th June 2010
Make a wish! Like THAT ever works. DING-DONG Happy birthday, Garfield! I stand corrected.
19th June 2011
OH, Garfield... HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Make a wish, Garfield! Hmmm... foof POOF Yes!
19th June 2012
Whoa, if I eat another bite, I'm going to explode. Better stand back...
19th June 2013
You must be my birthday nightmare. That's right. Why only one candle? Doctor's order. Last year I pulled a hamstring.
19th June 2014
I don't fel like getting older. Maybe if I change the year, I'll get younger on my birthday. Garfield, have you seen my pacifier?
19th June 2015
How old are you TODAY, Garfiel? None of your business! Wow! THAT old.
19th June 2016