Man Charged With Stealing His Own Cat From Animal Shelter

February 27, 2012 Updated Feb 27, 2012 at 6:51 PM EDT

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Man Charged With Stealing His Own Cat From Animal Shelter

February 27, 2012 Updated Feb 27, 2012 at 6:51 PM EDT

According to the Iowa City Press-Citizen, a 31-year-old Iowa man has been charged with fifth-degree theft for allegedly stealing his cat back from an animal shelter.

The cat had been impounded for running at large, according to the Press-Citizen report. Police said the man allegedly entered a restricted area at the animal shelter to retrieve the cat, according to the Press-Citizen.

Read the Press-Citizen story HERE.