Take another look at the sentence:
Without stopping for breath, Mervina, the neighborhood gossip, __________ Kishana up on the neighborhood news, including Sherry's disastrous dinner party, where the frog tongue soup sent five guests to the local emergency room.
The sentence requires the simple past of catch, an irregular verb. Caught is the simple past form.
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Cought, the form you chose, is a spelling error. Before you continue, review the rules for irregular verbs.