Cats Are Evil from 12 Things Your TSA Agent Won't Tell You (Slideshow)

12 Things Your TSA Agent Won't Tell You (Slideshow)

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Cats Are Evil

Terrorists are the No. 1 enemy of TSA agents, but cats are a close second. They scratch, hiss, hate being picked up, and don’t respond to commands. Believe it or not, cats need to get patted down, too (lest we have another feisty feline commandeering a plane), and sometimes they use this opportunity to make a break for it. If they get through security prior to a proper search, the animal is deemed a security threat, and an entire terminal could be potentially be shut down in response.

Click here to see some adorable cat-shaped cakes from Tokyo.

Dogs, on the other hand? They live for TSA checkpoints. Mandatory pat-downs are a vacation highlight.