My Moggy sussed out the microchip catflaps
(Mansfield, England, UK)
Clive relaxing after his thieving expedition.
My cat Clive used to regularly sneak into my next door neighbour's house to steal the cat food he laid out for his own cats. At the time he had a regular cat flap but as the problem became more severe the neighbour replaced his cat flap with a microchip activated cat flap to prevent Clive from sneaking in.
However, within just a couple of days Clive worked out he simply had to sit beside the flap and wait. As soon as one of the neighbour's cats activated the flap with its chip and he hard the click of it unlock, Clive would immediately shoot through the flap and into the house.
The only problem was he often ended up stuck inside the house as he never seemed incentivised enough to use the same trick when attempting to exit the house.
I always thought Clive was reasonably smart, but I didn't realise how smart until the cat flap issue arose.
Thankfully we've now moved house as the neighbour was starting to get quite fed up with my thieving ginger ninja.