Cats Protection’s help and advice on fireworks plus mine

Cats Protection tips to help cats deal with fireworks

Cats Protection provides helpful tips on how to help domestic cat through this very troublesome time of year for them, namely Bonfire Night in the UK and similar firework events in other countries. It’s a time to be dreaded by cat and dog owners. What better organisation than Cats Protection to provide advice? They …

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54% of cats, 55% of horses and 62% of dogs are distressed by fireworks

Cats scared by fireworks

Thank God that the fireworks season is drawing to an end in the UK. Diwali and Bonfire Night are fizzling out. Let’s remind ourselves that these events don’t happen on a single day as they should do but well before the nominated day and well after it and it’s those big bangers which terrify …

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Hooligans direct fireworks at police car outside animal hospital frightening the animals

Fireworks set off outside Harmsworth Animal Hospital in North London

NEWS AND VIEWS (COMMENT): As an insider I can see a gradual breakdown in society in the UK. People disrespect the country’s institutions including the police. The police have lost the respect of the people as have the politicians and the elite generally. It feels like we are heading for a slow burning revolution. …

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Will fireworks be particularly bad for cats this year because of Covid-19?

Drive-thru fireworks display in Germany

The coronavirus pandemic is going through what the experts describe as a “second wave”. What they mean is that it was suppressed for a while during lockdown but it never went away as expected. This second episode is worse than the first probably because people have been ignoring government guidelines and instructions. The rapidly …

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10 ways to help your pet survive nightly fireworks as Fourth of July approaches

We need quiet fireworks for our cats

PETA has provided 10 useful tips to help your cat navigate or indeed survive what will seem to some to be a barrage of firework displays leading up to the 4th of July in America. We are told that many cities are experiencing firework displays nightly and they appear to be louder than in …

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My dog was terrified of the fireworks so my cat went and cuddled up with her my heart is crying still

Cat cuddles up with dog during fireworks

This post contains a video showing the start of a debate in a committee room at the UK Parliament on restricting the use of fireworks to organised displays. As you can see I have cleaned up the image a bit. This is the post That’s sweet. from r/WhitePeopleTwitter Debate in UK Parliament on …

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