-edit 2/21/2016: noticed that the dialogue is in the wrong order. I decided to leave it since it makes about as much sense as anything else in this comic.
Television in background: I kind of like hiring somebody with a past
Cat: Not that I mind so much
Television in background: She can’t be more than eighteen. She hasn’t had time to have a past
Cat: doing all the work and all
Television in background: Oh get with it, Clairee. This is the eighties. If you can achieve puberty, you can achieve a past
Cat: But petting myself makes me feel a bit dirty. A dirty, dirty kitty