The Question and Answer section for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Christopher admits that he does not always do what people tell him because their instructions often don't make sense. For instance 'people often say 'Be quiet', but they don't tell you how long to be quiet for.'
He keeps his pet Rat Toby in his pocket.
Chris's father is under a lot of pressure. His wife has left him and he must raise an autistic boy. Chris's father feels the need to vent his frustrations in this way.