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Belgium's Response To Terror Is To Flood The Internet With Cats

• True Activist

There are two ways to react to events in life: out of love or out of fear. Folks in Belgium aren't letting what the nation's prime minister deemed a "serious and imminent threat" dampen their spirits.

When the Belgian capital of Brussels was placed under the highest level of terror alert over the weekend, Defense Minister Steven Vandeput asked social media users to remain silent on police movements as they conducted a series of raids related to the November 13th attacks.

In a sign of solidarity, as well as defiance to the terrorists, Belgians began tweeting cat pictures.

Flooding the internet with cat memes and the hashtag #BrusselsLockdown, the people have effectively buried any actual intelligence on police movements that might have been shared.