Breaking up with Garfield is hard to do

Even fictional comic strip characters songspeak. At least Garfield does, as seen in this 1983 strip:

In it, Garfield is referencing the 1962 Neil Sedaka hit, Breaking Up is Hard to Do. If I recall correctly, this is one of Jim Davis’ personal favorite Garfield strips. Know why? ‘Cause everyone loves songspeak.

And here’s the actual song in action: