If you’re a tax collector in Russia and people refuse to pay their taxes, what can you do if they don’t own anything valuable? When a tax collector noticed one resident owed 12,000 roubles, they decided the most valuable possession the delinquent tax payer owned was a cat, specifically a British Shorthair cat with kittens.

“Because the animals are pedigree and expensive, the representative of the law decided to place the cat brood under arrest”, the region’s court marshal’s service said.

If you decide to move to Russia, pay your taxes or else the tax collector just might confiscate your cats. If you already live in Russia, sell anything but your cats. Your cats are priceless while the stuff in your house probably is not and can be easily replaced.

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