In a well-written sentence, tell me what you think prevents Timothy from killing the cat?

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Timothy believes that Stew Cat is evil because he manages to disappear every time something bad happens on the island, he wants to kill the cat, but Phillip begs him not to so he doesn't because his relationship with the boy is tenuous at best and he realizes that the boy finds comfort in having the cat around.