Caption This: The Cat's in the Bag

In our weekly Caption This contest, we ask you to come up with your funniest caption to this great photo.

We had nearly 20 suggestions submitted this week for the photo of a cat standing guard on her owner's back during bathtime. Thanks so much to everyone who participated! It was definitely a tough decision. 

The Patch judges, after much deliberation, awarded the title of best caption to Craig Doherty. His caption: "It's about time. She smells like the dog." 

Both Craig and Karen Alpert, who submitted the hilarious photo, will get a digital copy of the photo with the caption affixed. (You can check out the final product in the thumbnail above.) 

For next week, we’ve got a super cute photo submitted by Carolyn Alder of her cat hiding in a Starbucks bag. You can start submitting your captions now!

Here’s how it works:

* In the comments section below, write in your best idea for a funny caption for this photo. Comments must be in by noon Friday.

* The esteemed Patch judges will pick our favorite and announce it Monday, along with a new photo to caption.

* Both the caption writer and the reader who submitted the photo will get an emailed copy of the captioned photo.

Want to upload your own funny pet photos for future caption consideration? Please do by clicking through to this article.

Average Joe October 15, 2012 at 11:22 AM
Where is my grande no foam with extra shop catnip?
Brad Faxton October 15, 2012 at 12:40 PM
Thew crinkly sounds of this bag make me feel all happy inside.
nickiwoldy October 15, 2012 at 01:09 PM
I'm not coming out of this bag until i get my coffee, and don't forget the milk!
Martha Moser October 15, 2012 at 01:24 PM
Trick or Treat!
Ben Hebebrand October 15, 2012 at 02:18 PM
Take me to Norma's coffee shop in Palatine!
Amy Windler October 15, 2012 at 02:32 PM
C'mon Fred take out the garbage, I dare you!
Sally Oliphant October 15, 2012 at 02:37 PM
Man that double shot espresso macchiato really freaked me out!
LMD October 15, 2012 at 03:25 PM
Don't even think about recycling.
Mosober October 15, 2012 at 03:37 PM
"Did Obama Win?"
ReTTo October 15, 2012 at 03:50 PM
"....She said that Starbucks is like catnip for humans but I've been sitting in here for an hour and feel nothing!" :(
George Slefo (Editor) October 15, 2012 at 04:59 PM
"You said I need to get a job so take me to Starbucks and I'll fill out an application!"
Rebecca October 15, 2012 at 07:17 PM
"Coffee, tea or meow!"
"I will make my presence known to the world. . . .and make them quake in fear at the very mention of my name! Mr. Tinkles!"
Robin Hood October 15, 2012 at 08:40 PM
Give me my coffee, right meow!
Michael Clayson October 15, 2012 at 09:09 PM
Hiding from Schrodinger.....
Cristel Mohrman (Editor) October 15, 2012 at 09:24 PM
Those venti triple shots will put some hair on your chest - and everywhere else, too!
carolyn alder October 15, 2012 at 09:40 PM
these comments ~ it's going to be difficult to decide who i want to hire as stand up comic for my next birthday party :) xox, blueberry
Penny Novy October 15, 2012 at 10:01 PM
That dog won't know I'm in here and then---zap!
eicy October 15, 2012 at 10:25 PM
I'll just wait here (undercover) until you believe me - "the Dog did it, honest!!"
Vicky Kujawa October 16, 2012 at 12:59 AM
I'll take my Catte' to go, thanks!
Donna M. October 16, 2012 at 02:24 AM
They went to Starbucks and all I got was a bag.
Frank October 16, 2012 at 05:51 AM
Lucky for me they don't prefer plastic.
Kathi October 16, 2012 at 01:16 PM
C'mon. Recycle me. I dare ya.
Bambi October 16, 2012 at 07:51 PM
John L October 18, 2012 at 10:54 PM
I am so wired, I knew I should'a had the chai!!
LiLSuzQ32 October 20, 2012 at 08:08 PM
The trick is ... I ate all the treats :)


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