Cat Locked Up in Solitary Confinement for “Repeatedly” Letting Other Cats Out of Shelter

(TMU) — Ahh, cats. Part of the reason why we adore our lovable feline friends is because they are just so unpredictable. Whether they’re having a sudden fit of biting and scratching, bringing dead rodents to our living rooms, or pushing plates of food and glasses of wine off the dinner table, our clever kitties are anything but bland and boring.

However, some domesticated cats can take things way too far. An example of such a cat is Quilty, a six-year-old domestic shorthair who is currently living at the Friends For Life Animal Rescue and Adoption Organization in Houston, Texas.

Quilty was recently sentenced to solitary confinement for her jailbreaking skills. But Quilty isn’t some Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman of the animal kingdom—he’s actually a liberator of his fellow felines and has landed in hot water for continuously letting other cats out of their enclosures “repeatedly, several times a day,” with zero regard for his keepers’ multiple warnings to stop letting the other cats roam free in the facility.

The serial offender has a long history of such transgressions—back at his old home, Quilty would even let his dog sibling into the house without any regard for his parents’ rules.

In a Facebook post, the animal shelter said:

“Quilty will not be contained. And he has no shame.

Quilty loves to let cats out of the senior room

Repeatedly.

Several times a day.

We have since Quilty-proofed the cat room, while he took a brief hiatus in the lobby. His roommates missed him while he was banished to the lobby. They enjoyed their nighttime escapades around the shelter. The staff, however, did not miss the morning cat wrangling, so we’ll just have to agree to disagree there.”

Quilty will not be contained. And he has no shame.Quilty loves to let cats out of the senior room.Repeatedly.Several…

Posted by Friends For Life Animal Rescue and Adoption Organization – Houston on Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The seemingly hopeless situation has led the shelter to launch a #FreeQuilty campaign, especially due to the fact that the exasperated “parole board” has utterly failed to find him a new home while Quilty relentlessly frees himself despite constantly being returned to solitary.

In a separate Facebook post, Quilty’s keepers wrote:

“Quilty’s review with the parole board was denied, so he released himself of his own recognizance.

He felt that confinement had nothing more to offer him. He has been returned to solitary … His roommates missed him while he was banished to the lobby. They enjoyed their nighttime escapades around the shelter.”

Quilty will not be contained. And he has no shame.Quilty loves to let cats out of the senior room.Repeatedly.Several…

Posted by Friends For Life Animal Rescue and Adoption Organization – Houston on Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The organization urged Facebook users to adopt him:

“If someone out there is looking for a clever cat that gets along with dogs but does not get along with closed doors, we have someone they really need to come and meet.

Please. Come meet him. And take him home. Please…”

The shelter even grew so fond of the cat’s adorable misbehavior that they hosted a mock “press conference” for Quilty.

To document the legendary exploits of the daring and creative cat, the rescue organization also gave his own Instagram page—–Free Quilty. The page now has over 20,000 followers.

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This damn door…

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In the latest update from the page, the shelter offered some great news: Quilty is now enjoying home visits and transitioning from a life in captivity to a brand new home of his choice. In an update posted to Instagram, his prospective adopters said:

“Hi! I just wanted to give you a Quilty update! He is doing really well. He hasn’t tried to hide at all and loves to be in the bed or on the couch snuggled up with one of us. He sleeps under my covers with me like a dog lol.

He doesn’t really like the 2 dogs but they leave him alone so there aren’t any problems really, he just doesn’t want to have anything to do with them. I am hoping with a little time, he will get used to them.

He hasn’t shown any slickness at all yet; he is the most loving and affectionate cat I have ever met!”

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🥁 roll… QUILTY UPDATE ❗ from sleepover! . The potential adopters that Quilty is interviewing this week sent this update to us today: . "Hi! I just wanted to give you a Quilty update! He is doing really well. He hasn’t tried to hide at all and loves to be in the bed or on the couch snuggled up with one of us. He sleeps under my covers with me like a dog lol. He doesn’t really like the 2 dogs but they leave him alone so there aren’t any problems really, he just doesn’t want to have anything to do with them. I am hoping with a little time, he will get used to them. He hasn’t shown any slickness at all yet; he is the most loving and affectionate cat I have ever met!" . …really, bro? REALLY?! Guess he left all his 🌶 at the shelter. 😒 A few of our other cats have APPARENTLY caught it now. . . . #freeQuilty #NoMoreDoors #QuiltyNotGuilty

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