Some people say their cats are always breaking things. I’m a good cat and I don’t push things off shelves or tables. In fact, the guy I live with is much more careless than I am (careless means “not careful” ). If your cat does damage things, it’s your fault for leaving things out for your cat to ruin. They say “curiosity killed the cat”. I say that curiosity causes cats to investigate.
Let’s look at three different types of damage. Can you see the damage to this piece of wood? In English, it’s called a “chip”.