Sure, theft is typically nothing to smile about, but chances are Max's motives at least were pure. He was pretty much a feral cat when Jefferies and her family rescued him and took the time to get him acquainted with love. So, perhaps it's fair to assume that Max's ill-gotten gains were actually intended as gifts — a way of saying thanks.
Jefferies thinks that might be the case.
"He has a very unique personality," she said.