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PIC: Inmate smuggles contraband into jail... on a cat

The animal was nabbed while sneaking a phone and saws to a convict in Sao Paulo.

The cat, after being caught red-pawed (AP Photo/SGAP)

GUARDS THOUGHT there was something suspicious about a little white cat slipping through a prison gate in northeastern Brazil. A prison official says that when they caught the animal, they found a cellphone, drills, small saws and other contraband taped to its body.

The cat was caught on New Year’s Eve at the medium-security prison in the city of Arapiraca, a spokesperson said.

The O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper reported on Saturday that all of the prison’s 263 inmates are suspects in the smuggling attempt.

But it says a prison spokesman said “It will be hard to discover who is responsible since the cat does not speak.”

Here’s all the swag the cat was attempting to smuggle:

(AP Photo/SGAP)

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