I think I was being very sweet and nice, when the ZH asked me to "pose"
on this old blanket.  I know I should really celebrate this holiday, as I am
a very "independent" cat.  But the truth is: I have now put on ear muffs,
the blanket is over my head, and I am hiding in the closet under some
old clothes.  I HATE the BOOM BOOMS! 
Don't know what's wrong with that girl.  BOOM-BOOMS don't bother
me one little bit.  So I'm putting on my top hat, gathering my sparklers
and heading down to Riverfront Park in the village. 
It's gonna be a grand show!
Have a safe and fun holiday!  We'll be back on Tuesday.


  1. Happy 4th of July friend. I don't really like the boom boom either, but I go in basement family room where it's quiet and sit on a lap! Don't hear a thing down there.

  2. We have similar attitudes here. Thunder is not bothered at all. Phantom has been upset by fireworks in the past but seems to have gotten better now that he doesn't hear very much. And Ciara - we are waiting to see, she started to be a t-storm worrier this year, but hopefully it won't carry over to the bang bangs this weekend.

    The humans say they will just watch them on the Tube.

    Have lots of fun, Zoey. And Maggy, we sure hope those ear muffs help.

    Happy Fourth.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  3. Enjoy your holiday! We cats don't mind the boomers but the woofies get really scared!!

    The Florida Furkids and Angel Sniffie

  4. Great pictures of you girls. Have a great holiday and don't forget to wear earmuffs, Maggy. That'll muffle the sound.

    pawhugs, Max

  5. Happy 4th to all of you!

  6. Happy 4th - we love the graphics on your post!

  7. your photos are adorable!! Have a great 4th!

  8. We're getting ready to inspect the closet for dustbunnies...

  9. I remember the very first time Sweet Praline heard the boom booms when I moved into my house. After the first one went off, there was a tortie streak underneath my desk and into the closet. After that first year, they didn't bother her. I miss my little Diva!

    Have a safe and happy Independence Day!

    Mom Paula

  10. Barkies here in the SouthWoods get really nasty mouthed about the BOOM BOOMS and they yap and they yap. We are more laid back. We just crawl up in our beans' laps or in their arms and hide our heads. More fun that way.

    Anyways, happy 4th to one and all.

    Y'all come see us sometime, OK?

  11. Kitty earmuffs is a smart idea there should be a sale of them for thunder and holidays.

  12. You guys is sooooo cute! We wuz them pictures! You and your Mumsy sure have fun on them, don't you? Some of us are okay with the bangs and booms, but most of us - the girls and Oliver - go hide.

    Has a happy!

  13. Happy 4th gurlz! Hope you have a great holiday!

  14. Happy 4th of July to yoo gerls and ALL yoor family! Smoochies.

  15. I'm with Maggy. I don't like the Boom Booms either.

    Confetti? Now that looks like fun, Zoey!

    Happy 4th to you!

    Tom & Julie

  16. Happy 4th of July to you all.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

  17. Great photos and header=very festive...Sorry about the bombs bursting in air, lovely Maggy=we hide from them too, but this year there is a burn ban, so no boombooms!!...Happy July 4th to all of you=have a fun day, precious friends=you are too adorable Zoey!!...xoxo...Calle, Halle, Sukki

  18. Happy 4th of July!!!!

    We don't like the kaboomies AT ALL!

    We vote for a new tradition of quiet reflection of our independence!

  19. we hope you have a lovely 4th! Watch out for boomies!

  20. Happy 4th of July friends!!! Enjoy the celebration :-)

  21. Happy 4th of July to all of you! I don't mind the booms of fireworks too much but poor Willow is under the bed at the first boom.

    Purrrrrrrrrs, China Cat

  22. Happy 4th of July to you all! Maggy, this is excellent that you have earmuffs and a good hiding place! Congrats on that! Zoey and ZH hope you enjoy the boom-booms! Great pictures!

  23. Happy 4th of July you two cuties! We will be so glad when the boomers stop!

  24. Happy Independence Day. May you have no big fireworks to scare you and lots of treats from the BBQ!