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Maybe- Chubbanimals Nr 17 by trenchmaker Maybe- Chubbanimals Nr 17 by trenchmaker
I am so sorry so many people didn't get a tissue warning last week- I was a bit overwhelmed by all the reactions. It just made me really happy so see that stories squeezed into 8 panels can tug at your heart. I promise no tears in the near future. Up from next week it's gonna be funky and derpy again.

I'm sniffing with major head-ache at the moment huddled in a blanket and feel pretty bad- I hope the weird weather didn't get any more victims. Seriously I want summer, plzkthx! :/ And because I'm not in Berlin up from tomorrow you get your caturday dose a bit earlier. Enjoy!

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I'm Patches- Chubbanimals Number 16 by trenchmaker
To understand the bonding nightmare you have to read up from page 14... The rest can be read without order.

All comic pages:
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If you want the book, you can make it happen by buying your personal Stalker keychain. Every cent will go directly into the "book jar". :heart:
:star: Chubbanimal keychains! :star:
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Please fav and comment to keep the pages coming and Kiki and Patches bonding.

Anne :sun:
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:iconshadowchibi16:
shadowchibi16 Featured By Owner May 25, 2015
so cute
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:iconpinkiedashlover:
PinkieDashLover Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015  Professional General Artist
:( why he doesnt gonna se him mother :(?
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Polo-Tay Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
MY HEART JUST BROKE!!! *mew* AWWWE
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Kaimiiru Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014
nooooooooooooOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO *CRYING*
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KatsukiYarakine Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I am trying to not cry.
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KormyraSekyria Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awww they are so cute, like my own kitties (or critters), I melt with these pages of yours, Nice work!
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me-snbai Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Hobbyist
very lovely  Lovely Shoujo Emoji (Senpai notice me) [V3] 
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miri-chiwa Featured By Owner May 22, 2014   Digital Artist
"you won't see you mommy again. like never" kiki is very mordant he makes me cry!! T-T
but he will be a very good brother!! n.n
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trenchmaker Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Kiki is female- Patches is male. I think the only difference most people immediately recognize to identify gender is checking the back (much obviously and I didn't want to have tiny balls dangling around). I normally check the cheeks when I meet a foreign cat but this doesn't work for Kiki and Patches either so it's quite problematic- sorry for that inconvenience. Reduced style= maximum confusion.
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VegeKale Featured By Owner May 19, 2014
Where was my tissue warning for this week though? This one made me tear up more than last week.
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:icontrenchmaker:
trenchmaker Featured By Owner May 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Oh noes O__o I'm so sorry. Does it do any good if I tell you this week will be on the derpy side of the planet? I should give out warnings though it will always overstep something and if it's not sappy it's not politically correct.
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theugliestwife Featured By Owner May 18, 2014
Poor Patches, cute little thing. Thank you for sharing your awesome art! :)
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meredith-grey Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awww, now isn't that just adorable? Patches just refuses to take "no" for an answer and good for him, you gotta fight for what you want. And apparently him being persistent is making wonders for Kiki too, which is really heartwarming. I have to ask - is that one frame some kind of metaphorical way of saying that even when the wind blows you in a face and you think you can't go on, you should stop and see the good in it (or make something good from the things being tossed your way) - like that leaf (being green) is supposed to stand for hope or something? Or maybe I'm just overthinking it.

And seriously, Patches and Kiki remind me more and more of my little cousins, their relations are somewhat similar - the older girl is always explaining things to her sister and she often does it in a very direct way that may seem a little bit cruel (though I never know her intentions).

I've focused more on the story and less on the art in this one, though I appreciate it nonetheless. Plus I hope you're feeling all better by now. Headaches be gone!
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trenchmaker Featured By Owner May 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Oh wow. I start to wonder if people always see that much in the comic pages.
Basically I just paint/doodle down what pops into my head and I'm more the observer who's delivering what I see myself (in my head).
The goodie panel (as the second one is story-wise always optional) is for me a simple doh!-situation. Like "sometimes life slaps you left and right on your cheek and you have to bear it and keep on walking".

And yes, the behaviour is a lot like children interaction- you just have a lot more options to make fun of them. Sometimes I think their (the cats) behaviour makes no sense at all but you know their little brains are maybe wired so weirdly that it DOES make sense after all and we just can't accept it because we're so wrapped up in "you have to" and "it's rude if you do it like that". The brutal honesty you get sometimes is astonshing and looks mean but it's the unintentional pure honesty that always amazes me at the same time. You won't always get that from an adult.
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meredith-grey Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I can't say for other people, but usually I don't try to look for a secret meaning to your comic pages, it just comes out of me quite unexpectedly sometimes. I always read it first, then look at every panel veeeeeery closely, hoping I can get some useful tips from that (plus usually I just have to stare at some of the elements since they're mesmerizing) and then I try to see the comic as a whole (keeping in mind the previous pages). And so once in a while I think there might be a double meaning. And then I probably miss some of the things that are really obvious :P
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Dina-Marchiori Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
<3
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Shadow-da-Hedgie Featured By Owner May 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is generally what happens. Cat will ask to sleep in bed, you say no, they'll just wait until you're asleep and do it anyway. XP
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ZeroSauce Featured By Owner May 16, 2014
I saw that frame with the leaf in the face so long ago and when I saw this comic I got so hyped. "I REMEMBER THIS. IT'S FINALLY HERE!"
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TheVictorFoxMan Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
awww this is sooo cute... but why be so straight forward?
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trenchmaker Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Just got back from Hamburg but it's a valid question... for me Kiki is the "thinking BEFORE talking is overrated" type and she can be a (bit of a) bulldozer. In this case it was probably the last try to nudge him into "you might want to run away now... and never come back".
Thing is: Patches might never do that being who he is. Or not is... or will be.

There's a lot of might and could but in the end the characters are growing with me so I'm rather speculating myself- she might end up being not such a klutz in.... 100 more pages but somehow I doubt it. Sometimes they take a trip into idiotland and I'm suprised myself how it happens since I don't manipulate the original idea that mostly "happens on the go".

As I implied with "Kiki is for me" I don't want to talk anybody into agreeing or disagreeing with the actions. I 100%ly know she's not the best behaved cat and would probably make a terrible big sister. Or the best ever... who knows.
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TheVictorFoxMan Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I think I understand. I can devise plots, scenarios, and whatnot with my characters, but they end up having a life of their own. is that how Kiki and Patches are?
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trenchmaker Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Yes, pretty much. Mostly the ideas pop up out of nowhere or one of my cats makes something funny and I think "Oh, that'd be cool". I think the good thing about cats is that they are a bit /a lot like kids and they don't always make sense. Or they do and we don't get it because we tend to overthink it.
For example Hantje always starts to swat Tretel when he plays and in the beginning I was like "wtf, can't you share?!" But of course she can't share her playtime and why should she? I mean, just because they are siblings it doesn't mean she has to share. At. All. She's a cat. It's funny to see how miffed she gets before she starts attacking. It's like seeing a kid in candy store being the only one without a lollipop. Totally unacceptable! We tend to apply our behaviour and what we learned to "be correct" and the cats don't give a rat's ass about rudeness or political correctness.
In the end I could do a comic about toddlers/kindergarden. It'd be the same. Only less funny.
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TheVictorFoxMan Featured By Owner May 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
..... 0.o Patches as a CHIBI NEKO!!!!!!! 


And I thought cats play like that.. swatting
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m-u-ll-e Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Word es eigentlich mal ein Buch dazu geben? *habenwill*
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hallethefox Featured By Owner May 15, 2014
awwww that last panel is precious :) 
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zemimsky Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:lmao: omg that passionate no !
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saniika Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Professional General Artist
You know i find these really extraordinary, since when you think about it their eyes and mouths are very simple. Yet you manage to convey wide variety of expressions on these kitties. Thats quite impressive and magical :)
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PurpleMochi7 Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
That first panel X3
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hothanyou Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Professional General Artist
aww
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AkuDemyfan Featured By Owner May 15, 2014
Poor Patches but the ending was really cute! :aww:
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xxaxelxroxasxx Featured By Owner May 15, 2014
awwww
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SofusGirl Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aaw! It's so cute :D
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Aiko-Hirocho Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Professional General Artist
kitties will do it anyways
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The-Lost-Hope Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Student General Artist
Awww so sweet! 
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suicunetobigaara Featured By Owner May 15, 2014
Aww this is so cute and still so sad!!
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yuiokami Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Aaaaww. How Sweet :love:
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ShyGuyTheSammuri Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
D'aww.... ^^
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Mailunny Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aaaaw Patches! c.c *hugs and squeezes* Kiki be kind to him u.u
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RainbowSplashMAP Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oooooooooooh
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MaximumDoodie Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
AWWW PATCHES! I JUST WANT TO HUG THE BEJEEZUS OUT OF YOU AND YOUR MEWS!
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Syrinq Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
how adorable ;v;vvv
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Lazytroll Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
the second box is kinda the cutest thing ever *_*
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glowworm56 Featured By Owner May 15, 2014
:aww: That last panel is cute!
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MobMotherScitah Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Here, let me just cut out my freaking heart and ship it to you, hm?
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Teatime-Assassin Featured By Owner May 15, 2014
Ahhhh, poor Patches!
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I-LoVe-whaT-I-See Featured By Owner May 15, 2014
dawwwwwwwwwww so cute (Q//^//Q) <3
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MagicRat Featured By Owner May 15, 2014
Oh poor sad baby. But it's okay - you're not alone.
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Endorell-Taelos Featured By Owner May 15, 2014   General Artist
Kiki must become Patches new mommy! :iconanimefaceplz: 

Also.. Are all these Chubbanimals comics going to be in a book together? :happybounce: 
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trenchmaker Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
yes.... up from a certain point they will. I wrote a journal about it but I fear I won't be able to finish it this year since my normal jobs have a higher priority. Hopefully spring next year.
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Endorell-Taelos Featured By Owner May 15, 2014   General Artist
I will look forward to purchasing a copy, I hope I remember. :giggle: 
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