I think my Encyclopaedia Britannica is safe. Don’t be fooled by the cat’s soft, fluffy appearance. He actually travels into the woods to fight the feral cats, and has the scars to prove it. If a would-be thief were foolish enough to disturb him, his loud purring might wake up the rottweiler, in which case the thief would be in grave danger. Unless he had a doggie treat, in which case he’d have a friend for life.
(And let me just add that I didn’t pick the curtains…)