Man blames cat for child pornography found on his computer


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What is it with cats and keyboards?

A Florida man accused of downloading child pornography is blaming his cat’s erratic keyboard mashing for the crime.


Keith Griffin was charged Wednesday with 10 counts of possession of child pornography after detectives found more than 1,000 images on his computer, the Associated Press reports. But Griffin alleges he had no knowledge of the illicit images and says his cat was behind the downloads.

Griffin told investigators that his cat had a habit of sitting on his computer’s keyboard. He said that on several occasions he came back to his computer to find that strange material had been downloaded. Police didn’t buy Griffin’s story and he is currently being held in the Martin County Jail. The cat reportedly is being cared for by a family friend.

Maybe Griffin should consider investing in some anti-kitty computer software. PawSense claims to be able to recognize and prevent cat typing.

-- Brendan Bigelow

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