Aliens abduct the world’s smartest creature

Hint: it isn’t Homo sapiens:

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h/t: Mark

10 Comments

  1. Gregory Kusnick
    Posted June 20, 2014 at 2:57 pm | Permalink

    Thus the fatal flaw in utilitarian ethics is revealed: all other goods are subordinated to the good of the Cat.

    • Faustus
      Posted June 23, 2014 at 8:39 am | Permalink

      Sounds more like a confirmation of Utilitarian ethics to me…

  2. Posted June 20, 2014 at 3:15 pm | Permalink

    I knew where this was going by the 2nd panel.

    • E.A. Blair
      Posted June 20, 2014 at 3:42 pm | Permalink

      Me, too.

  3. Jim Knight
    Posted June 20, 2014 at 3:28 pm | Permalink

    A mammalogist friend suggested that cats were feral, left behind from spaceships. It would explain a lot…

    • E.A. Blair
      Posted June 20, 2014 at 3:43 pm | Permalink

      They’re being taken back home, not being taken from home.

    • JohnJay
      Posted June 20, 2014 at 5:01 pm | Permalink

      Maybe from that planet on Dr Who with a race of “Catkind”?

  4. Marella
    Posted June 20, 2014 at 4:53 pm | Permalink

    I always thought Douglas Adams got it worng putting the mice in charge, it obviously should have been the cats.

  5. Torbjörn Larsson, OM
    Posted June 20, 2014 at 5:13 pm | Permalink

    But the cats already have the perfect answer to the Universe, Life and Everything.

    And that’s why they let the mice be in charge.

  6. Thomas Beck
    Posted June 20, 2014 at 6:21 pm | Permalink

    There are 8 billion intelligent species in the universe. They are all owned by cats.


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