Cathy Guisewite, the strip's creator, said Wednesday that deciding to end the comic strip was "excruciating." The comic has won several awards, including a 1992 National Cartoonists Society's Reuben Award and an Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program in 1987, and at its height appeared in 1,400 papers.
"It's just been really unbelievably agonizing to make the decision," Guisewite said in a telephone interview from her home in the
The final "Cathy" strip, will run in newspapers on Sunday, Oct. 3.
If Jim Davis’
That having been said, I salute Ms. Guisewite for over thirty years of entertaining…well, somebody out there. You’ve earned yourself a well-deserved rest.