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Possible burglar turns out to be cat in Collier County

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Posted at 9:22 AM, Sep 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-02 11:56:06-04

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- A concerned resident called deputies about a possible burglary Sunday night that turned out to be a neighborhood kitty.

The Collier County Sheriff's Office says they received a call about a possible burglary along 60th Avenue NE in Golden Gate Estates.

Deputies investigated and found a small feline causing the sounds that prompted the call.

The cat was turned over to Domestic Animal Services for safekeeping.

**UPDATE** -- The cat burglar was micro-chipped. He has been identified as Bones and D.A.S. are in the process of contacting his owner!