Poe has always been a very difficult pet to have around.
In the past, Poe had never shown any inclination to go outside.
He's a house cat and that's his domain and if he wants to shred it, that's his prerogative.
However, he has recently been asking to go outside.
I didn't want to let him out. He's always been inside, and I was afraid he'd do something that would get him hurt outside.
But finally, his destructiveness, broke this camel, and I opened the door.
What did he do?
Well, he did this:
And you know what?
He hasn't destroyed or peed on one thing in the house since he's been enjoying the outdoors.