The name’s Ophelia, Ophelia von Hairball V, watch your sparkly valuables, darling.
Fluffy, white cat Ophelia von Hairball of Burglaria is the world’s greatest cat burglar—and the No. 1 agent of the Furry Feline Burglary Institute. She can purr-loin an emerald tiara from the whirl of a fancy-dress party while looking fur-lawless. This pussycat works alone in flagrant defiance of direct orders from FFBI Director MEW that she take on and actually keep an inventor partner, per protocol. (She’s just returned her 16th.) Her 17th inventor, Oscar Fishgerald Gold, a genius goldfish with special mobile breathing apparatus, appears on Ophelia’s doorstep just in time to uncover a plot hatched by her archnemesis—and unibrowed cousin—Pierre to keep Ophelia from competing in the Fifth Annual Purr-fect Heist Competition (which she always wins). Can Ophelia best her creepy cousin while avoiding Central Canine Intelligence Agency operatives? And what’s she to do about this persistent fishy friend? Kent’s series kickoff is a silly riot. Classy bad girl Ophelia is as funny as she is furry (though she’s not too bad: FFBI agents rarely keep the sparkly they swipe…it’s the thrill of the heist!). Hooson’s cartoon illustrations and many in-line comic-strip pages are just the ticket to keep pages turning and prompt calls for sequels.
She’s the pussycat love child of James Bond and Zsa Zsa Gabor, and who can’t love that? (Fantasy. 7-11)