Over the past three years, he has stolen about 600 items from the neighborhood and brought them home to his owners, Jean Chu and Jim Coleman in San Mateo, California. He has taken socks, underwear, towels, bikinis, stuffed animals and pairs of shoes among other items. Neighbors state they do not worry or bother filing a police report because they know where to go if they find something missing.
Recently,The Animal Planet television show ‘Must Love Cats’ installed a camera outside the house and filmed his nightly capers for a week. His record number of items in one night is eleven items. Dusty appears to be the purr-fect cat burglar.