Garfield Chews the Fat is the seventeenth Garfield comic strip compilation book. It features comics from December 20, 1987 to July 24, 1988. It was first published in 1989. A larger, coloured version was published in 2008.
"Who's back in the limelight again? It's Garfield! Leading the world in most naps snoozed per year, perfecting the art of eating without coming up for air, and discovering that dessert is the most important meal of the day. Garfield's back, and we've got him right where we want him!"