We recently told you about the Garfield-themed restaurant that had fallen on hard times. Well, that's not even the darkest moment in Garfield's long history.

Creepy Garfield tributes are an internet staple, but there's a real strip from 1984 wherein Garfield is tormented by the spirits of his big cat ancestors, and takes bloody revenge on their behalf:

You remember Garfield. The grumpy goof from the funny pages. Loves lasagna. Hates Mondays. GARFIELD HATES MONDAYS I HATE BONK! MONDAYS 4-7 JRM DAVS Ki

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It starts out predictably cute: Aho iking GAVE BOOGA! CATE CAVE CAT GAVE BIG BOB A PIECE oF HIS MIND SNOOGA POP- POP O0 CUR POOP SPACECAT THATS EETTTE

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We begin our journey with a familiar sleepy orange cat... TIGGER OGER ORACKEDEOM

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A dark force beckons.

TIGGER Garfield faces the spirits of his ancestors. They are furious at what he has become. CRACKED.COM

Furious at what they have done to him. The humans. COME HERE, TIGGER

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That's it! That's the end! Each chapter is prefaced with a snide remark from modern Garfield. THERE ARE SOME FORCES WITHIN A CAT THAT SHOULD NEVER BE

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