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Cat Saves Owner’s Life By Knocking On Neighbor’s Window

Cat Saves Owner’s Life By Knocking On Neighbor’s Window

Dogs usually are the pets that make headlines for saving the lives of their owners, but in this case, the hero was an English black cat named Slinky Malinki.

Former nurse Janet Rawlison had taken morphine for severe back pain and suffered a serious reaction. The reaction was so bad that she collapsed and lay on the floor slipping in and out of consciousness for five days. On day five, her cat, Slinky Malinki, finally decided to enlist help for his human companion. He went to the neighbor’s house in an effort to get their attention. He jumped on a windowsill and began tapping the window with his paw. At first they were puzzled by the odd behavior of their neighbor’s normally aloof cat, but then it suddenly dawned on them that they had not seen Janet in a few days, so they went over to her house to investigate.

Upon arriving to the house they managed to enter through the back door only to find Janet nearly comatose on the floor. The neighbors thought she was dead. Fortunately, they managed to revive the retired nurse and get her the life-saving medical treatment she urgently needed.

Janet is clear that her handsome black cat with yellow eyes was her savior: ”He saved my life. Without him I might not have made it,” she told the Lancashire Telegraph.

For Slinky Malinki’s heroic action, he has been nominated for the Cats Protection Charity’s National Cat Awards. If he wins this nomination in August, he will then be in the running for Englands National Cat of the Year.

Since this scary episode with morphine, Janet feels Slinky Malinki has been keeping a closer eye on her. ”He sits on hills beyond the house and he watches out for me going into the kitchen,” Janet told the Telegraph. “If he doesn’t see me go in for a couple of hours he will come into the house and find me, and if I don’t see him he will tap me on the leg or arm until I respond. He never did that until the incident with the morphine.”

Slinky Malinki proves that black cats can be good luck – and if it were up to me, this smart feline would win National Cat of the Year.

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Cherise Udell

Cherise Udell is a mom, clean air advocate, anthropologist and feline aficionado with the nomadic habit of taking spontaneous sojourns to unusual destinations. Before her adventures in motherhood, she was an intrepid Amazon jungle guide equipped with a pair of sturdy wellingtons and a 24-inch machete, as well as a volunteer at a rainforest animal rescue center.


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3:02AM PDT on Oct 5, 2014

I agree - Slinky Malinki should win National Cat of the Year!! He is a true HERO!!

11:39AM PDT on Aug 24, 2014

Cats are indeed very clever. They are also discerning, which is one reason they're so cute.

1:43AM PDT on Aug 18, 2014

Grazie per la condivisione di questa commovente storia. Cane, gatto, coniglio, maialino ecc. continuo a pensare che sono i nostri migliori amici nell'aiutarci sempre quando ne abbiamo bisogno. Grazie per aver portato alla nostra conoscenza di questa grande storia.

9:14AM PDT on Aug 16, 2014

What a heart warming story. Slinky Malinki is a real hero.

9:41AM PDT on Aug 15, 2014

Thank goodness Slinky Malinki was around to make the neighbor away they had not seen Janet in days.

12:20PM PDT on Aug 12, 2014


9:13AM PDT on Aug 12, 2014

Clever Kitty.

12:34PM PDT on Aug 11, 2014

the ultimate proof that your cat love you and when something is wrong, he know it! Really great article! thank you for sharing!

2:00AM PDT on Aug 5, 2014

I would like to thank all Care2 members who already signed my petition.
if no, please help give an happy end to that sad story :
1) Care 2

But unfortunately this is still not the end of the sufferings for those animals. This Monday 28th july a stray horse was hit by a car and was euthanized due to an open fracture. link : Tribuna de Petropolis
As some people of the city and from the neighborhoods, took them to a sanctuary*, the hope is rising, it's up to you to make it grow by still sharing the petitions. I will tell you more about the sanctuary in the next update...

Thank you for caring

2:00AM PDT on Aug 5, 2014

DON'T BUY IN A SHOP ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

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I love cabbage so will try this. Thanks.

Thanks for that. Already use a reasonable amount

The human should also work out this amity with other animals


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