WHILE festivalgoers lauded it as one of the best fireworks displays Nelson Mandela Bay’s flagship Splash Festival has put on in years, animal lovers were not impressed as their furry friends whimpered in terror on Saturday night.
The loud bangs from the fireworks display at Hobie Beach echoed as far out as Lovemore Heights and New Brighton, sending animals into a panic and some running away from their homes.
Angry pet owners took to social networks, calling for fireworks to be banned completely. – Zandile Mbabela
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