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  • Great Britain: MP's wife guilty of stealing love rival's cat (OF COURSE there's CCTV footage)

    09/30/2011 11:38:47 AM PDT · by Stoat · 26 replies
    The Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | September 30, 2011
    MP's wife guilty of stealing love rival's cat   Christine Hemming, the wife of MP John Hemming, has been found guilty of stealing a kitten from the home of her husband's lover after she was caught on CCTV. Jurors at Birmingham Crown Court took just over five hours to convict Mrs Hemming, 53, who snatched the cat three days after separating from Liberal Democrat John Hemming. CCTV footage of the offence, on September 29, shows Mrs Hemming crawling on her hands and knees underneath a window before sneaking into the home of Emily Cox. Birmingham Yardley MP John Hemming,...
  • Cat steals 600 items in 3 years

    02/17/2011 8:27:39 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 47 replies / ABC ^ | 15 Feb 2011 | Animal Planet
    Meet Dusty, a slightly pear-shaped, fawn-colored house cat, whose nightly theft raids have earned him the criminal alias of “Klepto.” His San Mateo, Calif. owners figured the cat has stolen 600 items from the neighborhood in the past three years, amassing a growing pile of loot at home, ABCNews reported.He’s not choosy. Stolen goods include towels, stuffed animals, gloves, socks, shoes, spongy footballs. He stole a Converse sneaker and returned later for the other one, the station said. He lifted a neighbor’s bikini bottom drying outside, and came back for the top a few minutes later. He stole someone’s tighty...
  • Suspect Allegedly Ransomed Neighbor's Cat for $50

    09/05/2003 6:19:17 AM PDT · by Damocles · 16 replies · 27+ views
    AP ^ | September 4, 2003 | AP
    Suspect Allegedly Ransomed Neighbor's Cat for $50 GILLETTE, WY-September 4, 2003 — Deryl Miles is accused of cat nabbing.Miles, 55, allegedly kidnapped his neighbor's cat and held it hostage for $50 after the animal wandered into his yard. He was arrested Tuesday on misdemeanor larceny charges for allegedly trapping the cat, named Brunswick, in a wooden shed behind his mobile home, according to court documents. Surrounded by police, Miles called a local newspaper from his trailer and said "I've taken (the cat) legally because it was trespassing on my property." Miles refused to release the cat, and was arrested after...