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Argentina: Hero cat 'Loli' saves sleeping owner from fire01:24

Argentina: Hero cat 'Loli' saves sleeping owner from fire

Argentina, Rosario
March 31, 2017 at 07:33 GMT -00:00 · Published

A cat named Loli saved the life of its sleeping owner after raising the alarm during a fire by biting and scratching him to wake him up, in the city of Rosario, Santa Fe Province, Friday.

When a fire broke out in Eduardo Tambasia's house in the early morning hours, the family pet reportedly ran to his room and woke him up. Eduardo recalled what had happened: "As I have undergone surgery I take loads of pills, so I fell asleep. I usually wake up at 10:00 am. Around 8:00 or 8:30, the cat came to scratch me, bite me, to wake me up because something was going on."

Because of the quick-acting cat's actions, Eduardo was able to escape the fire by breaking a window in the kitchen and jumping out. "I went to the window facing to the street, my neighbours [who were outside] and I managed to break the window and I had to jump," he said.

Argentina: Hero cat 'Loli' saves sleeping owner from fire01:24
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A cat named Loli saved the life of its sleeping owner after raising the alarm during a fire by biting and scratching him to wake him up, in the city of Rosario, Santa Fe Province, Friday.

When a fire broke out in Eduardo Tambasia's house in the early morning hours, the family pet reportedly ran to his room and woke him up. Eduardo recalled what had happened: "As I have undergone surgery I take loads of pills, so I fell asleep. I usually wake up at 10:00 am. Around 8:00 or 8:30, the cat came to scratch me, bite me, to wake me up because something was going on."

Because of the quick-acting cat's actions, Eduardo was able to escape the fire by breaking a window in the kitchen and jumping out. "I went to the window facing to the street, my neighbours [who were outside] and I managed to break the window and I had to jump," he said.

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