“Charlie” this burglar cat amuses his whole neighborhood and has been nicknamed the “klepto cat”

A cat named Charlie has earned a reputation as a serial burglar, bringing home all sorts of items that he picks up around the neighborhood. The kleptomaniac feline is very proud of its loot.

In his neighborhood, he is no longer called by his name, charlie, but by his nickname which is the “cat-klepto”. The animal is, in fact, known for this annoying habit of stealing objects to accumulate them with its owners, who no longer know what to do to prevent it. A story told by ITV News.

Alice Bigge had adopted charlie and her sister Smudge at the shelter Moggie Rescue Center ; the 2 felines had been abandoned when they were still kittens. The family lives in the district of Bedminster to Bristolin the South West of England.

If, like many of its fellows, it manages to Smudge to bring a few pebbles, shells or even earthworms home, his brother specializes in petty theft.

After the adoption, the 2 cats were not allowed outside for a few weeks. Then, when they finally could do it, charlie started coming back from his little daily adventures with “memories” in his mouth.

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We didn’t know what was going on, but one morning I woke up with a diplodocus right next to my head on my pillow.says its owner. And Charlie was sitting there looking proud of himself. »

The items broken into were mainly dinosaur toys. After conducting his little investigation, Alice Bigge was able to determine its provenance; a nursery located a few blocks away. charlie also brought back miniature cars, clothes pegs, rubber duckies and even a pair of glasses, which he quietly passed through the cat flap.

A message addressed to the owners of the objects stolen by Charlie

It is precisely by discovering the glasses that his mistress took the thing very seriously. It was absolutely necessary to return them to their owner, but she did not know to whom they belonged.

Her daughter Martha11 years old, and a friend called Elsie then wrote a message in front of the house, with the stolen items deposited just below. ” Klepto catcan we read roughly. Our cat Charlie likes to take things with him. Do any of these items belong to you? If so, take it back. »

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It is unclear whether people actually came to collect their “borrowed” personal effects from charlie.

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