I was working late in my office one week later, and my Dad called me to say, "Guess who just walked in?" He was so elated and relieved, and so was I! After being gone for ten days, my little Slinkydink had returned home, meowing a blue streak all night to my Dad, as if to recount all the things she had seen and experienced on her journey.
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While most of us humans enjoy the sounds and sights of fireworks, animals feel very differently about it.
Well, the Italian town of Collecchio, in the province of Parma, is doing something about this. In 2015, the local government introduced new legislation whereby people are required to use "silent fireworks." This is a means of respecting the animals and reducing the strain and anxiety it causes in them.