According to the Associated Press, guards noticed the cat hanging around the fence of a Penal Colony No. 1 near Syktyvkar in Russia's Komi province. Wrapped around its belly were cellphones and chargers — slightly more innocent contraband than the drills, saw blades, batteries and cellphone found taped to a cat at a Brazil prison in January.
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