Li4 Jan '11
Hello! Tell me what you’ve been up to while I’ve been away. Go on.
Nidhi4 Jan '11
AWW! i would certainly want one of those trees! they're so darn cute! x3
Elena4 Jan '11
When I bury one of my kitties, god forbid they'd ever die!, and wish real hard, can I too have a kitty tree?
Tarakan4 Jan '11
I ate cake. And cut hair. Not at the same time.
Nichole4 Jan '11
Went to Beijing!
This is the true story of Isaac Newton questioning the universe--who would think anything of an apple falling from a tree?
Leafy4 Jan '11
I built a magical fort out of fruitcake! But then ants invaded it and claimed it. I don't know where they got such a tiny flag... This made me sad. :( So then I set it on fire and it smelled like syrup and burnt hair. ;-; And all the ants ran toward me as they were on fire...but none of them made it before they burned up. Win? :l
Lord Kap4 Jan '11
You're the queen of cuteness, Li! ;)
Danforth4 Jan '11
Millions of kittens, kittens for me!!
Chickalupe5 Jan '11
Does one tend a Cat-Apple Tree by watering it, I wonder... or by leaving out some handy dishes of milk? =^.^= Super Duper Cute, as always Li!
Alayne5 Jan '11
I squished my face against a glass window and hugged my family like a band-aid. And ate muffins. And got a really soft sweater. And ate muffins again. And pulled my cat out of the Christmas tree over and over. And ate more muffins.
nekosensei5 Jan '11
Oh my, such a perfect first comic for the year! =^.^=
Katie5 Jan '11
Nawwww! Apple kittens! :3
Kaze5 Jan '11
Jordan5 Jan '11
That is way too many Shoolaces.
Sir Naff5 Jan '11
Well... I re-read a large chunk of your archive. And got a job selling clothes that other retailers couldn't sell. And wrote a very strange thing, mostly by accident.
I am glad that you are back! I missed my weekly dose of cuteness. How was your break? =)
Elizabeth5 Jan '11
I made candied apples for me, my boyfriend and my family. And then I ate them all. Before they even arrived. ^^
Kathie5 Jan '11
So this is where kittens come from a Kitty Tree Farm!!!! I want my own Kitty Tree Farm!! <3
Becca5 Jan '11
Lol where might I be able to purchase one of these epic trees?
Erin5 Jan '11
I want a kitty tree!
While you were away I went home to Rochester, NY for the holidays, and also visited my brother and sister-in-law in their new house near Boston, MA!
Angelica5 Jan '11
I'm movin' to the country, gonna eat a lot of kittens.. :)
Josie5 Jan '11
I always said...only way I'd get back into farming is if I owned a cat farm.
Daniel5 Jan '11
Missing you :)
Soop5 Jan '11
Cute cute cute! I wanna catch 'em all!
cmcl5 Jan '11
I just remembered there was a Far Side cartoon like this; a couple of dog farmers (that is, farmers who are dogs, wearing farmer hats) chitchatting about how the tree-grown kitties are "Comin' along reeeeeal good...'Course you can always lose a few to an early frost or young pups."
Larissa5 Jan '11
I'd like to request a seed for this tree, please! xD
Yolanda5 Jan '11
I was waiting for your comics =)
How can I get an avatar here?
Ginaelisa5 Jan '11
I spent the holiday falling in love with my nook. He's beautiful. We're going to go a lot of interesting places together.
Lovely comic, my dear.
Sheep5 Jan '11
what do these fruit cats eat?
Brittany5 Jan '11
I got engaged! :)
Julio5 Jan '11
Studying, because I hate Uni -_-
Lidija5 Jan '11
cutest comic evah :D
strange and sweet and universally recognisable. *loves*
I'm being holiday-lazy and contemplating what to have for lunch p(^ -- ^)q
Don5 Jan '11
I've built an awesome hydrogen-peroxide powered rocket :-)
Yesterday i fired it in one corridor of my school, and then i had to clear it all the way, beacuse gas from the rocket exhaust colored everything in yellow. Also, it exploded at the end :D (Don't worry, no one was around) :-)
Nojh5 Jan '11
Millions of kittens, kittens for me? Aww you shouldn't have. Really. I can't feed millions of kittens. My own kitty is more than a handful. She's actually about two and a half maybe three handfuls, when she isn't squirming.
I haven't been doing much notable. Relaxing. Although now I have to be productive again. Weee!
Dan5 Jan '11
Thanks for the new comic! I hope your holidays went well!
I've been making programming (video games!) over break! What have you been up to?
Kim5 Jan '11
Ran around the house in my underwear playing with my dogs. It wouldn't be vacation otherwise :)
Elizabeth Schmid5 Jan '11
I love the Presidents of the United States of America (the band) song reference! <3
Becca (also)5 Jan '11
I walked around the National Mall taking night-time pictures of the Christmas trees! And wished I owned a tripod.
I also drank a lot of beer.....mmm, beer.
Kelsey5 Jan '11
waiting for your next comic ]:|
Midnightdawn5 Jan '11
i got myself drunk by drinking 8 cans of coca-cola. i dont even know how i managed to get drunk on a fizzy drink, but i did.
IT. WAS. FUN.
TheSmellOne5 Jan '11
Hey Li! Pls empty your mailbox! :D
Randy5 Jan '11
I've been playing minecraft, working, visiting friends, and slowly setting up my new laptop. Enjoying life, for the most part. How have you been?
Val5 Jan '11
Awww so cute!
I went to another state for the holidays but wish I could have gone to where Boyfriend is. "Worked" hard and mmm did shopping? Man... Nothing really nice... But I got a lipstick! A pink one! Pink is cute.
Amy5 Jan '11
Woot! I want a Shoelace tree :D
I can haz? :3
Kovaxz5 Jan '11
Ahhh, I giggled lots when I saw this! I partied with friends and sang! Good times!
Ross5 Jan '11
Look out! *cue guitar*
jeffsam5 Jan '11
I love you.
Andy5 Jan '11
Checked all my webcomics bookmark list, and lamented that comic #161 wasn't here yet. But now it is. Merry 2011 Li :)
Jake5 Jan '11
Presidents of the United States of Peaches I guess
Also :D this break has been like.
WoW, Minecraft, webcomics, music.
GO LISTEN TO "GO DO" BY JONSI, EVERYONE
Catherine5 Jan '11
While you were away I read all of your comics from the beginning :)
Elia5 Jan '11
Where can I get those seeds...?
jom5 Jan '11
thats not how kittens work. fuck you. neither do trees. still fuck you.
Olivia5 Jan '11
So far I've played a lot of video games, read a bunch of good science fiction, and got an engagement ring! :D
Today's comic is extra cute. D'aww...
David5 Jan '11
So that's how it works. Thanks!
James5 Jan '11
I knew it! Down with the cat trees! Save the dog trees!
Fox5 Jan '11
So that's where you got Shoelace....
Leland5 Jan '11
Millions of Kittens, Kittens for me!
edith5 Jan '11
someone woke up on the wrong side of the bed MR GROUCH......... but...THE CUTENESS BURRNS...
Tyler5 Jan '11
D: I want a Kitten Tree
necrophyte5 Jan '11
THE CUTENESS. IT BURNS.
Niky5 Jan '11
Hi LI, ignore the @!#$%^ of the first comment, the comic is really cute i like it XD
Nikos5 Jan '11
Hi Li, happy new year. Keep them coming.
Gaby5 Jan '11
Your comics fill me with smiles. So glad I discovered this comic!
emmiraptor5 Jan '11
pffft. thats totally feather pluckin insane!
necrophyte5 Jan '11
whoa, i just realized that someone said the cuteness burns before me. HIVEMIND
ponderch3rry5 Jan '11
Where do I get one of these kitteh trees? =^_^=
atimtran5 Jan '11
Jom, you are all that is wrong with the internet. Go defenestrate yourself.
Kim5 Jan '11
Totally a reference to this song
Dusty6685 Jan '11
Movin to the country gonna get a lot of kitties!
Thanks for showing me how kitties and trees totally work! Yay!
Jessi5 Jan '11
Seriously "jom"? I thought its kinda cute <3
Happy new year Li!
Céline5 Jan '11
Very cute and poetic ! Your drawings are very charming !
deCarabas5 Jan '11
Wow to that jom dick. For pointing that out, fuck you. And for thinking you are cool by stating your opinion when nobody gives less of a shit, fuck you :D
archivis5 Jan '11
Adorable kitty tree! I want some kitty saplings to plant in my yard! :)
Bekkie5 Jan '11
Hey Li, what a way to break in the new year - did you get a Shoelace tree for Christmas?
Here's to a new year of amazing art :)
@Atimtran - right on, and your vocab is awesome!
Ormazd5 Jan '11
Congratulations Olivia. I assume that is good news. :P
Yay for kitten trees! How do I grow one?
Christina6 Jan '11
I want a shoelace tree, too!
Insomniac6 Jan '11
Everyone thought of it at SOME point in thier lives.
What if we grew it one trees?
"Money doesn't grow on trees".. Well, what if we made a money tree?
Same applies to kitties!
I want a lovally grown organic kitty... Hey man, it's the new thing!
Ps. Lee, this is great. I love you<3
Tommy6 Jan '11
Lol to the first commenter. Ever wonder WHY the site is called Extra Ordinary. You're looking in the perspective of Li's world. Dumbass.
Happy New Years!
Oish6 Jan '11
Is that a Pussywillow?
Originality_is_Dead6 Jan '11
Indeed it is. Closely related to the dogwood.
Max6 Jan '11
Best tree ever.
Lili6 Jan '11
Hannah6 Jan '11
jom: no. FUCK YOU. you are the only person who has anything to say about this comic. its cute, and li is fucking awesome, so why dont you just back the fuck off and take ur shitty ass attitude somewhere else.
Mikusagi6 Jan '11
That's so cute!
This is my first comment here I think, but I've been reading for a while :3
Ina6 Jan '11
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhh!!!!! SO CUTE!!! i'm going to grow up and biologically engineer this tree for you. and everyone.
Finn&Jake6 Jan '11
And they said that kittens can't get down from trees!
Kaitie6 Jan '11
It's my birthday today, and this is an excellent present.
Jedi Magnus6 Jan '11
Awww... Kitty Trees. I want one <3
Diana6 Jan '11
:0 Please don't tell me what one has to plant to get a kitty tree...
Al6 Jan '11
Hmmmp! I got my cat from a other cat; I been taken for a fool :(
Natalie7 Jan '11
I want my own cat tree!!! <3
Mike I.7 Jan '11
Hey Li! hey Li! hey Li! do you know the Meow Meow Lullaby? you should do a comic that illustrates it starring Shoelace! it would be epic!
H Squared7 Jan '11
Anthon7 Jan '11
Cute, but I miss your happenings with Jordan! Do something like licking his pillow or taking away his cereal!
Eryn7 Jan '11
Read all of your comics in one day. LOVE THEM SO MUCH
ScrabbleDiva7 Jan '11
This comic always make me smile. Keep the cuteness coming! :D
Mar7 Jan '11
Extremely. Fucking. Cute.
tira8 Jan '11
This is TOO ADORABLE, the shown phases of growth are perfect
Lorena8 Jan '11
Sooooooooo, if I bury one of my kittens, I'll get a kitten tree????? Just saying...
LL8 Jan '11
Oh, wow. Jom just got TOLD. If I were them, I'd be way too ashamed to show my profanity-spewing face around here again, less I receive more e-tongue lashings...
In other news, I'm glad I'm not the only one who sorely wants one of these trees in their backyard. 8D
Eiryn8 Jan '11
moar cats? no.. we want MOAR SQUIRRELS!!!!
Myron8 Jan '11
soooooo is this where u got shoelace or from the result of planting shoelace into the ground? Either way you kno have an army of shoelaces to command!!!!!!!! TO VICTORY!!!
Mia8 Jan '11
Your comics remind me of life at home with my boyfriend and our 6 pets, 2 of which are black cats. :)
Seriously, your comics do. I'm an Asian mix, my boyfriend's white, we both have ASUS laptops, he's a giant geek, I'm a giant dork, and our cats are huge trouble-makers.
ambabe902109 Jan '11
Gotta love the kitties ^_^ Yay for Shoelace... Loving the comic, I've just say here for the last hour going through them all, I found it yesterday... I've now added it to my links bar... shall be following from now one :oD
Rowen and Nichole9 Jan '11
I wanted to say that your art always has such a warm feel to it.
We just found out today that our loved little one, Missie ( a beautiful Balinese), just passed away back home.
I know you probably don't take requests but I might make a suggest, one of your warm comforting drawing's might make a wonderful dedication to the love we all feel for our pets.
some people who love their animals and your work.
Lisa9 Jan '11
This reminded me of shoelace http://www.thinkgeek.com/geektoys/japanfan/da87/
Now I want one for my birthday.
Drew9 Jan '11
Millions of kittens, kittens for me.
Roman10 Jan '11
Went do Disney World with my friends!
Lauren10 Jan '11
Love that you used Peaches as your inspiration, one of my favorite songs ^.^
Gabby10 Jan '11
can i has kitteh tree
Brian12 Jan '11
Your new icon is a Dinosaur <3, it makes my bookmark bar so much better looking!
David13 Jan '11
Apart from procrastinating by backreading all the comics (well, all those that I most love), literature review and code and good times! Et toi?
Jack16 Jan '11
Terr20 Jan '11
Ivan snapped the pod from the end of its branch. The kitten emitted a squall, convulsed, and went still.
“Kitty, kitty…?” Ivan whispered doubtfully into his cupped hand. An alarming trickle of red fluid coursed from the broken stem across his wrist.
Miles pulled back the pod-leaves around the kitten’s … corpse, he feared. There was no back half to the beast. Pink naked legs fused together and disappeared into the stem part of the pod.
“…I don’t think it was ripe, Ivan.”
cledsol28 Apr '11
I simply LOVE it!!
I really love catkin, and I love the way you draw that <3
jess9 Jun '11
LOVE YOUR CATS!
Quan30 Jul '11
Eidolon13 Aug '11
What is the best type of soil to plant those trees in?
Halloween Penguins21 Aug '11
Can I have a kitty tree, too?
Jelly-being8 Sep '11
I think I'm going to explode from all the cute. I just... I can't handle this level of adorableness. >.<
Trobby10 Nov '11
Oh noooo! D: Now how are we going to keep track of them all?
Angel11 Mar '12
I gotta buy those seeds and grow that tree! I JUST GOTTA!
trina13 Nov '12
OMG! a cat tree! so cute X3 oh and i luv ur style of drawings XD
Anna13 Mar '15
How little kitties are actually made.