Well, because it’s 2017 and it seems no one can agree on anything,
an epic Wiki editing war broke out at the end of February that saw Garfield
fans changing the gender of Garfield, with many believing him to be a male and others, female.
And then the cartoon cat’s creator Jim Davis
had to finally step in and confirm that Garfield, is, in fact… a male cat.
‘Garfield is male,’ Davis told the NY Daily News. ‘He has a girlfriend, Arlene.’
This is fact (Picture: Wikipedia)
Writer Virgil Texas kicked off the drama by tweeting a 2014 article Davis gave to Mental Floss in which he claimed that Garfield, ‘by virtue of being a cat, really, he’s not really male or female or any particular race or nationality, young or old’.
‘FACT: Garfield has no gender. This. Is. Canon. I have updated the Garfield Wikipedia entry to reflect this fact,’ Texas tweeted.