A purr-fect union? Cats war over ‘Brexit’ on social media

The fur is flying on social media as Britons prepare to vote Thursday on whether the United Kingdom should remain in the European Union. The hashtags #CatsAgainstBrexit and #CatsForBrexit flooded Twitter [TWTR.N] on Monday and Tuesday, as pro- and anti-independence citizens tweeted feline photos and messages imploring voters to side with them in the referendum on Thursday on a British exit or “Brexit.” The vote comes amid warnings from world leaders, investors and companies that a decision to leave the 28-nation bloc would diminish Britain’s influence, unleash turmoil on markets and send shock waves around the Western world. “Naughty Cat worries we’ll be on the outside looking in, missing influence we once had #CatsAgainstBrexit,” tweeted Nicola Blackwood (@nicolablackwood), a conservative politician and member of parliament for Oxford West and Abingdon, late Monday.

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