Porch pirate victims seek revenge by planting decoy packages with the help of their cat

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OKLAHOMA CITY - When you have a thick head of hair like Kasey Boes, you need an industrial strength blow dryer.

She ordered one online recently, according to her husband, Andrew Boes.

“She has flat, volume-less hair now," he said.

A thief snatched it from their front porch in broad daylight, before they had a chance to retrieve it.

Is their Christmas shopping done?

"Check somebody else off the list,” Andrew laughed.

Andrew and Kasey installed a high tech, motion detector doorbell. It can see, hear and record everything.

They've captured three different intruders, intercepting everything from beauty products to Christmas gifts.

“They just randomly go around neighborhoods," Andrew said. "My wife thinks they follow delivery trucks around, which I think is probably right, and then just wait for them to drop something off and then just go up there and snatch it and see what's in there."

But, the next porch pirate will get a real surprise. They are planting decoy packages on the porch.

“The box of dirt is about this big," Andrew motioned. "It's not taped on the bottom, so it'll go everywhere.”

And, the theft victims are now recruiting the help of Marley, their cat.

“We get a box, fill it up with cat poop, maybe wrap it a couple times in different packaging so they think it's some high tech that needs lots of padding, maybe some packing peanuts or something," Andrew said. "So, they get back into the car, open it up and it's just chalk a block full of cat poop. I'm really excited."

So far, nobody has taken the bait. But, the Boes are ready - bitter revenge for anyone trying to steal their holiday joy.

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