Car theft is one of the unpleasant realities of urban life. Thousands of cars are stolen in the Twin Cities every year. They are stolen for parts, for joyrides, sometimes just for transportation. Minnesota Public Radio's Curtis Gilbert has learned that there's at least one other reason a thief might be looking for wheels. Curtis, who lives in St. Paul, woke up recently to find his car missing. An investigation into what happened to the car started him on a bizarre adventure that eventually led to a do-it-yourself slaughterhouse. Here's his story.