sounds like a distasteful joke, but isn't
A few reasons. First, the closet isn't a good place for him. He can knock stuff down easily, get hurt, etc.
Secondly, my fiancee has really bad allergies and his dust and dandruff mean that the places he touches become problematic.
Thirdly, it worries me that he has so many places to hide, and I've lost him more than once.
It's why he now wears a tracking device.
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