Caturday: Cat Burglars

by 1389 on June 23, 2012

in 1389 (blog admin), California, Caturday, UK

This is neither about agile human burglars, nor about perverse humans who cat-nap innocent felines. These klepto cats are the real deal. Dennis the Cat Burglar in Luton, England has become a fascinating research subject:

Dennis – The Collectomania Cat – The One Show’ – A Real ‘Cat’ Burglar!

(h/t: Blazing Cat Fur)

Published on May 4, 2012 by Andrewshadowy

Dennis keeps mistaking toys and people’s belongings for prey or food and brings it home. I was amazed to how far he goes and to how he finds his way back home! A great film and a lovely cat too! If any of your things have gone missing from your back garden, Then you know who to blame. On The One Show, presented by the Lovely and very pretty Alex Jones and the great Matt Baker. Enjoy!

Much more here:

Jack the Cat in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho is another klepto kitty. Owner Judy Waring displays Jack’s loot in case the neighbors want it back!

Woman Displaying Clothing Her Cat Has Been Stealing

Uploaded by dreamindemon on Apr 11, 2009
Cat steals clothes from neighborhood

Another explanation?

Cats rely on their acute sense of smell. Perhaps they simply enjoy the variety of human scents on the belongings that they bring home.

Bernice the Cat will steal your heart:

Bernice the Cat with a heart on her chest

Cute Overload has the video!

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1 Kel aka Red Fox June 23, 2012 at 8:04 am

Oh, this is so funny!!!! My cat absconds with my hair pieces (bands, clips…) My vacuum cleaner finds them! 😆 😆

2 Peter Lachki July 27, 2012 at 8:35 am

Haha this is hilarious! Didn’t know cats could be that devious!

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