Festival of the Cats – Belgium

Festival of the Cats, Ypres, Belgium

A festival of Cats with a cat parade!
The Kattenstoet (lit. “Festival of the Cats”) is a parade in Ypres, Belgium, devoted to the cat. It has been held regularly on the second Sunday of May since 1955.

Link to Cat festival
Some worrying lists of events from the website

8h Cat throwing from the belfry tower by the city jester (not real cats)

19h Burning of the witches on the Grote Markt (Hopefully no real witches)

cat parade


cat parade



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