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Published:January 19th, 2010 13:09 EST

Hero Kitty Saves Couple And Even The Dog From Fire

By Robert Paul Reyes


"Josh Ornberg and Letitia Kovalovsky, who is pregnant with twins, say their cat,`Baby,` woke them early Monday morning as they slept on a couch in the living room.

`The cat started bugging him and when he woke up he noticed that the living room was filling with smoke,` Wonder Lake Fire Protection District Asst. Chief Mike Weber said.

He said he called authorities after a failed attempt to put the fire out by himself with an extinguisher." Read More

The couple, the cat and their pet dog escaped the fire without any injuries, but the hero cat ran away and hasn`t come home.

I don`t blame the kitty, why return to the home of an owner who calls 911 after a failed attempt to put the fire out by himself. The foolish man should have yelled at his wife to call 911 while he was trying to extinguish the fire.

An even more perplexing question than why the owner didn`t call 911 immediately, is why the couple were sleeping on a couch in the living room instead of in their bedroom.

I can understand if the guy was sleeping on the sofa by himself, every husband has been banished from the bedroom by an angry wife at least once or twice.

For heaven`s sake, the wife is pregnant with twins, and certainly she would be better off sleeping in a comfy bed. But it was fortunate that they were sleeping in the living room, because the fire started in their bedroom.

I hope Baby the cat is sleeping comfortably in a bed with a new owner.

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