Home

Both Sides of Syrian Conflict Agree to Take 15-Minute Break to Watch Local Kitten Attempt to Escape Cardboard Box
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Sources are reporting that both sides of the heated civil war in Syria have agreed to a short ceasefire so that all may enjoy watching a small kitten try and get out of a cardboard box.

The kitten, nicknamed ‘فقاعات’ (translation: ‘Bubbles’) was first noticed by Syrian rebel Kinan Aflek who quickly alerted others to the priceless moment.

  
What
Where


“I was on my way to our hideout when I first noticed the little guy jump from atop of a garbage can lid into the box. You should have seen it, I couldn’t believe how far he jumped!”

Aflek confirmed that after the kitten landed in the box, he proceeded to peek his head out the top and scratch at the sides in an effort to climb out. Soon enough, a crowd of hundreds surrounded the box to watch the little guy give it his all.

Muhammed Azmeh, a high-ranking general in the Syrian Army, went to investigate the gathering and upon seeing the scene took out his phone and broadcasted a video of the kitten to government officials. Officials then put the live feed up on the government’s national television station, and shortly after leaders from both sides of the conflict agreed a ceasefire was in order to prevent any distractions from watching the kitten’s struggle.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




“Oh, I think he’s going to make it this time…no! Aw, so close!” noted Sanharib Youssef, a spokesperson for the Ba’ath Party leadership.

The event has led to the first halt in fighting for the entire duration of the civil war, which began back in March 2011. The only exception occurred when a local store manager attempted to take the cat out of the box himself, and was shoved off to the side by a rebel who urged him not to ‘ruin the moment’.



Even incumbent President Bashar al-Assad, a controversial figure to say the least, has taken part in expressing his joy at the occasion. He provided the following comment after Bubbles meowed twice and batted at his own tail:

“You know, moments like this warm my heart and make me appreciate the little joys that life has to offer. What a cute little guy… what were even fighting about anyway?”

At press time, sources confirmed that Bubbles was finally able to knock over the box and escape into a nearby alley. Following this, both sides promptly remembered what they were fighting about and proceeded to continue massacring each other.

Note: This article is satirical and is not based on factual reporting.



 

RELEVANT JOBS

Senior M&A Attorney

USA-IL-Chicago

Our corporate boutique law firm is seeking a senior level M&A attorney with a book of business that ...

Apply now

Paralegal / Legal Assistant

USA-MN-Rochester

O\'Brien & Wolf, L.L.P., a general practice law firm in Rochester, Minnesota, is seeking a Family La...

Apply now

Medical Malpractice Attorney

USA-CO-Denver

Hall & Evans, LLC, one of Denver\'s most recognized and respected law firms, is continuing its expan...

Apply now

Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-CO-Denver

Hall & Evans, L.L.C., one of Colorado\'s most established law firms, currently has an opportunity fo...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-FL-Miramar

Miramar office of our client seeks litigation associate attorney with 2 years of work experience han...

Apply Now

Insurance Defense/General Liability Attorney

USA-FL-Tampa

Tampa office of our client seeks insurance defense/general liability attorney with 5+ years of exper...

Apply Now

Municipal Law Associate Attorney

USA-CO-Centennial

Centennial office of our client seeks associate attorney with 2 years of Special District practice e...

Apply Now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top