It's not the usual kind of spoiler, but one which is intended to spoil the opportunity for squirrels to ravage the CT's hood pad.
I discovered that a red squirrel has started to take chunks out of one area of the pad. The squirrel uses the material to insulate its nest (which is in a tree somewhere in the neighbourhood, not in the engine compartment, thank goodness). In an effort to prevent further damage I've attached a double layer of fiberglass window screening to the hood pad with black upholstery tacks. My hope is that the screening will persuade the squirrel to leave the pad alone.
BTW, I've contemplated more drastic countermeasures but my wife is strongly opposed to all of them.