Categories: cats in emergencies

Massive lighting strike panics cat (video)

Lighting strike and cat runs. Screenshot.

This is a very unusual video. It shows a massive lightning strike which shattered a tree causing very large wood splinters to blast across a car park over perhaps a hundred yards or more. We see a young women diving back into her room. We then see a domestic cat running towards the lightning strike to go under a car which is parked quite near to the shattered tree. It’s just interesting for the power of the strike and the way the cat is completely panicked by the noise. I feel sorry for the cat but I am sure that he was okay. I am not sure why he ran towards the strike. It may be due to panic and because he had a car to go under.

https://twitter.com/weatherchannel/status/1292889449903337478?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

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Michael Broad

Hi, I'm a 71-year-old retired solicitor (attorney in the US). Before qualifying I worked in many jobs including professional photography. I have a girlfriend, Michelle. I love nature, cats and all animals. I am concerned about their welfare.

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