729: Laser Pointer

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Laser Pointer
It's a lasing cat-vity!
Title text: It's a lasing cat-vity!

[edit] Explanation

It is common to use a laser pointer as a cat toy because cats are attracted to the dot and attempt in vain to catch it in their paws. Only in its dreams can a cat successfully catch and consume the dot. Also, it is only in a dream that this will give it power to shoot lasers from its eyes, and vaporize the taunting human. It is a common joke that cats have no morals and view their humans as subordinates.

The title text makes a pun on laser cavity.

[edit] Transcript

[Cueball points a laser pointer at the floor. A black cat crouches, staring at the red dot.]
[The cat pounces.]
[The cat lands with its paw on the dot, claws out.]
[The cat tugs on the dot.]
tug tug
[Cueball tries to use the laser pointer, which is no longer emitting a beam.]
Cueball: ?? click click
[The cat nibbles on the red laser dot.]
Cat: lick? nom nom
[The cat arches, emitting red shock lines.]
[The cat shoots lasers out of its eyes at Cueball, who is covered in a bright red glow.]
FWOOSH
Cueball: AUGH!
[The right side of the panel is the end of a thought bubble.]
[The black cat, sleeping, has dreamed the entire strip.]
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Discussion

My cat still chases this hopeless dream. Sucker. Davidy22[talk] 13:29, 18 February 2013 (UTC)

The laser cavity link in the explanation now redirects to optical cavity. 108.162.238.220 22:50, 28 January 2014 (UTC)
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