06/29/2011 08:11 am ET | Updated Nov 15, 2011

Dusty The Klepto Cat Headlines San Mateo, Calif. Humane Society Event

A renowned cat burglar in San Mateo, Calif did a little community service to atone for years of thefts in the neighborhood.

Dustry, a feline, has allegedly stolen more than 600 items -- including stuffed animals, shoes, bras and underwear -- during his nocturnal jaunts through town over the last two years, according to his owner Jean Chu.

Despite his mischievous past, Chu brought her pet dressed in a striped prison outfit to the recent Peninsula Humane Society event to encourage other people to take in strays like Chu did with Dusty in 2006

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