Cat attempts jail break
Kitty caught carrying tools into prison.
You’ve heard of a nail file in a cake, but a cat with a drill? That’s what prison guards in Brazil's northeast Alagoas state say they found when they spotted the black and white feline trying to enter the jail.
Also taped to the cat were two saws, assorted batteries and a cell phone. Officials believe the items were to be used for a prison break, but they have not yet discovered which of the 250 inmates the cat was supposed to be aiding.
The investigation is ongoing and the cat is in the possession of animal control.
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Photo: Alagoas State Prisons
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