Boom!

Oh boy was it noisy around HERE last night!   Mom and Dad were gone for HOURS next door at a cookout then all of those folks came to our yard for fireworks…….tons of them……big boomers and little boomers and some pretty stuff too!   Then the real noise started just when all of those people in my yard went home – – – – just about everyone in the neighborhood began THEIR fireworks and there were more this year than EVER!

BOOM!   BANG!  WHOOOSH!  POP!  SCREECH!

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It was amazingly noisy.  Where was I during all of that?  In the garage………of all places I decided to hang out and feel safe during all the noise it was the garage I wanted to be in – not the basement or my tent!   Mom couldn’t figure it out.

So anyway, all of that is over with and to make up for putting me through that pure torture, I get EXTRA bacon this morning!  Whew!  I deserve it!

BACON!

BACON!

Did you have loud noisy fireworks where you are????   Do you have to hide when you hear all the noise or are you brave?!

"A Capitol Fourth" !

“A Capitol Fourth” !

I think I’m going to need lots of naps today – – – my usual sleep schedule was thrown off by the fireworks………….AND Mom and Dad not being home……….today will be a day of rest (and bacon).

HAPPY BACON CATURDAY!

Hugs, Sammy

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63 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. The Canadian Cats
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 03:13:25

    Sammy, in spite of all the noise and disorder around your house….you made it and just in time for the all out Bacon Caturday. Wooopee…I love bacon too.

    (((Shoko)))

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    • onespoiledcat
      Jul 05, 2014 @ 06:21:05

      Hi Shoko! What fun we had at Scouts….and your float was magnificent. Bacon is helping me forget about all the boomers around here last night – – – bacon is magic! Enjoy yours today too!

      Hugs, Sammy

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  2. speedyrabbit
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 03:45:44

    Glad you got through it,Happy Bacon day my friend,xx SPeedy

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  3. Sparkle
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 03:48:38

    Extra bacon is the LEAST you should get, Sammy! Any fireworks around here were not close to here. There was still a lot of noise – but we didn’t care! Boodie, in fact, slept through most of it.

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    • onespoiledcat
      Jul 05, 2014 @ 06:19:48

      Well I had big plans to just IGNORE the noise and have my usual evening but last night there were more fireworks than EVER EVER EVER in my neighborhood and I couldn’t ignore them! Bacon eases the pain though. HAHAHA

      Hugs, Sammy

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  4. Animalcouriers
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 03:54:47

    There is always a bacon-lining to those clouds! Get some naps in Sammy. Bet the humans had fun though.

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  5. easyweimaraner
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 03:57:41

    ah that was clever to stay in the garage, so you were the first who can enter the getaway car. We have a very very quiet night because of the soccer thingy what “Les Bleus” lost last nigh :o) Have a super caturday with tons of bacon to “repair” your ears :o)

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    • onespoiledcat
      Jul 05, 2014 @ 06:18:44

      Hi Easy! The extra bacon certainly will go a long way towards erasing the memory of all that noise last night! I thought the sky was falling! Sorry your team lost last night – no wonder it was QUIET!

      Hugs, Sammy

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  6. baileyboatcat
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 05:24:16

    Sammy I’m glad you got extra bacon… you know to help with the trauma! wink wink! we have fireworks here everyweekend over the summer… the Italians love them, but we don’t understand sometimes they let them off before it’s fully dark!!! Happy Caturday my furiend!

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    • onespoiledcat
      Jul 05, 2014 @ 06:17:48

      Hi Bailey! I think maybe fireworks are fun for humans no matter what time of day they make all that noise! Around here they started up in early afternoon while the sun was still out!!! Have a happy weekend my friend.

      Hugs, Sammy

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  7. Austin Towers
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 05:39:59

    You surely deserve that extra bacon, Sammy!! i bet it was frightening! We didn’t have one firework last night. Nope, not one. I guess nobody was celebrating here! mol Happy weekend, buddy xox

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    • onespoiledcat
      Jul 05, 2014 @ 06:16:52

      Hi Austin!! Nice to see you my friend…..I think by later on today I’ll have caught up on my beauty sleep……yawn…..it was a nice 4th of July but just a bit noisy!!!

      Hugs, Sammy

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  8. fozziemum
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 05:57:56

    Extra bacon is a must my sweet Sammy….and the garage..i agree with Easy you had a getaway plan all sorted…sounds like so much fun and I assume mum and da bout ‘tovers home as we call leftovers :) now catch up on some naps and have a restful Saturday hugs and loves Fozziemum xx

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  9. Dianna
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 06:07:48

    I only heard a few, Sammy, but they had me completely confused. Motor Mommy tried to calm me by putting me on the bed (beside Motor Man) and covering me with my “blankie”, but I was having no part of it. Thankfully, it was just a few booms by neighbors – we’re too far away from the big stuff to hear it!
    Happy Bacon Caturday! Enjoy your extra naps today.
    Love, Sundae

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    • onespoiledcat
      Jul 05, 2014 @ 06:15:24

      Hi Sundae! I’m sorry you were confused by the fireworks – I guess I was too – noisy, a little scary, but this morning I’m having tent naps to make up for it all!!

      Love, Sam

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  10. Genevieve Petrillo
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 06:32:36

    You were a brave boy, Sammy! You definitely deserve the extra bacon. I am not afraid of fireworks at all. But Mom had to carry me past a garden gnome the other day because I’m pretty sure it was trying to kill me.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

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  11. Hailey and Zaphod
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 07:59:26

    Glad you found a safe place. WE didn’t have the evil booms last night as we are in Canada however where we live we had St. Jean Baptist Day on June 24 and Canada Day on July 1, we had booms almost every night for a week! Hailey was not so brave . . . .

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    • onespoiledcat
      Jul 05, 2014 @ 10:45:07

      You get boomies on DIFFERENT days but the result is still the same isn’t it…………..NOISE!!!!! Well, let’s hope today is QUIET for all of us!

      Hugs, Sam

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  12. Pix Under the Oaks
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 08:09:59

    Nice that you found a safe place Sammy. I kind of figured your Mom’s potato salad would be a hit! It was a beautiful day and then last night the neighbor down the road started up. It has been worse, so no complaints here and I suspect there will be more tonight. Glad you are enjoying your bacon this morning. CH and I shared two pieces yesterday morning.. :D AND egg and toast!!!

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    • onespoiledcat
      Jul 05, 2014 @ 10:42:45

      Hi Miss Pix! So you baconized yourselves yesterday huh? Great – – – I bet you felt better ALLL day long. It’s “the great energizer”!! Mom’s ‘tater salad was a big hit…..so were the crabs!!

      Happy RESTFUL Saturday
      Love, Sam

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  13. purrfectkitties
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 08:15:27

    Aww, sweetie! We’re sp glad you found a safe place. Enjoy your extra bacon! Yum! :-) Happy Caturday, sweetie! :-D xx Roxy & Tigerlino <3

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  14. The Florida Furkids
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 08:31:07

    We seemed to have more boomers than usual this year. There were a lot of pretty ones and lots of just plain LOUD ones. Glad you got extra bacon to make up for it!!! We snuggled closer to our Dad and slept really well!!

    The Florida Furkids

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    • onespoiledcat
      Jul 05, 2014 @ 10:44:26

      Everybody says they had more fireworks than usual this year – wonder what THAT was all about?!?! I know you were happy to have some GREAT “Dad time” yesterday – we knew you’d be cuddling all day and night and never even NOTICE the fireworks.

      Hugs and Happy Blogoversary!
      Sammy

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  15. Brian Frum
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 08:45:51

    We sure had lots of noisy boomers and we will for at least 2 more nights. We all did surprisingly good though!

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  16. guineapigsqueak
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 09:05:11

    Whee had no fireworks for whee do not live in America! Therefore whee were saved the fear that the BOOMS bring!
    The Pigs xx

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  17. Julia M
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 10:52:30

    I think the garage sounds like an excellent place to hide out – wherever you feel safe and sound! And as to the extra bacon, it sounds most deserved :-) Big hugs Julia & Oscar <3

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  18. Noodle
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 11:01:10

    We had so many booms! They went on for hours!
    This year I didn’t even go under the bed though…I’m a brave kitty!

    Noodle

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  19. winterblueangel
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 11:57:44

    The fireworks are certainly pretty but the noise leaves something to be desired! We didn’t get any near our house but Mom heard they are celebrating that tonight. Enjoy your bacon you deserve it after all the work you did at Scouts and putting up with that loud noise!

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    • onespoiledcat
      Jul 05, 2014 @ 16:36:16

      Oh dear….I do hope the fireworks aren’t LOUD for you Winter! We hope that everyone got their fireworks OUT of their system last night – it was so noisy – we’d love to have a good night’s sleep tonight!!!!

      Hugs, Sammy

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  20. Flynn
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 12:16:55

    You deserve lots of extra bacon for putting up with all those boomies. We get them on November 5th here but they usually start a week early and go on for a couple of weeks. Luckily they are not close by, but if it gets too loud I hide under the duvet.

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    • onespoiledcat
      Jul 05, 2014 @ 16:35:31

      I’m not sure why I chose the garage as my hideout this year when the fireworks started – Mom hasn’t got a clue why but that’s where I wanted to go so that’s where she let me stay. Anyway, they went on FOREVER – hopefully tonight there won’t be more!

      Hugs, Sammy

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  21. dezizworld
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 12:34:46

    OMC Sammy all dat bacon and fwies tu. :) Yous suwe awe lucky. All yous need now is a little cheese. Ow town will celebwate tunite and meez might just hide, not suwe. Sum of da neighbows bwoke da law last night and set off boomews, but meez stayed put wiff mommy cuz hers wus a little out of it. Hers wus vewy purroud of me. :)

    Luv ya’

    Dezi

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    • onespoiledcat
      Jul 05, 2014 @ 16:34:43

      We’re all very proud of you Dezi – you are a wonderful, protective and very helpful young lady kitty………your Mom appreciates you and we think you’re very special……I hope the fireworks aren’t bad for you tonight!!

      Hugs, Sammy

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      • dezizworld
        Jul 06, 2014 @ 03:07:30

        Aaaaw Fank yous Sammy. And yous will nevew guess where meez wus duwin’ all da loud booms. Wight in da livin’ woom wiff mommy and sis Lexi layin’ wound and havin’ a nap and eatin’ meez dinnew. :) Meez didn’t even cawe. WooHoo!!!!

        Luv ya’

        Dezi

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        • onespoiledcat
          Jul 06, 2014 @ 07:07:49

          Dezi you and your sister Lexi are very brave – – – I was somewhat of a wienie hiding out in the garage but when it got quiet I got some cuddles from Mom and all was well!!

          Hugs, Sam

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  22. Kitty Cat Chronicles
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 14:00:04

    Glad you found a safe place to be during all of the boomies! Thankfully you got some bacon to make up for it :) Enjoy your restful day! Sampson had a great time at Scouts yesterday!

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  23. Cody-Cat Chat (@CatChatCaren)
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 14:15:27

    They must have had a major sale on fireworks this year because we had TONS more this year than ever too. So many that I sat on our balcony and filmed some and posted them on Facebook. I was NOT amused. Poor Dakota was about to lose his mind, even with the windows shut and the TV blasting. Cody couldn’t have cared less, he watches them and isn’t bothered a bit by them.

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    • onespoiledcat
      Jul 05, 2014 @ 16:32:20

      Strange isn’t it? So many more people did fireworks than EVER before – feeling extra patriotic? feeling like partying more? I don’t know – but we were ALL glad to get to sleep finally last night!! Cody’s way more brave than I am!!!!

      Hugs, Sammy

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  24. Layla Morgan Wilde (Cat Wisdom 101)
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 14:42:32

    OMC,glad it’s over and bacon as usual. We only had small ones last night and more tonight. Rains postponed our big one to the 16th. Only Domino hides but it’s a perfect sunny day and I’m writing this from the hammock……..

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  25. The Island Cats
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 19:23:51

    Sammy, it was real noisy around here last night. They shoot fire-boomers off over the river and even though it’s about 1/2 mile away, we can still hear them.

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  26. katsrus
    Jul 05, 2014 @ 19:24:03

    It was awful here for my kitties last night. Poor Garfield and Hope hide under the bed most of the night. Extra loud ones too. The others sort of tolerate it. Yum bacon! Sounds like a fun time your parents had. Have a great evening Sammy.
    Sue B

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  27. Katie Isabella
    Jul 06, 2014 @ 07:09:54

    Oh Sammy, I was under the dining table, with mom talking to me and then,she said “Let’s go on to bed”. I snuggled in close during all that noise!!

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  28. Marty the Manx
    Jul 06, 2014 @ 08:26:11

    Glad you got through it all and got your caturday bacon Sammy!

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  29. kittiesblue
    Jul 06, 2014 @ 09:51:30

    We even had fireworks Saturday night all around our neighborhood. Mom and Dad had already gone to bed so we hung out with them. Glad you got extra bacon and survived all the noise. XO, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

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  30. Boomdeeadda
    Jul 06, 2014 @ 12:37:18

    I bet you were a little frightened, poor Sammy. Our city blew up the night sky and also lit up our local bridge with dancing lights while the symphony played O’Canada. It was the first time for the bridge lights to be on. They’re LED and strobe in a multitude of colour to music…Pretty wild. You can watch some of it here. (The lights are at the very beginning, so you don’t have to watch the whole video). xo B

    http://www.lightthebridge.ca

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    • onespoiledcat
      Jul 06, 2014 @ 12:43:32

      WOW Miss Boomdee! That light show is spectacular! We’re out in the country so don’t see any major stuff although we can HEAR the big fireworks they have at Great Meadows where they run the Gold Cup Race every year…..they open it up for huge fireworks just outside of town. We just do our “little stuff” at home!

      Hugs, Sammy

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  31. Misaki
    Jul 07, 2014 @ 16:18:15

    Oh Sammy, glad you found a safe place to hide out. I’m ok with fireworks as long as I’m not home alone

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