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Cat Caught Carrying Marijuana into Moldovan Prison

CHISINAU, Moldova — A cat has been busted for smuggling marijuana into a prison in Moldova.

Guards became suspicious of the feline, which routinely entered and left the prison through a hole in a fence, when they noticed its odd collar. On closer inspection, they found two packets of marijuana attached to it.

The country's Department of Penitentiary Institutions said Friday that someone in the village of Pruncul was using the cat to supply inmates with drugs.

Whoever the human was, this was not a first regarding cat couriers at prisons.

In June, guards caught a cat carrying cellphones and chargers taped to its belly to inmates in Penal Colony No. 1 near the city of Syktyvkar in northern Russia.

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