One cat, however, stood out above all others for his bad behavior: the aptly named Mayhem, owned by reader Thaddeus. Here’s his entry:
Mayhem is notorious in the neighbourhood for breaking into people’s houses. I know of at least 5 houses in the area that he will just let himself into. One neighbour has such a problem with him that I am purchasing an electronic cat door to let his cats in and out and keep Mayhem out. Mayhem has also killed and at least part eaten: 2 guinea pigs, 2 hamsters, and a rabbit.
You can’t do many dirtier deeds than that as a cat. So I declare Mayhem the Titular Winner.
HOWEVER, all the finalists were so good that I could not let them go unrewarded. So, all finalists shall have books, with all the books being autographed by me, but Mayhem getting a special cat drawing.
Therefore, will the owners of the following cats please email me with their contact information (mailing address)?
- Ginger Bravo
Books will be dispatched ASAP, but be aware I’m under a book deadline and it may take a while for all of them to go out.
Congrats to everyone who entered! The entries showed enormous cleverness and also highlighted the unrepentant cats who wreak havoc in their homes—or, in the case of Mayhem, in other people’s homes.