First. Never, ever, ever put your cat in a box. Give your cat a box to play with or in, but never, never, never close him up in the box kids. He wont like it and neither will your mom.

Pierce, I’m talking to YOU boy. Your mom will kick your butt and mine if she catches you putting a cat in a box AND/OR giving it gum!!

Second. This is the second strip in just a few weeks that references bubble gum. Not sure why.