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Stories focused on the family and the friendly relationships of the cast. Plot-focused stories or light day-in-the-life stories. Pretty much anything that isn't focused on romance.

Up In a Tree by lkcrm94

  • Recommended by fruitstripegum
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A certain cat climbs up a tree and won't come down…and this is a Garfield fanfic, so guess which cat it is…

Don't You Care? by Commander

  • Recommended by fruitstripegum
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Odie, thanks to his previous success as a hero, is sent to rescue eleven puppies from an avalanche. Garfield, wanting some of the glory, goes with him. In fact, he's one of many who goes with him.

Stories focused on the romantic relationships between the cast.

I Thought He Knew by CuriousLittleBird

  • Recommended by fruitstripegum
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairing(s): Garfield/Arlene
  • Synopsis: Garfield and Arlene have been an on-again, off-again couple for so long, but nobody really knows what Arlene thinks of the whole situation. Now Garfield’s finally ended it for good. How does she react? A medium-length one-shot, told from Arlene's POV.

Fanfiction that combines elements, characters, etc. from two or more different franchises.

GarfBob SquareField by garfieldodie

  • Recommended by fruitstripegum
  • Status: Complete
  • Crossover with: Spongebob Squarepants
  • Synopsis: Garfield meets SpongeBob in this whimsical tale. Jon has purchased SpongeBob, and we all know what Garfield does when Jon brings a fish home. Uh oh.

Garfield of the Galaxy: Infinity Wars by Shakespeare Hemmingway.

  • Recommended by Grand Poobah Of All Bacon
  • Status: To Be Continued, but the first chapter is enough.
  • Synopsis: Nebula escapes the Guardians' imprisonment, out into space, but is saved by a nearly omnipotent Garfield in a space Corvette. He then brings her to his personal planet that he built himself, and wacky hijinks ensue.

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