Arlene is a pretty, sweet-natured, loving stray cat. Arlene is also often depicted as showing more morals than Garfield. She also serves as a conscientious voice for her boyfriend and will persuade him to choose the proper decisions. However, she still questions their relationship at times, due to Garfield's lack of feminine side and rudeness, and she is aggravated by his teasing and gluttony, but still holds her affection for him.
Arlene is a pink cat, she wears red lipstick and has long eyelashes and a pink nose.