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Many of Franquin’s gags have been inspired by César, his daughter’s pet cat. He remembers the moment that inspired the image of this plate (Gaston n° 702). “One day, when my wife went to enter the dining-room, she sensed some resistance in the door. During our absence, the cat had been playing […] with a reel of string. He had run wild all over the room and the reel of string had unwound, becoming snagged and knotted around the legs of every chair, table and armchair…”

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