Patches & Pepper: episode 4 (Patches and Pepper get some sun). Digital illustration and web comic strip on [email protected] Patches, a calico cat, and Pepper, a black labrador retriever, lounge on beach towels under an umbrella. They are smiling, relaxed, and happy. Pepper is wearing white sunglasses, and Patches is dozing happily. Copyright Danaye L. Shiplett. All rights reserved.