Orange Cat Syndrome (awr-inj, kat, sin-drohm) Noun. United States of America, c. 2009
– Personality characteristics of habitual curiosity resulting in trouble-making, disruptions, and other excessive tomfoolery exhibited by a a small domesticated carnivore, Felis domestica, that has fur of orange, orange-brown, or red color. Popularized by the American comic strip, Garfield, drawn by Jim Davis.
See also: “Red-headed stepchild” and “Preacher’s Daughter”