Belgians Outwit Terror Suspects with Adorable Cat Pics

Sunday evening, while searching for terror suspects in the aftermath of the Paris attacks, Belgian police put out an official request for radio silence on social media. Citizens were asked to avoid tweeting anything that could inadvertently let terrorists know of of police activity.

So, instead of speculating about suspect whereabouts and police operations, thousands of Belgians rallied on Twitter and used the #BrusselsLockdown hashtag to post pics of their cats — some of them as jihadi cats, others in superhero costumes…

Later, with news of arrests, the all-clear was given by authorities, as well as a message of gratitude from police, a big bowl of yummy cat food.

Careful, Belgium, your humor is showing!

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