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Cat ''Cried Like a Child'' During Fire: Meet The People Who Saved Her

Offbeat  (tags: cat, Baby, luckiest, cat, firefighters, performance, pets, oxygen masks, goodnews )

- 1974 days ago -
Baby is one of the luckiest cats in America today. A week ago she was home alone when a fire broke out in her Queen Creek, Arizona home. But thanks to first responders and the goodwill of a local veterinary clinic, this once-lifeless cat is now breathin

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Tamara Hayes (185)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 10:02 am
Thanks Barb for sharing this story. It is a welcome one in the midst of so much evil, heartache and pain that we are all subjected to every day.

Barbara K (60)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 10:52 am
Aww, what a great story, Sweetie. So glad that the kitty survived and hoping it is healthy now.

Teresa W (782)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 11:03 am
noted, thank you

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 11:26 am
And it i have already seen, and so I cried Thx Barb:)) noted

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 12:10 pm
Thank you the stories with happy endings. I read here on Care2 not too long ago (or was it a Freekibble question ? matter) that cats could make 27 (I think) different sounds. I have had cats most of my life and have never heard anywhere near that many. Perhaps they only use a particular sound if it's necessary.....and sounding like a human was most probably necessary in this case. I hope all fire departments will invest in pet oxygen masks.


MmAway M (506)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 4:05 pm
Thank you so much Barb dear~ Need those happy endings! xoxo coming your way!

Lydia S (155)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 5:43 pm
Oh , Poor kitty ! I bet she did cry !
So glad it was a happy ending , xo

James Merit (144)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 5:50 pm
Amazing story, so happy for Baby and wow these oxygen masks are a miracle for babies rescued form fires and other life and death needs for oxygen. Thank you Barb for sharing!! :)

Christeen A (371)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 5:53 pm
I am thankful for this rescue.

Barb Knight (1688)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 5:57 pm
I am also thankful for this rescue and that Baby was able to produce such an alarming sound!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 6:03 pm
After all the tragic and downright appalling animal situations i've read through today,I'm very gratefull to you for posting a positive and kind animal story. Thanks!!!

Pat B (356)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 6:09 pm sweet that Baby was rescued, and is all right. Thanks to the firemen.!! Way to go.! Thanks, Barb for this.

Catherine Turley (192)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 8:24 pm
click the link inside and consider buying a set of pet masks for your community.

Julia R (296)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 8:36 pm
Great story! I'm so glad that Baby was rescued by these first responders with the aid of a pet oxygen mask. What a wonderful gift this is to donate to your local fire department to save more animalsí lives. Thank you Barb for posting this inspiring and enlightening story!


Susan Warren (0)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 9:31 pm
I didn't even know there were such things as pet oxygen masks. Wonderful story.

Dawn E (95)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 10:47 pm
Great story!

Evelyn B (79)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 10:59 pm
Noted Tks. Barb...Great Story, Kudos to the firemen and the vet clinic for their donation of the masks..Way to go..

Anne W (11)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 11:14 pm
Nice story with a happy ending. I also liked the story under it about the actress in Turkey who tries to help street cats and dogs against all the odds. She is wonderful too.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 11:41 pm
Noted, thanks. A great story indeed. :)

Animae C (514)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 11:42 pm
Another wonderful rescue with the help of the new animal masks, wonderful!

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 12:26 am
I am happy ,Thanks Barb.

Debbie Crowe (87)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 12:58 am
Thank you, thank you, thank you to the Johnson Ranch Animal Clinic for these life saving oxygen masks!!!

And, another great big Thank You to Colin Williams of Rural Metro Fire for using the mask to save poor little Baby's life!!

I sure hope she is doing OK now!

penny C (83)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 5:55 am
Thanks Barb.

Ginger G (438)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 6:01 am
I have been trying to advocate the need for pet oxygen masks for several months now. I cannot stress enough how important these life saving masks are!! I believe that EVERY fire department should have them!! There are many sites online where they can be ordered. I personally use

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 7:46 am
Thanks Barb. I suppose i would be possible to give mouth to mouth resuscitation (I would surely try if I had to), but a pet oxygen mask would be so much better. I hope all fire departments are able to fit them in their budget if they don't already have them.

Melania Padilla (122)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 8:02 am
Great ending! Thank you :)

. (0)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 11:47 am
Thank you.

Kim O (396)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 7:40 pm
Thanks Barb!! Glad they were able to save the kitty!!! I wish I could buy those pet oxygene kits for all of the fire departments here. Phooey on being broke!

Yulan Lawson (156)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 4:02 pm
Thanks for sending the message. Glad to see some good in the world. Thanks for sharing.

Janice G (55)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 5:41 am
Thanks Barb - lovely story

Bianca D (87)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 11:33 pm
Pet oxygen mask?!?! That. Is. Amazing!
Tx Barb! Made my day.
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